Andrew Dickens' Sunday Café
9AM - 12PMSun
Andrew Dickens’ Sunday Café is a show that will take you out and about amongst the lives of busy New Zealanders. Full of inspiration, ideas and fun it’s a fresh way to start Sunday.
The Sunday papers editors battle it out in 'The Press Conference'. The Daily Mail’s Dan Wooton is across entertainment news. As well as feature interviews, there’s books with Joan Mackenzie from Whitcoulls, food with Michael Van De Elzen, gardening with Jacque Tucker, travel with Megan Singleton, financial advice with Hannah McQueen of enableMe, and gadgets and tech with Peter Griffin. Andrew is also joined by two guests each week on The Panel. Andrew Dickens’ Sunday Café is packed full of information, entertainment and opinion.
It’s been a long road in broadcasting before Andrew Dickens came to Newstalk ZB. Starting at Radio B as Station Manager in the 80s, Andrew has been around the world on radio. Not only has he been on air in Hamilton, Wanganui, Greymouth and Wellington but he’s also been a breakfast host in London and even Monaco. Then, there was 13 years as breakfast host on Auckland’s Classic Hits.
He’s a qualified journalist, a father of 2 boys (who are eating him out of house and home) and the owner of an unruly Labradoodle.
James Taylor: Before this World
James Taylor is one of the most successful American singer-songwriters of all time, having sold more than 100 million records. In February, Taylor will be in New...
Michael Barone: Dawn of a Trump presidency
Michael Barone is a longstanding consverative American pundit. He writes for the Washington Examiner, Townhall.com, and edits the well-regarded Almanac of American...
Ian Mune: Returning to the stage
Ian Mune is New Zealand acting royalty. For decades he's been gracing our television and cinema screens in both acting and writing roles. Now's he returning to...
Naresh Kumar: Riding against human trafficking
Naresh Kumar is riding a tandem bicycle from Cape Reinga to Bluff, and he's picking up strangers along the way. It's all for a good cause, in support of TearFund's #standwithher...
Joan Mackenzie: Best non-fiction books for reading and giving
Joan MacKenzie of Whitcoulls joins Andrew Dickens to share her best non-fiction books for reading and giving: I Know this to be True, Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance, Working...
Megan Singleton: Last-minute travel gifts
Travel blogger Megan Singleton joins Andrew Dickens to share her ideas for last-minute travel gifts. Get in the know here.
Peter Griffin: Top 10 gadgets of 2016
Technology expert Peter Griffin shares his top 10 gadgets of 2016 with Andrew Dickens.
Jacque Tucker: How to keep your garden alive if you are going away
I have a tiny garden with lots of things growing in pots, so keeping things alive if I’m not there to water them is a big issue. If you're going away over Christmas...
Dan Wooton: Celebrity news from 2016
Entertainment correspondent Dan Wooton talks to Andrew Dickens about Prince Harry's latest match, the end of Brangelina, celebrity deaths, and the year that was...
Niva Retimanu: Never say never and the news stories that rocked 2016
Newstalk ZB's Niva Retimanu reckons never say never as she joins Andrew Dickens to discuss the year's biggest news stories.
Michael Van de Elzen: Preparing for a scrumptious Christmas Day
What a year it has been. One full year on the farm! At least now I know the head from the backside of my cows! The launch of the Good from scratch brand with some...
Barry Soper: Dissecting John Key's shock retirement decision
Political editor Barry Soper joins Andrew Dickens to dissect the year's most dramatic political news story - John Key's shock retirement decision.
Andrew Dickens: Defending the year that was
Andrew Dickens is exhausted from Christmas festivities as he introduces his final Sunday Cafe of the year. He ponders the year that's been - Between Trump, Brexit...
The Doobie Brothers: Keeping the long train runnin'
The Doobie Brothers is one of the most enduring bands of the rock'n'roll era. They've sold more forty million albums worldwide, and have given us such hits as Long...
Jane Clifton & Maggie Eyre: New leadership for the country
Following the shock resignation of Prime Minister John Key, National frontbenchers have been lobbying and jockeying to decide the new leadership of the party and...
Radio Hauraki: Fifty years of rabble-rousing
It's been fifty years since Radio Hauraki first set sail on the Gulf and began broadcasting in defiance of a government which wouldn't let them play their pop tunes....
Joan's Picks: The Wrong Side of Goodbye, Swing Time
Whitcoulls' Head Book Buyer Joan MacKenzie shares her favourite picks of the week. This week: The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly. Swing Time by Zadie...
Sergei Polunin: Ballet Prodigy
Andrew Dickens talks to well-known ballet dancer Sergei Polunin, who is widely recognised for his performance to Hozier's 'Take Me to Church.' He said before the...
Megan Singleton: Affordable Beverly Hills
Megan Singleton talks about how to do Beverly Hills without breaking the bank. Check out her blog that gives you a detailed insight on Beverly Hills' must do's...
Peter Griffin: Earthquake Monitoring
Peter Griffin discusses the need for New Zealand to install earthquake monitoring devices- following Japan as a model when it comes to giving early warning of earthquakes. He...