Saturday Morning with Jack Tame
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SATURDAY MORNINGS WITH JACK TAME
The only way to start your weekend!
Jack Tame is a media juggernaut who shows no sign of slowing down.
Not only does he host his own radio show, Jack also co-host's TVNZ's Breakfast and writes for the Herald on Sunday.
He’s just returned from 5 years in New York where he was based as TVNZ’s US Correspondent.
Jack’s crisp perspective, style and enthusiasm makes for refreshing and entertaining Saturday morning radio.
News, sport, books, music, gardens and celebrities – what better way to spend your Saturdays?
Screen Time: Guerrilla, Fallet, Terrace House
Resident reviewer Tara Ward talks all things television. Guerilla a drama about two activists in 1970s London and their efforts to free a political prisoner and start...
Movie Review: Deadpool 2, Spielberg and Anote's Ark
New Zealand Herald movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to talk about the latest releases, including: Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds and Julian Dennison. Spielberg...
US Civil rights activist: I feel maybe the kids are gonna lead us again
In 1957 MinniJean Brown-Trickey was a 15 year old student who along with eight other African-Americans helped to lead the desegregation battle in Little Rock Arkansaw,...
Nici Wickes: Scotch eggs with apple & mustard mayonnaise
If you’re staying up to watch a certain royal wedding, or a game of rugby for that matter, these make the perfect snack for supper! Makes 4 4 large eggs + one...
Jack Tame: Royal weddings not everyone's cup of tea
Travelling through the back roads of Spain and staying with a local family along the way, Jack recalls his surprise at their reaction to William and Kate's royal...
Kevin Milne: The confronting task of booking into a retirement home
After reading an article on the reality of the ever growing squeeze for places in retirement villages Kevin Milne has taken the plunge and booked in, though it may...
Is Google Assistant super cool, or super creepy?
Technology expert Paul Stenhouse talks to Jack Tame about the new technology 'Google Assistant' unveiled this week and why it's freaking some people out. LISTEN...
Bob Campbell: A bright, fresh, fruit-focused red wine
Bob Campbell, vice president of the Circle of Wine Writers and director of Wine Searcher -the world's largest wine website talks to Jack Tame about his Best buy...
Movie Review: Tully, Chappaquiddick
New Zealand Herald movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to talk about the latest releases, including: Tully starring Mackenzie Davis, Charlize Theron,...
Nici Wickes: Mothers Day duck
Whilst duck legs require a longer, slower cook to get the best from them, duck breasts are best served crispy-skinned and rare. Cooked this way, they are meltingly...
Screen Time: Picnic at Hanging Rock, Safe, Rosehaven and Royal Wedding fever
Resident reviewer Tara Ward talks all things television. Picnic at Hanging Rock: the classic 1975 movie has been rebooted into a six part drama beginning on Soho...
Peter Greste: I really do believe good journalism is needed
Wars have always been about propaganda but today’s battles are increasingly between ideas, and the media has become part of the battlefield. Peter Greste spent...
Kevin Milne: Where did all those 'Little Garden' seedlings go?
Nine million 'Little Garden' seedlings were sent home with New World shoppers last year. Kevin Milne asks what happened to them all? LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: Nuclear disaster could come from big mistakes, or small
Jack Tame talks about a 1980 accident in a small US town and the sheer luck that prevented it from becoming a major nuclear incident. He then asks: Has Donald Trump...
Catherine Raynes: The Fallen, The Perfect Mother
Catherine Raynes joins Jack Tame to review her latest favourite fiction releases, including The Fallen by David Baldacci, and The Perfect Mother Amy Molloy. LISTEN...
Screen Time: Love, Nina, Trust, The Rain
Resident reviewer Tara Ward talks all things television. Love, Nina: a charming comedy written by Nick Hornby and starring Helena Bonham-Carter (Lightbox) Trust: drama...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Leaf mould, black gold
We made compost a few weeks ago and discussed autumn colours last week. Now it’s time for gathering all the fallen leaves and storing them for years to come as “leaf-mould” I’ve...
Movie Review: The Breaker Upperers, The Isle Of Dogs
New Zealand Herald movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to talk about the latest releases, including: The Breaker Upperers starring Madeleine Sami, Jackie...
Hannah McQueen: Removing rebate for middle NZ property investors unfair
Is it OK for the government to remove the current rebate available to middle income earner property investors? Financial Advisor, Hannah McQueen, from Enable Me...
Charles Sabine: There is hope around cure for Huntington's
Charles Sabine is an Emmy winning journalist and former war correspondent for NBC. His life changed when he was diagnosed with what is described as the deadliest...
Nici Wickes: Small spiced banana cakes
These little apple cakes are moist and delicious with a squidgy texture which I love! Makes 12 75g butter, softened2 ripe bananas 125mls apple juice 2 eggs 1 1/3...
Kevin Milne: 2018 a cracker so far
As far as new year resolutions go 2018 is Kevin Milne's year. He is building up his health and fitness and has cut down significantly on his alcohol intake. More...
Jack Tame: Is drug education in NZ schools in need of a reality check?
In The fallout of the scandal regarding a pamphlet handed out at a West Auckland College Jack Tame asks: Is New Zealand's attitude to drugs outdated? And is drug...
Programme Information Sat 28th April
SPECIAL GUEST: Award winning author and Rolling Stone Contributing Editor Jeff Goodell talks about his new book The Water Will Come and how climate change is reshaping...
The importance of father/daughter days
Kevin Milne talks to Jack Tame on show about another milestone involving The Killers and the importance of father/ daughter days.LISTEN AS KEVIN MILNE SPEAKS TO...