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?
Hannah McQueen: Pocket money to property
Hannah McQueen of EnableMe discusses some tips for equipping your kids with financial skills, which is the topic of her new book Pocket Money to Property. LISTEN...
Ruud Kleinpaste: The plight of our native birds
A recent report shows around 80 per cent of our native birds on a "slippery slope" to extinction. Naturalist Ruud Kleinpaste discusses some steps we can take to...
Lotta Dann: Recovering from alcoholism a 'complicated journey'
Lotta Dann started blogging about her decision to quit alcohol nearly six years ago, and has since written two books. Her newest book, Mrs D Is Going Within, is...
Francesca Rudkin: Wonderwoman, Baywatch and McLaren
This week Francesca Rudkin reviews three very different films, Baywatch, Wonderwoman (a favourite) and McLaren. LISTEN ABOVE: Francesca Rudkin speaks to Jack Tame
Kevin Milne: An idea for the future of ChristChurch Cathedral
Kevin Milne thinks Christchurch's Cathedral could be turned into a historic landmark in a move that would be "common sense and entrepreneurial". LISTEN ABOVE: Kevin...
Nici Wickes: Gado Gado (steamed vegetable salad)
I first tried this dish on a visit to Bali over 20 years ago and I have loved it ever since. Ingredients 1 cup shredded cabbage ½ cup beans – cut into manageable...
Jack Tame: Trump's climate change decision 'reprehensible, cowardly'
Jack Tame says he agrees with Mike Hosking's recent comments on Donald Trump's decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement deal - to a point. LISTEN ABOVE:...
Catherine Raynes: See You in September, Since We Fell
Catherine Raynes joins Jack Tame to discuss See You in September by Charity Norman (Allen and Unwin $33) and Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane (Hachette $33). LISTEN...
Paul Stenhouse: Google Lens, drone selfies
Technology correspondent Paul Stenhouse joins Jack Tame to talk about Google's latest development, Google Lens, which turns your phone camera into a search box. He...
Jane Wrigglesworth: Natural remedies for better sleep
Without optimal sleep, we cannot be our best physically or mentally. If you’re having trouble winding down at the end of the day, try one of herbs. Valerian – Be...
Movie Reviews: Pirates of the Caribbean, My Pet Dinosaur
Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to talk about Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem. She also...
Rhys Darby heading to NZ for new show 'Mystic Time Bird'
Comedian Rhys Darby has been incredibly busy: he's just wrapped up filming season two of TV show Wrecked, is starring in a sequel to Jumanji and is heading to New...
Kevin Milne: Celebrating this week's rocket launch
Kevin Milne doesn't think there was enough attention paid to the launch of a rocket from New Zealand into space - something he finds much more exciting than watching...
Jack Tame: Living a minimalist life
As he prepares to move into a new central Auckland apartment, Jack Tame reflects on some of the smaller spaces he's occupied over the years. LISTEN ABOVE
Programme Info May 27, 2017
Special Guest Actor and comedian Rhys Darby. His new show is 'Mystic Time Bird', touring the country from the 4th of July. Ticket details at rhysdarby.com Francesca...
Programme Info May 20, 2017
Special Guest Malcolm Bruce - son of Cream singer/songwriter/bassist Jack Bruce Click here to listen to the full interview. Celebrating The music of Cream – 50th...
Catherine Raynes: No Middle Name, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Whitcoulls' Catherine Raynes Jack Tame with her top books of the week. She reviews Jack Reacher: No Middle Name by Lee Child (Penguin $37) and Eleanor Oliphant...
Jane Wrigglesworth: Herbs for winter wellness
Sage and Thyme There has been a lot of concern in the news lately about the increasing rate of antibiotic resistance. For a natural and effective alternative, try...
Hannah McQueen: Lessons from young entrepreneurs
Hannah McQueen of EnableMe has been working with some 11-year-old business-people and found the lessons they've learnt are applicable at all ages. LISTEN ABOVE:...
Malcolm Bruce: Celebrating the music of Cream
Jack Tame's special guest this morning was Malcolm Bruce, the son of Cream's singer, songwriter and bassist Jack Bruce. He's in New Zealand to perform in 'Celebrating the...
Francesca Rudkin: King Arthur, Snatched, Pecking Order
Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to review King Arthur, Snatched and Pecking Order. Read more of Francesca's reviews at the NZ Herald. WATCH: Documentary-maker...
Kevin Milne: The stress of buying concert tickets
Kevin Milne was tasked with buying three tickets to Ed Sheeran this week and he found it a stressful race to secure them. READ MORE: Ed Sheeran confirms two NZ...
Programme Info May 13, 2017
Special Guests Rob Schmitz - Author of Street of Eternal Happiness: Big city dreams along a Shanghai Road, Hachette $40Appearing at the Auckland Writers Festival...
Jack Tame: 25 years of Shortland Street
This morning Jack opened his show by celebrating 25 years of Shortland Street and revealing a special guest on the long-running television drama.
Nici Wickes: Double-chocolate & macadamia biscuits
There's something different about these biscuits – they contain cricket flour! That's right, the latest trend in high protein ingredients includes organically farmed...