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?
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...
Rob Schmitz: A portrait of modern China
Rob Schmitz is the Shangahai Correspondent for NPR (National Public Radio) and is the author of Street of Eternal Happiness. The book captures life in modern China...
Could bugs be the answer to global hunger?
The film Bugs follows a team from Copenhagen-based Nordic Food Lab as they travel the world to learn from some of the millions of people who already eat insects. Director...
Kristen Martin: The latest from Hollywood
Hollywood reporter Kristen Martin reports on this week's entertainment news, from Steve Harvey's harsh note to his staff and Cliff Curtis' huge role in the upcoming...
Nici Wickes: Mother's Day Brunch
Eggy Crumpets with Rhubarb, Feijoa & Apple Compote This take on French toast is better than the original in my books. Serves 6 2 large eggs½ tsp cinnamon2-3...
Francesca Rudkin: Viceroy’s House, Alien: Covenant
Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to review sci-fi thriller Alien: Covenant and - one that's perfect for Mother's Day - Viceroy's House. Read Francesca's...
Kevin Milne: The remarkable strength of mothers
With Mother's Day this weekend, Kevin Milne explains some of the many reasons he admires the work of mothers so much.
Jack Tame: Trump-Comey saga almost too absurd to be true
Jack Tame updates us on the latest twists and turns in the "delicious political thriller" that is the James Comey-Donald Trump saga. READ MORE: Trump tells James...
Programme Info May 6, 2017
Special Guest: Nadia Reid Album out now: Preservation Concert: Live at the Hollywood Cinema, Friday June 16th. Tickets available now from www.justtheticketnz.com. Francesca...
Catherine Raynes: The Fix, Into the Water
Whitcoulls' Catherine Raynes joins Jack Tame to review The Fix by David Baldacci (Pan Macmillan $30) and Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday $38).
Matt Chisholm: Survivor NZ a 'fascinating social experiment'
Out of the 8,000 who applied to be on the reality show Survivor NZ, 16 Kiwis have been chosen to battle it out for the ultimate prize and title of 'Sole Survivor'. Taking...
Paul Stenhouse: Microsoft's new laptop, Facebook's content crackdown
The newest contributor to Jack Tame's show, technology commentator Paul Stenhouse talks tech, He discusses Microsoft's new Surface laptop, Facebook's crackdown...
NZ Music Month: Nadia Reid
New Zealand musician Nadia Reid has been described by Billboard as "otherworldly" with a "voice as full and warm as felted wool". The top music magazine also credited her...
Francesca Rudkin: A Dog's Purpose, Documentary Edge Festival
Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to review A Dog's Purpose - "a slightly weird take on loving and losing a pet". She also discusses the Documentary...
Kevin Milne: NZ toilets a world behind Japan's
Kevin Milne loved visiting Japan recently and believes New Zealand could take some inspiration from their ingenious bathrooms. LISTEN ABOVE: Kevin Milne speaks...
Jack Tame: A study in fairness
This morning Jack Tame opened his show by asking: Is our justice system really fair? He compares the sentence given in a serious case of benefit fraud of $240,000,...