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.
He’s spent 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?
Music review: New from The Offspring
Music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listen to The Offspring’s first album in over a decade: Let the Bad times Roll.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Malcolm Rands: Getting rid of E-waste
Getting rid of E-waste Oh, we love our phone and laptops, our toasters, blenders, vacuums, hairdryers, smoke detectors and everything that plugs in. We couldn’t...
Book review: The Crocodile Hunter
Book reviewer Catherine Raynes has been reading The Crocodile Hunter by Gerald Seymour and Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Playing tourist in Auckland
Travel writer Mike Yardley has been playing tourist in Auckland. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Ruud Kleinpaste: Autumn's the time to look at your lawn
Lawns and their problems Autumn time is a great time to work on “lawns”. This is the best time to “sow” a new lawn, after totally spraying the old grasses and weeds,...
Wine review with Bob Campbell: A punchy Sauvignon Blanc
Bob Campbell has a Sav recommendation for the weekend, the Stoneleigh 2020 Latitude Sauvignon Blanc $19.99.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Paul Stenhouse: An internet browser for kids
Microsoft's Edge browser is rolling out a kids edition If you share your laptop or desktop with a younger family member, now you can force the browser into a kids mode...
Screentime: The Nevers, Earth Moods and Younger
The Nevers: HBO’s new sci-fi fantasy series is an epic tale following a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and...
Eddie Izzard talks Nazis, Judi Dench and using the right pronoun
Covid has done nothing to slow comic Eddie Izzard down. She - yes she does sometimes go by she - has just finished 31 remote marathons and performing 31 remote stand...
Nici Wickes: Quince and spice cake
Quince and space cakeQuince fruit are a wonderful autumn gift. Making quince paste or jelly is one use for them but poaching them to use in this cake is another...
Film review: The US vs Billie Holiday and Thunder Force
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching biographical film The United States v Billie Holiday, and Thunder Force. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Kevin Milne: Why I put my hand in the dog poo bin
Kevin Milne has been putting his hand into the dog poo bin in at the dog park.He's been on the phone to Jack Tame, to explain why. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Jack Tame: Border issues are utterly unacceptable
Kiwis should be angry about the lack of checks on border testing.This weekend marks a milestone of sorts. Australia, we’re coming at'cha! I’m excited to visit my...
Music review: Demi Lovato's return
Our music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listening to the new album by Demi Lovato. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Book review: The Last Reunion and A Million Things
Catherine Raynes has been reading The Last Reunion by Kayte Nunn and A Million Things by Emily Spurr.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Bites & Brews in New Plymouth
Our traveller Mike Yardley's pretty excited about the prospect of some international travel, with this week's announcement of a travel bubble with Australia. But...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Keeping guava moths at bay
Guava Moth It’s an Aussie moth which arrived in NZ 1997 – probably through wind-dispersal. In Australia its main host is a lillipilly – a member of the Myrtle Family,...
Dr Bryan Betty: Dealing with high blood pressure
Resident Doctor Bryan Betty has been giving Jack Tame some tips on how to deal with High Blood Pressure. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Gavin Grey: The UK prepares to farewell Prince Philip
UK correspondent Gavin Grey has been speaking to Jack Tame about the death of Prince Philip, and how the royals are preparing to farewell him. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
A former Kiwi royal staffer remembers Prince Philip
Kiwi born Jason worked closely with Prince Philip in Buckingham Palace, and was even invited to spend Christmas at Sandringham. He didn't want to use his last name,...
Paul Stenhouse: Siri's gender is about to change
Siri's gender is about to change Ever since Siri was introduced, the default voice for US users has been female. That's about to change in an effort to promote diversity...
Screentime: This is a Robbery, The Serpent and Burden of Truth
Screentime Queen Tara Ward has some picks for your weekend. This is a Robbery: The World’s Greatest Art Heist: a true crime documentary series about the events of...
Film review: The Father and The College Admission Scandal
The Father A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones,...
Nici Wickes: New season Butternut and Chorizo
NEW SEASON BUTTERNUT & CHORIZO Though butternuts and other pumpkin is available year-round and we know it’s a good keeper, it’s fabulous to have it fresh out of...
Royal expert Robert Hardman on the extraordinary life of Prince Philip
The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip has died peacefully, just two months shy of his 100th birthday. He lived a unique life, attending tens of thousands of events...