Saturday Morning with Jack Tame
SATURDAY MORNINGS WITH JACK TAME
The only way to start your weekend!
With more than 15 years as a journalist and broadcaster, Jack's become a household name on New Zealand airwaves.
Not only does he host his own radio show, Jack also co-hosts TVNZ's Q+A. His work has taken him around the world.
Jack’s crisp perspective, style, and enthusiasm makes for refreshing and entertaining Saturday morning radio.
News, sport, books, music, gardens and food – what better way to spend your Saturdays?
Mike Yardley: Selwyn's Great Alpine Highway
Mike Yardley has got your road trip stops sorted for Selwyn's Great Alpine Highway - the route between Canterbury and the West Coast. LISTEN ABOVE
Music review: Lime Cordial and actor Idris Elba team up
Our music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been having fun listening to Aussie band Lime Cordiale and British actor Idris Elba's collaborative mini-album, Cordi Elba. LISTEN...
Book review: Exit 45 & Anderson Cooper's Vanderbilt's
Exit 45 – Ben Sanders Marshall Grade returns in an action-packed thrill ride through the New York underworld. When a former NYPD colleague is shot dead in front...
Eco-conscious New Years resolutions you can actually keep
Our eco-man Malcolm Rands has been thinking about New Year resolutions you can actually keep that will help our planet: Each New Year many of us make grand resolutions...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Daylight hours and nature
Since we started summer (solstice on the longest day of 21st of December, last year) we’ve basically “turned the corner”. The “longest day” was not really the longest...
Hannah McQueen: Inflation a big issue this year
Finance expert Hannah McQueen says to strap in as inflation is going to be a big issue this year. It’s currently sitting at almost five percent and the signs are...
Paul Stenhouse: Free home-order Covid tests, Netflix being naughty
Ordering free COVID tests was a breeze The US Government is offering four free at-home COVID tests to each residence and ordering them was super simple - I'd probably...
Screentime: Under the Vines, Bloom and Stay Close
Under the Vines: a charming new romantic drama about a Sydney socialite (Rebecca Gibney) and London lawyer (The Crown’s Charles Edwards) who mutually inherit a run-down...
Matthew Vaughn: Hollywood director new film on The King's Man
Matthew Vaughn is a renowned Hollywood director and producer with a portfolio chocka full of cracker films such as Rocketman, Kick-Ass and the comedy classic, Lock,...
Nici Wickes: Tomato & watermelon salad
You’re going to love the sheer juiciness of this salad and the cooling effect of watermelon is hard to beat on these hot summer days. Makes one medium salad Dressing 2...
Film Review: House of Gucci and Scream 5
Movie reviewer Chris Schulz speaks to Francesca Rudkin about the House of Gucci film and another Scream instalment. LISTEN ABOVE
Francesca Rudkin: What a glorious summer it’s been
The weather has been wonderfully settled for months – I’ll remember it as cloudless blue skies and 27 every day, regardless of what weather forecasters predicted,...
Kevin Milne: Let's talk about the weather
Kevin Milne speaks to Francesca Rudkin about the hot weather over the summer break - and why that's not necessarily a good thing. LISTEN ABOVE
Estelle Clifford: Top albums of the year
Music reviewer Estelle Clifford reminisces on her top albums of the year. Want to listen? Click the link below to a Spotify playlist of all the songs on each album. Estelle...
Catherine Raynes: top book picks for summer
Catherine’s top picks for summer Fiction: Never – Ken Follet The Lincoln Highway – Amor Towles Malibu Rising – Taylor Jenkins Reed Wish You Were Here – Jodi...
Mike Yardley: Western Southland nuggets
Mike Yardley gives his top tips on western Southland - places like Riverton and Gemstone Beach. LISTEN ABOVE
Steven Dromgool: Three things to consider ending a relationship
New Year is a common trigger for relationships to end. Three things to consider: 1. We tend to be attracted to similar people, people who break up tend to change...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Tiny summer bugs in the blue sky
Looking forward to Christmas? Why not dive into the garden with a glass of Campari/Soda, grab a hammock and through squinted eye-lids observe the typical summer...
Bob Campbell: Delicious Champagne from Mumm & Pernod Ricard
Mumm Marlborough NV Brut Prestige $35 Why I chose it: - Thought I’d go out with a bang on my last pick for 2021 - A collaboration between Mumm Champagne and Pernod...
Paul Stenhouse: The worst computer vulnerability security researchers have seen
What you should know about the worst computer vulnerability security researchers have ever seen. It's called Log4j. It's a tiny logging application which records...
Gin Wigmore's coming home to tour
Our very own Gin Wigmore is returning home for a five-date tour next year. She’s currently based in L.A with her family where she’s writing a new album and running...
Christmas recipes tips & tricks with Nici Wickes
XMAS RECIPES & TIPS TURKEY The trick to cooking the perfect turkey is this; stuff, truss and flip, by which I mean that I stuff it with a buttery stuffing, including...
Francesca Rudkin: The new Spiderman, Ghostbusters & The King's Man
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching the new Spiderman movie, Ghostbusters & The King's Man. She's also got a review of Westside Story and The Matrix:...
Kevin Milne reflects on the year of 2021
Kevin Milne chats to Jack Tame about the ups and downs of 2021. LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: a terrible year but I still feel grateful
In July of this year, my Dad almost carked it. He went tramping alone in the bush in winter. He got lost. He fell. He smashed up his body and fractured a vertabrae....