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?
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Gardening: Spittle Bugs
There are about 2400 species of spittlebugs or froghoppers worldwide and about 15 in New Zealand Adults are capable of jumping many times their height and length,...
Screen Time: What to watch on TV this week
Tara Ward is on the show with Jack Tame discussing the best shows on television, and why you should be watching them. Escape at Dannemora: directed by Ben Stiller...
"Don't Worry about it" - Kings star reveals rise to fame
It has been a phenomenal year of achievements for rapper/singer/songwriter and producer Kings (aka Kingdon Chapple-Wilson). The band now have the record of ‘longest...
Film review: Fantastic Beasts and You Were Never Really Here
Every Saturday morning, movie critic Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to take a look at what is playing at the movies this weekend. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes...
Nici Wickes: Sauerkraut fritters recipe
These are such a delightful lunch dish that last week I enjoyed them for 3 days in a row then served them up to a friend who was visiting and she declared them “sensational”! Serves...
Kevin Milne celebrates his 40th wedding anniversary
Kevin Milne will soon celebrate his 40th wedding anniversary, and he joins Saturday Mornings with Jack Tame to give his advice on how to have a successful marriage,...
Jack Tame: Pike River families let down by the system
"For me, there is a much more important principle at play. Justice. This is a simple question of justice. Those men and families were let down by the system in the...
Music review: Rosanne Cash 'She Remembers Everything'
Music reviewer and Newstalk ZB host Andrew Dickens joins Jack Tame every Saturday morning to discuss the latest music releases. Rosanne Cash, the daughter of Johnny...
Gardening: Argentine Ants
Listen above as gardening expert Ruud Kleinpaste explains to Jack Tame about Argentine ants. Originally established in Auckland in 1990, they are now a problem in...
Review into banking sector reveals record profits
Enable Me's Hannah McQueen joins Jack Tame to discuss the review into the banking sector, with the big four banks recording record profits. LISTEN ABOVE AS HANNAH...
Screen Time: Homecoming, Discovery of Witches, Rake
Tara Ward takes us through her picks for this week's viewing: Homecoming: a psychological thriller starring Julia Roberts as a therapist working at Homecoming,...
Book review: Heads you win and Lenny’s Book of Everything
Catherine Raynes joined Jack Tame this morning to discuss two new books. Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer From the master storyteller Jeffrey Archer, Heads You...
"The JK Rowling of Australia" Jessica Townsend releases new book
Jessica Townsend has had unprecedented success in the world of children's literature. The author has been called the JK Rowling of Australia, and her first book,...
Kevin Milne: Why do we buy collectable items?
"There really isn't anything I have collected during my life which I have made money off. I would be surprised if anybody who collects old stuff ever really does. Sure...
Film review: Vermilion and Journey’s End
Every Saturday morning, movie critic Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to take a look at what is playing at the movies this weekend. Vermilion - starring Jennifer...
Brioche loaf cake with ice cream & apple caramel recipe
Summer is on its way for sure so it’s time to indulge in an ice-cream sandwich, Sicilian style. Toasted brioche buns or thick slices of loaf cake work well for this...
Jack Tame: President Trump comes out a winner from midterms
"I think Donald Trump has every right to be pleased about the results from the midterm elections. After all, it is the tradition for sitting presidents and their...
Music review: Barbra Streisand 'Walls'
Walls is the thirty-sixth studio album by American singer and songwriter Barbra Streisand. The lead single "Don't Lie to Me" was written as a criticism of America's...
Book review: The House Across the Street and The Reckoning
The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearce, Penguin $38 23 year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria,...
Gardening: Lemon Tree Borer
Ruud Kleinpaste gives us his top tips for stopping lemon tree borer. Life’s lesson for gardeners: Do not prune your citrus/lemons and other susceptible plants...
Dr Bryn Thompson: Diabetes Awareness Month
Dr Bryn Thompson chats to Jack about Diabetes - "Act now to live well!" The stigma of diabetes New medication funded for diabetes in NZ Just a tiny bit of fat...
Technology: Apple's new launches and a Twitter reinvention
US correspondent Paul Stenhouse joins Jack to discuss the latest technology news. It's Apple's turn to launch new things ... AGAIN! Two things to note: 1)...
Peter Fitzsimons releases new book 'Mutiny on the Bounty'
Peter Fitzsimons is an Australian author, journalist, ex-wallaby and currently the chair of the Australian Republic Movement. He has recently released a new book,...
Screen Time: The Cry, Hold the Sunset, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Tara Ward takes us through her picks for this week's viewing: The Cry: a new four-part British psychological drama starring Victoria’s Jenna Coleman as a new mother...
Film review: Bohemian Rhapsody and Yellow is Forbidden
Every Saturday morning, movie critic Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to take a look at what is playing at the movies this weekend Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian...