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 music from Leon Bridges
Our music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listening to ‘Gold-diggers Sound’ from American Soul singer Leon Bridges. LISTEN ABOVE
Book review: When the Grass is Greener and The Perfect Family
Catherine Raynes has been reading the latest novel from Devil Wears Prada author Lauren Weisberger; When the Grass is Greener. She's also been reading The Perfect...
Mike Yardley: Dreaming of the Gold Coast Hinterland
Remember how, for a brief period, we could hop across the ditch? Travel reporter Mike Yardley took the oppourtunity while the bubble was open, and checked out O'Reilly's...
Steven Dromgool: Managing loss in a relationship
Relationship expert Steven Dromgool has been looking at how to manage loss in a relationship.LISTEN ABOVE
Ruud Kleinpaste: How to grow your own strawberries
Strawberries to take your mind off winter I tend to totally ignore my winter feelings when the weather is rubbish. In fact, there’s nothing more positive than planning...
Hannah McQueen: Is it time to sell your investment property?
We're seeing signs property investors are getting the jitters, after recent law changes.Enable Me's Hannah McQueen's been speaking to Jack Tame about whether it's...
Nici Wickes: Cauliflower, cheddar and ale soup
Cauliflower, cheddar and ale soup Recently I sat a friend’s kitchen bench and watched her make this soup. As she ladled it out into big bowls my mouth was watering...
Jack Antonoff: Lorde collaborator on his new Bleachers album
Bleachers is an indi-pop act you might not have heard of ... yet. It's the stage name for Jack Antonoff, who is variously-known for his role in the band Fun;...
Paul Stenhouse: Tech companies are requiring vaccination
Zoom calls on your TV The days of huddling around a laptop or propping up your phone on a table to chat with your friends is over. Finally you'll be able to sit...
Screentime: The Pursuit of Love, Smother and Zomboat
The Pursuit of Love: a new British drama starring Lily James, Emily Mortimer and Dominic West. Set in Europe before World War II, the story follows the adventures...
Film review: The Justice of Bunny King and Warrior Queen of Jhansi
Francesca Rudkin's been watching new Kiwi drama The Justice of Bunny King; and historical film Warrior Queen of Jhansi.LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: Struggling athletes deserve support, not criticism
Ben Stokes is taking a break. The Christchurch-born English cricketer and hero of the 2019 Cricket World Cup is certainly one of the biggest stars in the game....
Thomasin McKenzie: Kiwi actress on her wild ride
Kiwi actress Thomasin McKenzie has had a wild ride. She was called one of the “Fifteen rising stars poised to dominate 2021” by Vogue Magazine. And she’s living...
Jack Tame: When is the right time to reopen the bubble?
It was the right decision to open the Trans-Tasman bubble and it’s the right decision to close the Trans-Tasman bubble. I don’t think any of us was particularly...
Music review: Jack Antonoff - Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night
Next week Jack Tame has a very special interview, legendary musician Jack Antonoff. He’s part of Fun and is a producer who works with musical heavyweights including Taylor...
Book review: The Tsarinas Daughter and The House of Kwa
The Tsarinas Daughter, Ellen Alpsten Born into the House of Romanov to the all-powerful Peter the Great and Catherine I, beautiful Tsarevna Elizabeth is the world's...
Mike Yardley: Tripping around Tarawera
Resident traveller Mike Yardley gave Jack Tame the rundown on what's hot and what's not in Tarawera. LISTEN ABOVE
Malcom Rands: Composting loos
In Nature there is no waste, one’s systems waste is another systems food. Humans’ diets are so varied we have all the minerals and elements needed in farming. But...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Recyclers 2 - The famous carpet beetle
A few weeks ago we dealt to the clothes moths and their caterpillars; The conclusion was that their ecosystem service is to recycle keratin: hair, fur, wool, nails...
Bob Campbell: Giesen 0% Rosé
Giesen 0% Rosé, Marlborough $17.99 Why I chose it: Growth in low or zero alcohol wines and spirits 80% less calories than full strength wine Best of the three...
Screentime: Dr Death, Girls5eva and Sexy Beasts
Dr Death: Starring Joshua Jackson, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater, this drama is based on the terrifying true story of Dr Christopher Duntsch, a charismatic neurosurgeon...
Paul Stenhouse: Jeff Bezos, Internet Outage and Tokyo 2020 goes 4K
Jeff Bezos goes to space This Blue Origin launch was so much more impressive than the Virgin Galactic launch. The take off was dramatic, the landing of the booster...
Nici Wickes: Tamarillo & chilli jam
Sweet and spicy, this is the perfect accompaniment to roast pork or to have with cheese and crackers. Makes 2 small jars 10 medium tamarillos, skinned and roughly...
Andrew Saville: Tokyo 2020, Travel Bubble and the Wallabies
Andrew Saville joined Jack Tame to discuss the comings and goings at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and the pause of quarantine free travel with Australia, and what that means...
Film review: Girls Can't Surf and Waiting for Anya
Girls Cant Surf It's the 1980s and the world of professional surfing is a circus of fluro colours, peroxide hair and radical male egos. GIRLS CAN'T SURF follows...