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?
Sons of a Good Keen Man: Barry Crump as told by his sons
Growing up, there was bound to be a Barry Crump book peeking out of the bookshelves of Kiwi families or in your local school’s English curriculum. Crump sold millions...
Jack Tame: Labour MP accusing the party-of-kindness of bullying is a remarkable turn
Don’t make me say it. Don’t make me say it. A week is a long time in... I’ll start with Gaurav Sharma. I don’t think we know enough about what has been alleged to...
Catherine Raynes: The Prey, The Missing Cryptoqueen
Catherine Raynes has been reading The Prey by Tony Park and The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Bartlett. She joined Jack Tame to share her thoughts. LISTEN ABOVE
Dr Bryan Betty: Monkey Pox - how worried should we be?
Monkey Pox has been declared a Global Emergency by WHO - Dr Bryan Betty gives us the lowdown. LISTEN ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Perth's great temptations
Way out west, Perth is enjoying its moment in the sun. The city’s mojo is positively seductive, with a fizzy sweep of fresh temptations and grand triumphs of urban...
Kate Hall: Secondhand shopping & donating - how to do it better
Sustainability expert Kate Hall shares her tips for how to second hand shop and donate clothes more sustainably. You can read more on her blog. LISTEN ABOVE
Ruud Kleinpaste: Do you have a wet garden?
It is quite extraordinary, how often I come across gardeners that are complaining about having a very wet garden. In many cases they are dealing with a residual...
Tara Ward: Industry, The Resort, Woodstock 99
Industry: a new season of the British drama about a group of young graduates who venture into in the cut-throat finance world during the recession following the...
Paul Stenhouse: Amazon's spending spree continues with iRobot
Amazon's spending spree continues - now purchasing iRobot. They've spent $1.3 billion (in cash) to purchase the company who makes the Roomba vacuum cleaner. The...
Music: Beyonce's Renaissance
Estelle Clifford's been listening to Beyonce’s new album, Renaissance, which hasn't gone without its share of controversy. LISTEN ABOVE
Kiwi Chelsea Lane on life in the NBA, what it takes to be a Steph Curry
Steph Curry, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are names I’m sure you recognise but it’s Chelsea Lane’s name you should remember. The Kiwi went from being a physio...
Nici Wickes: Bistro Food – simple, easy, affordable
Bistro chicken with mushroom, bacon & tarragon cream sauce A bistro is, in its original Parisian form, a small restaurant, serving moderately priced and uncomplicated...
Francesca Rudkin: Bullet Train - 'Big Dumb Fun'
Francesca Rudkin has been watching Bullet Train and The Many Saints of Newark. Rudkin said the movie Bullet Train is driven by Brad Pitt's performance. She said...
Kevin Milne: Let's get the Topp Twins back to number one
Kevin Milne was moved this week reading about the Topp Twins and the brave pictures of them having their cancer treatment. So much so, he has the idea: putting...
Jack Tame: Sprint lunge sweat - Squash at the Comm Games
Sprint. Lunge. Sweat. It was entirely predictable, of course. Guy Heveldt nailed it on 1News last night. Every time it rolls round, he said, we always insist we...
Estelle Clifford: Tami Neilson's KINGMAKER
Estelle Clifford gives her review of Kiwi legend Tami Neilson's new album, KINGMAKER. LISTEN ABOVE
Catherine Raynes: House of Fortune, Armored
House of Fortune – Jessie Burton The House of Fortune is a glorious, sweeping story of fate and ambition, secrets and dreams, and one young woman’s determination...
Bestselling author Liane Moriarty on her latest book
It’s fair to say Big Little Lies became one of the most talked about TV shows of 2017 and the woman behind it all just happens to live across the ditch. Australian...
Hannah McQueen: Is the Reserve Bank criticism fair?
Hannah McQueen from enable.me chats to Jack Tame about whether the criticism of the Reserve Bank this week is fair. LISTEN ABOVE
Tara Ward: Candy, Surface, The Secret She Keeps
Candy: Jessica Biel and Melanie Lynskey star in this crime drama about a 1980s Texan housewife and mother who did everything right - until she is accused of murdering...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Asparagus needs attention
If you have established plants, make sure the beds are weed-free. It allows the asparagus roots to benefit from all the nutrients that are in the soil. In July,...
Nici Wickes: Sweet banana, cinnamon and hazelnut toastie
In celebration of toasted sandwiches and the recent announcement of the 2022 Great Toastie Takeover winner - Rotorua’s Okere Falls Store and Craft Beer Garden (Okere...
Francesca Rudkin: Persuasion, The Gray Man
Persuasion When Frederick Wentworth -- the one who got away -- crashes back into Anne Elliot's life, she must choose between putting the past behind her or listening...
Kevin Milne: Shortage of hospo workers
Kevin Milne is concerned about the dire shortage of hospitality workers in the southern tourist spots. LISTEN ABOVE
Music: Shapeshifter's Devin Abrams and his new solo album
Estelle Clifford has been listening to Pacific Heights a.k.a Devin Abrams from Shapeshifter. He's released a new solo album called The Waters Between. LISTEN ABOVE