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?
Music: Everyone's talking about it...Harry Styles' new album
Estelle Clifford gives her review of Harry's House, the new album from Harry Styles. LISTEN ABOVE
Books: Tresspasses and Minnie Driver's memoir
Catherine Raynes has been reading actress Minnie Driver's memoir, Managing Expectations as well as Trespasses by Louise Kennedy, which has rave reviews. LISTEN ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Hinterland treats in the Sunshine Coast
Mike Yardley's been exploring parts of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. LISTEN ABOVE
Steven Dromgool: The importance of male friendship
Steven Dromgool is at a men's retreat for the weekend and thought it was a good reminder to talk about the importance of male friendship. LISTEN ABOVE
Ruud Kleinpaste: Cluster flies
Pollenia rudis is the cluster fly species we discovered on the North Shore, for the first time in 1984. It may have arrived in some containerised luggage or cargo. Originally...
Bob Campbell: A bright, fresh and peppery Chardonnay
Bob Campbell's pick of the week is the Villa Maria 2021 Cellar Selection Chardonnay from Hawke’s Bay. Bob's tip - don’t over-chill Chardonnay or it will taste like...
Tech: Prepare yourself...there's a new Outlook coming, Costco and Apple
Prepare yourself.. there's a new Outlook coming This is in the very early stages but is going to be a big shift for people. Outlook for Windows on your desktop will...
Eleanor Ford: Following the spice trail with a 'culinary detective'
Eleanor Ford has been described as a culinary detective. She’s travelled around the world seeking out the best food in more than 70 countries. Eleanor’s new book...
Screentime: Time Traveller's Wife, Conversations with Friends, Lincoln Lawyer
The Time Traveller’s Wife: A science fiction drama based on the popular book by Audrey Niffeneger, about a love story between Clare and Henry that is complicated...
Nici Wickes: Homemade biscuits vs store bought
Whilst we’re all focused on the cost of living and food prices making it harder and harder to afford any treats or luxury items, here’s a thing…home-made biscuits....
Film: Nobody Has to Know, The Northman
Nobody Has To Know Nobody Has to Know. Belgian writer, director, and actor Bouli Lanners' latest is an engrossing drama about one man's amnesia and the love story...
Kevin Milne: Shortland Street's 30th Birthday
Kevin Milne reminisces on starring as himself in a Shortland Street episode as the show turns 30 this week. LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: We've delayed the inevitable - the worst economic pain is still to come
When 73-year-old Anne Guenole died, it was national news. Every media outlet in the country did stories. Anne’s family remembered her as a quiet nana and great-grandmother...
Music: Kiwi artist Erny Belle's new album, Venus is Home
Estelle Clifford is back with more Kiwi music to celebrate New Zealand music month. This time she's highlighting Auckland-based artist Erny Belle and her new album,...
Books: The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird, Reputation
Catherine Raynes has been reading The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird by Diane Connell and Reputation by Sarah Vaghan. LISTEN ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Tamborine Mountain, Queensland's Scenic Rim
A short hop from Brisbane or the Gold Coast will land you at Tamborine Mountain and Mike Yardley has all the secrets to make a good trip. LISTEN ABOVE
Malcolm Rands: Low carbon travel
Prince Harry is in a video released this week starring Rhys Darby, David Fane and Rena Owen. The premise is not that the destination we go to is rated on how green...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Garlic planting timing to prevent rust
Rust on garlic seems to have become a real pain in the last few years; not just me in CHC but right around the country, and especially in areas with high gardener-population...
Dr Bryan Betty: Overuse of antibiotics
Dr Bryan Betty chats to Jack Tame about the overuse of antibiotics going into winter. Dr Betty says the real issue is with the emergence of ‘anti-microbial’ resistance...
Tech: Twitter battle and goodbye to the iPod
The battle for Twitter continues.. is the deal even still happening? It's on hold right now.. but he tweets that he's still committed to the acquisition. Twitter...
Screentime: The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe, The Essex Serpent, Hacks
The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe: a gripping British drama based on the unbelievable true story of John Darwin who – with help of wife his Anne – faked his own...
Nadia Reid: Singer-songwriter on NZ Music Month, writing her new album
It’s New Zealand music month and who other should Jack Tame speak to than Silver Scroll and Taite Music nominee, Nadia Reid. The 30-year-old has been described by...
Nici Wickes: Chicken and egg curry that's easy on the wallet
Tasty, simple to make and easy on the wallet – this curry has it all! Serves 4 for $15.54 4 boiled eggs 1 medium onion, sliced or diced 2 tablespoons cooking oil 3...
Film: Operation Mincemeat, A Hero
Francesca Rudkin has been watching the war drama Operation Mincemeat and an Iranian film called A Hero. LISTEN ABOVE
Kevin Milne: Tree of the Year Awards
Kevin Milne has become immersed in the Tree of the Year Awards and its finalists. LISTEN ABOVE