Saturday Morning with Jack Tame
9AM - 12PMSat
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?
Screentime: Succession, Angela Black and Bad Sport
Tara Ward joins Jack Tame to discuss the latest in television and streaming series'. Here are her picks for this week: Succession: At last, season three of the award-winning...
Latest music: Shihad return with a new album
Our music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listening to rocker's Shihad and their new album. She joins Jack Tame to discuss the Kiwi band's latest work. LISTEN...
Movie reviews: The Alpinist and The Donut King
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin speaks to Jack Tame about a pair of films, one in the cinemas in The Alpinist, and one available on streaming services in The Donut...
Mike Yardley: Great new reads for the Armchair Traveller
With the prospect of international travel remaining a hopeful but still distant aspiration, and much of the country straight-jacketed by Covid-19 alert travel restrictions,...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Snails and Slugs - Escargot, Anyone?
Slugs and snails are a real pest in the garden at this time of the year - moisture and new plant growth encourages them, while egg shell barriers don’t work at all. Control...
Sonya Wilson releases teen adventure book 'Spark Hunter'
New Zealand author Sonya Wilson has released a teenage fiction book called Spark Hunter - an epic Kiwi adventure-fantasy and story of survival in Fiordland, one...
Kevin Milne updates his three strikes law story
Kevin Milne updates Jack Tame on a story he told him last year about a man with mental health issues, who had been sent to jail for seven years under the three strikes...
New book Shelf Love and raiding the kitchen cupboards
Yotam Ottolenghi is the trailblazing Israeli-born, British chef whose name has become a cooking style of its own. He spoke to Jack Tame about his new cookbook, Ottolenghi...
Nici Wickes: Chocolate and plum ripple cake
Nici Wickes joins Jack Tame, bringing to the table her recipe for a delicious chocolate and plum ripple cake. LISTEN ABOVE A little cake for a big celebration. Layer...
Jack Tame: Super Saturday is super Kiwi and I'm here for it!
I’ll be frank. If you’re due for one of your vaccination shots and you PAY for a coffee today...well, sorry, but you’re an idiot. Because no matter where you are,...
Review: Melissa Etheridge's album One Way Out
Our music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listening to US rocker Melissa Etheridge's album One Way Out. LISTEN ABOVE
Paul Stenhouse: Facebook Outage Shows How Reliant We Are
Paul Stenhouse joins Jack Tame to talk about the major Facebook outage on Monday that left many unable to access the social media giant, along with Instagram and...
Steven Dromgool: How Men Can Build More Love in Relationships
Relationship expert Steven Dromgool joins Jack Tame, and has some tips on how men can build more love into their relationships. LISTEN ABOVE
Tara Ward: Maid, Murder at the Cottage and Great Kiwi Bake Off
Tara Ward joins Jack Tame to talk about the latest in television and streaming series'. Maid: An American drama about single mother Alex, who turns to housecleaning...
Dr Bryan Betty: What is Osteoarthritis?
Our resident doctor Bryan Betty has been talking to Jack Tame about osteoarthritis which affects 10% of the population. LISTEN ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Magnificent Stays in the Mackenzie Country
Hankering for a blissed-out wilderness escape to blow out the cobwebs in the Mackenzie and savour wide open spaces? The year-round beauty, glorious topography and...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Codling moth caterpillars in apples
Codling moth caterpillars in apples are a real nuisance: the young caterpillars tunnel straight into the developing tiny apple (known in old English language as...
Journalist Stephen Davis: British Airways Flight 149 was a "trojan horse"
On August 1 in 1990, British Airways Flight 149 departed Heathrow for Kuala Lumpur but it never made it. The flight stopped in Kuwait to refuel - the very same day...
Nici Wickes: Versatile Picnic Tart
Nici Wickes joins Jack Tame to talk about a delicious recipe for a picnic tar, which she describes as a favourite and best served at room temperature, making it...
Francesca Rudkin: Show Me Short, The Guilty and The Rose Maker
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin speaks to Jack Tame about the Show Me Short Film Festival, Netflix's The Guilty starring Jake Gyllenhaal and French film The Rose...
Kevin Milne: Stunning photos of Mars, millions of miles away
Kevin Milne joins Jack Tame to talk about the latest pictures of Mars, taken by Perseverance. Images captured by the rover have allowed scientists to peer back in...
Jack Tame: We should use Vaccine Passports nearly everywhere
It couldn’t have been simpler. I logged into the new ‘My Covid Record’ website. A big banner up the top warned me the website is still under development and might...
Estelle Clifford: Reb Fountain's new album - IRIS
Released Friday, New Zealand alternative folk artist, Reb Fountain’s 2021 record IRIS is the award-winning artist’s second release with Flying Nun Records. The...
Book review: Three Sisters and Madhouse at the End of the Earth
Three Sisters, Heather Morris The breath-taking new novel from the author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka’s Journey, based on a powerful true story of hope...
Mike Yardley: Great Pie & Pastry Stops on the NZ Highway
Mike Yardley has been taking a road trip to find New Zealand's best pie and pastry stop. LISTEN ABOVE