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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Book review: The Better Sister and The Beekeeper of Aleppo
This week, Catherine Raynes reviews two new exciting books for you to read. The Better Sister From Alafair Burke—New York Times bestselling author of the runaway...
Screentime: What to watch on TV this week
Can't decide what TV shows you should be watching? TV critic Tara Ward joins Jack Tame to gives us her top picks for your viewing pleasure! Who Killed Lucy...
Best-selling author Bill Bryson speaks to Jack Tame
When Jack Tame was the US correspondent for TVNZ travelling in Des Moines for the US election, all he could think of was one of Bill Bryson’s most famous lines:...
Jack Tame: I came from Cashmere. Somebody had to.
LISTEN: Best-selling author Bill Bryson speaks to Jack Tame I came from Cashmere. Somebody had to. No, not Kashmir as in the Northern conflict-ridden mountainous...
Film review: The Hummingbird Project and Rocketman
Every Saturday morning, movie critic Francesca Rudkin joins Jack Tame to take a look at what is playing at the movies this weekend. The Hummingbird Project In...
Nici Wickes: Almond crisps recipe
These are so economical, easy and quick to make, like all of mum’s baking! Makes about 30-36. 125g butter1 cup brown sugar plus 1 tbsp1 cup oats1/4 scant cup broken/chopped...
Andrew Dickens: The National, I Am Easy to Find
Artist: The National Album: I Am Easy to Find Quite an album. The film is a killer. The songs are wise and observant but with the female voices singing in The...
Catherine Raynes: The Note Through the Wire and Redemption
The Note Through the Wire - Doug Gold An extraordinary true story of a love that emerged, against all odds, between two young people from opposite sides of the...
Malcolm Rand: In defence of silverbeet
Don't discount silverbeet! That's a lesson Jack Tame learnt the hard way after dissing the plentiful, easily-growing vegetable on line. Gardening expert Malcolm...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Why Monty's Surprise is a very versatile apple
People may not be familiar with the ‘Monty’s Surprise’ apple, but this old variety, discovered a few decades ago, has a number of wonderful advantages. It’s relatively...
Mike Yardley: Spirit of San Diego
Generously studded with a wealth of cultural and leisure attractions, as you’d expect from any self-respecting big city, San Diego’s crown of temptations is overlaid...
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat passes away, aged 7
Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of memes, national television commercials and even a movie, died...
Tara Ward: George Clooney makes TV return in Catch-22
Catch-22: George Clooney returns to the small screen to direct, produce and star in this adaptation of Joseph Heller’s famous satirical novel (TVNZ OnDemand, Saturday...
Kacey Musgraves talks Grammy wins, country music and touring
Country singer Kacey Musgraves is well-known in New Zealand, but it’s hard to grasp just how huge she is in the country-loving US. She’s won six Grammys, and this...
Nici Wickes: Tomato and mustard tart
TOMATO & MUSTARD TART Serves 4-6 300g pastry – short or flaky ¼ cup Dijon mustard, wholegrain 1 clove garlic, crushed 3-4 large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 1...
Francesca Rudkin: Will Detective Pikachu catch your attention?
Top End Wedding Engaged and in love Lauren and Ned have just 10 days to reunite her newly separated parents and pull off their dream Top End Wedding. But Lauren's...
Kevin Milne: What it's like to see a kiwi in the wild
Veteran TV broadcaster Kevin Milne has had a new experience with a kiwi - getting close enough to witness two up close. Visiting the Ngā Manu Wildlife Reserve in...
Jack Tame: Why rage about benefit fraudsters and not tax dodgers?
When I say beneficiary, what do you think? Be honest, what’s the picture in your head? Is the little stereotype in your mind someone with what you consider to be...
Catherine Raynes: Bad Mother’s Book Club and The Deaths of Stella Fortuna
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna - Juliet Grames For Stella Fortuna, death has always been a part of life. Stella’s childhood is full of strange, life-threatening...
Mike Yardley: Firing up winter in Sydney
If you’re looking for an early winter warm-up, Vivid Sydney is a festive beacon of seduction, hauling in the crowds like moths to the flame. If you’ve never “done”...
Album review: Sara Bareilles - Amidst the Chaos
ALBUM: Amidst the Chaos ARTIST: Sara Bareilles INTRO...
Ruud Kleinpaste: How to grow peas over winter
Before the frost really sets in, you can still sow some peas. It may take a bit longer before they germinate, but they will eventually. What you need is free-draining...
Relationship expert on pros and cons of stay-at-home dads
Stay-at-home dads have become a common part of modern parenting, but what are the benefits for the family? Relationship expert Steve Dromgoll joined Jack Tame...
Jane Goodall's strong words for climate change deniers
A renowned primatologist has given the cold shoulder to climate-change deniers. Dr Jane Goodall is best known for ground breaking study on chimpanzees. Now, the...
Wine recommendation: Dashwood 2018 Riesling
Wine: Dashwood 2018 Riesling, Marlborough $15 Where I discovered it: Haven’t featured a Riesling on the show for over a year Not popular, my local supermarket...