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?
Indie dream Julien Baker's 'confronting' new album
Estelle Clifford has been listening to US indie singer-songwriter Julien Baker and her new album, Little Oblivions. She told Jack Tame this album can be confronting...
Catherine Raynes: Stanley Tucci's memoir and Jodi Picoult's new novel
Book expert Catherine Raynes has been enjoying Jodi Picoult's new novel Wish You Were Here and acting legend Stanley Tucci's memoir Taste: My Life Through Food. LISTEN...
Mike Yardley: Rocking the Catlins
Mike Yardley gives us the lowdown on the Catlins - from Curio Bay to Nugget Point. LISTEN ABOVE
Ways to remember loved ones, celebrate this Christmas
Steven Dromgool share his tips for remembering missing loved ones at Christmas with Jack Tame. Covid restrictions can hit people hard at Christmas but there are...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Common garden problems, questions
Common problems and questions 1) Compost bin or worm farm is full of little white worms and more I often see a compost bin as a miniature version of a perfect ecosystem. Anybody...
Financial strategies for the New Year
Finance expert Hannah McQueen talks about how to make 2022 a more fruitful one financially. While we can’t control Covid, she tells Jack Tame, there are other things...
How would you feel if a phone's camera was always watching?
How would you feel if your phone's camera was always watching? Qualcomm's latest processor will have this capability - which means it could be coming to Android...
Melanie Lynskey breaks down in tears, 'desperately homesick'
New Zealand actress Melanie Lynskey broke down in tears this morning chatting to Jack Tame over not being able to visit her family in New Zealand. The Kiwi actress,...
Tara Ward: Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol, Heels & Moone Boy
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol: Based on the 2009 Dan Brown novel of the same name, The Lost Symbol is the story of a young Robert Langdon (Ashley Zukerman) being tasked...
Nici Wickes: Delicious homemade ice cream
Using frozen bananas as a base for ice cream creates a beautiful creamy texture! Add to it 2-3 cups of other frozen fruit (store-bought is fine) and about a third...
Francesca Rudkin: Burning doco & The Power of the Dog review
Francesca Rudkin's been watching Jane Campion's The Power of the Dog and a documentary called Burning, about the Australian bushfires. LISTEN ABOVE
Kevin Milne: Jim Bolger impresses me the most
Out of all the political speeches that have been made this week, Kevin Milne speaks to Jack Tame about an interview Jack did with Jim Bolger which impressed him...
Jack Tame: The things I'll miss about lockdown
107 days. Maybe it’s Stockholm Syndrome. Maybe I’ve found a few more freedoms but lost my mind. I dunno. I never thought I would say this, but there actually a few...
Catherine Raynes: Mercy & Miriam Margolyes' memoir
Catherine Raynes has been reading Mercy by David Baldacci and the marvelous Miriam Margolyes' memoir, This Much I Know is True. She joined Jack Tame to share her...
Mike Yardley: Fantastic times in Fiordland
Mike Yardley gives Jack Tame the lowdown on the magic of Fiordland. LISTEN ABOVE
Kiwi to Kenya: Jane Wynyard's work to save Africa's elephants
Five years ago, Auckland-born woman Jane Wynyard swapped her high-profile PR career in London for the arid plains and tropical climate of Kenya. She went from high...
Ladyhawke's fourth album more personal
Estelle Clifford has been listening to Ladyhawke's new album, Time Flies - her fourth album and the first in five years. She told Jack Tame this is all the stuff...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Growing tip-top tomatoes
Growing tomatoes It’s great to have a go at these fruit – there are many varieties too and everybody has their favourite ones. But there are some problems that...
Bob Campbell: Best red under $20
Bob Campbell has been enjoying the best red under $20 he's had for a while - the Taylors 2019 Shiraz. It's a full-flavoured wine, perfect for summer BBQs. LISTEN...
Tara Ward: The Beatles, Annika & The Great
Tara Ward joined Jack Tame and shared her picks for this week: The Beatles: Get Back: Directed and produced by Peter Jackson, this three-part documentary season...
Paul Stenhouse: Lush ditches social media
Lush is bailing on social media They've deleted all their content from Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok saying they'll stay off those social media channels...
Malcolm Rands: Which milk is best?
Which is the most eco and healthiest of the milks (and yummiest)? We live in a world where the old milk aisle at the supermarket now also has soy, almond, rice,...
Francesca Rudkin: Passing & Petite Maman's 'sophisticated' movie reviews
Our movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching a Netflix film called Passing and a French film called Petite Maman. "Passing" is set in 1920's New York...
Nici Wickes: Non-alcoholic drinks for the holiday season
Here are some refreshing non-alcoholic drinks to get you through the silly season. The only thing you’ll feel the next morning is smug. Raspberry shrub Shrubs...
Kevin Milne: Reminiscing as radio reaches 100 year milestone in NZ
Kevin Milne has been reminiscing about radio, as the medium hits a 100 year milestone in New Zealand. He told Jack Tame he wasn't always a fan of radio - when he...