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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Jack Tame: Should we change New Zealand's name?
How’s your geography? If I gave you a World map and thirty seconds to find the city of Terneuzen, would you be able to point it out? No cheating allowed. No index....
Music review: New album from The Flaming Lips
Music reviewer Estelle Clifford has been listening to the new album from The Flaming Lips, 'American Head'. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Steven Dromgool: Keeping on the right side of your parents
Relationships expert Steven Dromgool has been giving Jack some hints on the how to maintain your relationship with your parents or parents in law. LISTEN TO AUDIO...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Spring Planting
Spring Planting It’s a busy time – at 1:30am on the 23rd of September it is Spring! This means warmer soil temperatures, and in term germination rates increase. 1....
Book review: The Kingdom and The Last Story of Mina Lee
Book reviewer Catherine Raynes: The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo, and The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Mike Yardley: Heartland Hurunui
Our resident traveler Mike Yardley has been checking out heartland Hurunui. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Hannah McQueen: Why is the housing market still so hot
We're officially in recession, so why is the housing market still so hot? Enable Me's Hannah McQueen has been on the show with Jack Tame to explain why. LISTEN TO...
Paul Stenhouse: Trump's Tik Tok ban takes shape
Trump's Tik Tok ban takes shape The order from the Commerce department will effectively force Apple & Google to remove the apps from their app stores on September...
Screentime: The Trouble with Maggie Cole, Ratched and Upright
TV reviewer Tara Ward has some picks for your weekend: The Trouble with Maggie Cole: Dawn French plays local historian Maggie Cole, who shares too much detail...
Jodi Picoult releases new novel on Egypt, marriage and death
The issues best-selling author Jodi Picoult tackles read more like a list of talkback topics than the stuff of bestselling novels. The death penalty, stem cell research, the...
Nici Wickes: Rhubarb & apple shortcake
Rhubarb & apple shortcake This is my nana’s shortcake recipe (originally measured in ounces of course) and it really is the best shortcake recipe I’ve found. The...
Kevin Milne: Try cannabis before you vote
Kevin Milne wants voters to try cannabis before they vote in the referendum.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Film review: Dead and Cut Throat City
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching Kiwi comedy Dead, and Cut Throat City. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Jack Tame: Choosing people over heritage
It’s a fight that eventually comes to most big cities as populations expand. Is it better to preserve a city’s history? The heritage, buildings, and neighbourhoods...
Music review: Kygo's new album
Norwegian super-producer Kygo has released his third studio abum, Golden Hour. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Book review: The Mother Fault and Wild
Book reviewer Catherine Raynes has been reading Wild by Kristin Hannah and The Mother Fault by Kate Mildenhall.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Malcolm Rands: Green habits that should be second nature
Green habits become second nature When we first arrived back in Auckland in 1997 from our eco village to build ecostore to the next level, we were amazed at the...
Mike Yardley: Hanmer Springs
Mike Yardley's been visiting long-time tourist favourite: Hanmer Springs. LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Ruud Kleinpaste: The importance of bug hunting with kids
Stories about Bugs Reconnecting kids to the outdoor environment is one of the most important things we need to do in order to create nature-literate kids, young...
Wine with Bob Campbell: A rich, complex port
At Jack's request, Bob Campbell has a port to recommend: De Bortoli Fine Tawny 8 year-old.LISTEN TO AUDIO ABOVE
Paul Stenhouse: Facebook's invented a new Facebook
Facebook has invented Facebook When Facebook launched it was a service for students to connect with students - now it’s going back to its roots with a new product...
Screentime: Origins, Criminal UK and Long Way Up
Our resident TV expert Tara Ward has some recommendations for your weekend binge: Origins: Scotty Morrison hosts the landmark New Zealand documentary Origins, a...
Nadia Lim on her idyllic new life in Central Otago
If you got into your trakkies and binged on Netflix and sourdough during lockdown, prepare to start feeling a bit guilty. While the rest of us were complaining...
Nici Wickes: Caramelised Oranges
Oranges are in abundance and they’re sweet and cheap at the moment so I’m throwing them into everything; cakes, roast duck, salads and this gorgeous dessert. Serves...
Film review: The Australian Dream and 21 Bridges
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching racism documentary The Australian Dream and action thriller 21 Bridges. LISTEN ABOVE