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?
Thomasin McKenzie: Kiwi actress on her wild ride
Kiwi actress Thomasin McKenzie has had a wild ride. She was called one of the “Fifteen rising stars poised to dominate 2021” by Vogue Magazine. And she’s living...
Jack Tame: When is the right time to reopen the bubble?
It was the right decision to open the Trans-Tasman bubble and it’s the right decision to close the Trans-Tasman bubble. I don’t think any of us was particularly...
Music review: Jack Antonoff - Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night
Next week Jack Tame has a very special interview, legendary musician Jack Antonoff. He’s part of Fun and is a producer who works with musical heavyweights including Taylor...
Book review: The Tsarinas Daughter and The House of Kwa
The Tsarinas Daughter, Ellen Alpsten Born into the House of Romanov to the all-powerful Peter the Great and Catherine I, beautiful Tsarevna Elizabeth is the world's...
Mike Yardley: Tripping around Tarawera
Resident traveller Mike Yardley gave Jack Tame the rundown on what's hot and what's not in Tarawera. LISTEN ABOVE
Malcom Rands: Composting loos
In Nature there is no waste, one’s systems waste is another systems food. Humans’ diets are so varied we have all the minerals and elements needed in farming. But...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Recyclers 2 - The famous carpet beetle
A few weeks ago we dealt to the clothes moths and their caterpillars; The conclusion was that their ecosystem service is to recycle keratin: hair, fur, wool, nails...
Bob Campbell: Giesen 0% Rosé
Giesen 0% Rosé, Marlborough $17.99 Why I chose it: Growth in low or zero alcohol wines and spirits 80% less calories than full strength wine Best of the three...
Screentime: Dr Death, Girls5eva and Sexy Beasts
Dr Death: Starring Joshua Jackson, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater, this drama is based on the terrifying true story of Dr Christopher Duntsch, a charismatic neurosurgeon...
Paul Stenhouse: Jeff Bezos, Internet Outage and Tokyo 2020 goes 4K
Jeff Bezos goes to space This Blue Origin launch was so much more impressive than the Virgin Galactic launch. The take off was dramatic, the landing of the booster...
Nici Wickes: Tamarillo & chilli jam
Sweet and spicy, this is the perfect accompaniment to roast pork or to have with cheese and crackers. Makes 2 small jars 10 medium tamarillos, skinned and roughly...
Andrew Saville: Tokyo 2020, Travel Bubble and the Wallabies
Andrew Saville joined Jack Tame to discuss the comings and goings at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and the pause of quarantine free travel with Australia, and what that means...
Film review: Girls Can't Surf and Waiting for Anya
Girls Cant Surf It's the 1980s and the world of professional surfing is a circus of fluro colours, peroxide hair and radical male egos. GIRLS CAN'T SURF follows...
Kevin Milne: What is there to celebrate about a daughter's teenage years?
The last member of Kevin's family turned 20 this week. What is there to celebrate about a daughter's teenage years? Isn't it all bad? LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: Human beings are not very good at listening to Mother Nature
For all our species’ achievements and all our billionaires blasting off to space, a few events this week have reminded me of one our fundamental shortcomings. Human...
Music review: A new album from John Mayer
John Mayer’s got a new album out, and he seems to be making fun of it before the rest of us get the chance It’s got an 80’s soft rock vibe so what’s he called the...
Book review: The Last Thing He Told Me and When The Stars Go Dark
Our book reviewer Catherine Raynes has been reading The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave and When The Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain.LISTEN ABOVE
Steven Dromgool: Teenagers driving you crazy?
It's school holidays, and you might have teenagers around more than usual. Relationships expert Steven Dromgool has some tips for what to do when teenagers are driving...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Improving your soil
Improving Your soil Mid-winter isn’t a great time to start digging in your sodden soil. It can be quite fragile, yet it provides us with organic materials that...
Dr Bryan Betty: What RSV means for your family
A scary virus has been spreading through New Zealand, filling our EDs, and it's particularly bad for children. Our resident GP Dr Bryan Betty has been giving Jack...
Joe Biden wants iPhones to be easier to fix
Joe Biden wants you to be able to fix your iPhone He signed an Executive Order directing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prevent manufacturers from imposing...
Screentime: Travels of a Lifetime, Ted Lasso and Heist
Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime: Beloved actor and TV traveller Michael Palin revisits some of his popular travel documentaries. Through intimate conversation...
Bill Edgar: My life as a "Coffin Confessor"
Bill Edgar has a job you’ve almost certainly not heard of before - he’s a ‘coffin confessor’. For $10,000, he will spill your secrets at your funeral. Bill actually...
Nici Wickes: Chicken & leek family pie
Chicken & leek family pie The pie is all about minimum fuss and maximum deliciousness! The flavour and creaminess of this pie belies the simplicity of making it...
Film review: The Godmother and Gunpowder Milkshake
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching French film The Godmother, and female-led action movie Gunpowder Milkshake.LISTEN ABOVE