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?
Estelle Clifford: Top albums of the year
Music reviewer Estelle Clifford reminisces on her top albums of the year. Want to listen? Click the link below to a Spotify playlist of all the songs on each album. Estelle...
Catherine Raynes: top book picks for summer
Catherine’s top picks for summer Fiction: Never – Ken Follet The Lincoln Highway – Amor Towles Malibu Rising – Taylor Jenkins Reed Wish You Were Here – Jodi...
Mike Yardley: Western Southland nuggets
Mike Yardley gives his top tips on western Southland - places like Riverton and Gemstone Beach. LISTEN ABOVE
Steven Dromgool: Three things to consider ending a relationship
New Year is a common trigger for relationships to end. Three things to consider: 1. We tend to be attracted to similar people, people who break up tend to change...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Tiny summer bugs in the blue sky
Looking forward to Christmas? Why not dive into the garden with a glass of Campari/Soda, grab a hammock and through squinted eye-lids observe the typical summer...
Bob Campbell: Delicious Champagne from Mumm & Pernod Ricard
Mumm Marlborough NV Brut Prestige $35 Why I chose it: - Thought I’d go out with a bang on my last pick for 2021 - A collaboration between Mumm Champagne and Pernod...
Paul Stenhouse: The worst computer vulnerability security researchers have seen
What you should know about the worst computer vulnerability security researchers have ever seen. It's called Log4j. It's a tiny logging application which records...
Gin Wigmore's coming home to tour
Our very own Gin Wigmore is returning home for a five-date tour next year. She’s currently based in L.A with her family where she’s writing a new album and running...
Christmas recipes tips & tricks with Nici Wickes
XMAS RECIPES & TIPS TURKEY The trick to cooking the perfect turkey is this; stuff, truss and flip, by which I mean that I stuff it with a buttery stuffing, including...
Francesca Rudkin: The new Spiderman, Ghostbusters & The King's Man
Movie reviewer Francesca Rudkin has been watching the new Spiderman movie, Ghostbusters & The King's Man. She's also got a review of Westside Story and The Matrix:...
Kevin Milne reflects on the year of 2021
Kevin Milne chats to Jack Tame about the ups and downs of 2021. LISTEN ABOVE
Jack Tame: a terrible year but I still feel grateful
In July of this year, my Dad almost carked it. He went tramping alone in the bush in winter. He got lost. He fell. He smashed up his body and fractured a vertabrae....
Kiwi country singer Kaylee Bell's new album
Estelle Clifford gives us the lowdown on Kiwi country singer Kaylee Bell and her new album Silver Linings. LISTEN ABOVE
Catherine Raynes: Theroux the Keyhole & For Your Own Good
Theroux the Keyhole – Louis Theroux Step inside Louis' life like never before as he turns his critical eye on himself, his home, and family and tries to make sense...
Mike Yardley: A taste of Queenstown
Mike Yardley chats to Jack Tame about Queenstown - what to do, where's new to eat and drink and whether they're ready for the influx of Aucklanders once they're...
Malcolm Rands: Sustainable Secret Santa
Most of us have now come across Secret Santa either with our extended family or workmates. This is actually a very eco activity, swapping out lots of small presents,...
Ruud Kleinpaste: Gardening in the dry heat
Gardening in a dry, hot time Always tricky; evaporation and transpiration really take it out of the ground and the plant’s system. Water when it gets cooler (late...
Dr Bryan Betty: The year of Covid
Our resident doctor Bryan Betty chats to Jack Tame about the year of Covid and how successful we have been with the vaccination program. He also talks about why...
Paul Stenhouse: Amazon shows it rules the roost
Amazon showed just how big it is again Not only are they so big they can get around the global supply chain crunch by building their own containers and putting them...
Tara Ward: And Just Like That, The Investigation & The Teacher
Tara Ward joined Jack Tame and shared her picks for this week: And Just Like That: It’s the Sex in the City revival that follows Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda once...
Blind mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer on his love of exploring
Erik Weihenmayer is one of the most accomplished mountaineers and adventurers in the world. He’s climbed Mount Everest, reached the top of the tallest peaks on each...
Nici Wickes: Christmas Choux Wreath
‘Tis the season to be jolly and this dessert is jolly good! A choux pastry wreath is a stunning dessert for the festive table and it is absolutely delicious. Serves...
Francesca Rudkin: The French Dispatch & The First Wave
Francesca Rudkin gives us the lowdown on Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch and a sobering documentary about Covid called The First Wave. "The French Dispatch" is...
Kevin Milne: A big birthday for Big Mouth Billy Bass
Kevin Milne is celebrating the 23rd birthday of an icon of the entertainment industry but it's not quite who you think! He told Jack Tame the Big Mouth Billy Bass...
Jack Tame: Governments go hard on cigarettes...so why not booze?
Let’s get one thing straight: It would be fantastic if New Zealanders didn’t smoke. Our Smokefree 2025 aspirations, although perhaps a smidgen optimistic, are excellent....