The Sunday Session with Kerre McIvor
9a.m. - 12p.m.Sun
THE SUNDAY SESSION
WITH KERRE MCIVOR 9am-Noon
Sink into your Sunday with the best session around.
This is the show that delivers a little bit of everything.
News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment – we’ve got your Sunday morning listening covered.
Join Kerre McIvor one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities as she dishes up a bold, sharp and energetic show every week.
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Megan Singleton: Why WOW makes you go wow!
30 years after it first launched, the World of Wearable Arts continues to be one of the biggest annual events in the country. Since its beginnings in 1987, WOW...
Why we must pay attention to the IPCC report
A new report from the IPPC has highlighted the growing need to act to prevent climate change. However, the report has been met with the usual dismissal from many...
The Sunday Panel: Bullying and teachers
Schools were on the panellists minds this weekend in two different ways. One mother made headlines after attacking a girl that was bullying her daughter. She was...
Joan's Picks: Eric Idle and Graham Norton's latest releases
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Eric Idle. He’s called it a “sortabiography” which I think is very clever and it’s very very funny. Ex Monty Python as I’m...
Nadia Lim: Why she's doubling the Government's maternity leave
Nadia Lim has had a busier month than most. Not only has she released her latest cookbook - an extension of her Fresh Start programme - she has also given birth...
Mike Van de Elzen: Jerky the perfect snack for All Blacks matches
Jerky is meat or fish that has been sliced into thin strips and prepared carefully for preservation. This is achieved by drastically reducing the moisture content...
Rory Kennedy on her famous family and the legacy of NASA
This month marks the 60th Anniversary of NASA. To mark the occasion, a documentary, Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow, has been made and fittingly it...
Kiwi filmmaker to work with Deadpool director on new film
Kiwi filmmaker Roseanne Liang has signed up for her next gig, working alongside the director of Deadpool 2. Liang, best known for directing My Wedding and Other...
Green Party wants drug checking legalised before summer festivals
LISTEN TO GREEN MP CHLOE SWARBRICK AND THE DRUG FOUNDATION'S SAMUEL ANDREWS The Green Party is pushing for drug-checking to be legalised in time for the festival...
Cruise ship season begins with Majestic Princess
The first cruise ship designed specifically for the Chinese market has made its maiden visit to Auckland this weekend. At 330 metres – about the length of three-and-a-half...
Joan's Picks: A Spark of Light and The Natural Home
Whitcoull's Joan McKenzie is back with her latest recommendations: A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult. Very timely, as it’s about abortion clinics in the US at a...
Can pills made from faeces help curb the obesity epidemic?
A pill containing healthy gut bacteria from faeces is being tested on 90 obese teens to see whether it will help them lose weight. The cutting-edge research is...
Wellbeing: The balance between Vitamin D and sun
There are concerns that kids aren't getting enough Vitamin D as they are not going outside enough. However, with the risks around getting skin cancer, how do you...
US Nobel Prize highlights gender bias
The Nobel Prize was awarded this week, but the prize has been overshadowed by talks of gender bias. Donna Strickland was one of the three winners for the Nobel...
Peter Jackson, Taika Waititi unveil new projects
It’s been a big week for New Zealanders in the entertainment industry. A new trailer has been unveiled for Peter Jackson’s latest film Mortal Engines, which he...
Sunday Recipe: Flat potato bread with feta
Potatoes included in the crust of this flat bread give it a tender crumb with a crispy crust. Ingredients about 500 grams floury potatoes 1 tblsp dried yeast 1...
Mike van de Elzen: Why it's important kids learn to cook
Mike van de Elzen has released a new cookbook that highlights something he is very passionate about: getting kids to cook. The celebrated chef has launched ‘The...
Politics Wrap: NZ Values bill 'dead on arrival'
Don't expect a New Zealand values bill to pass any time soon. That's the view of NZ Herald's Political Editor Audrey Young. Speaking with Kerre McIvor, Young says...
Richlister invests $15 million in Kiwi cannabis startup
New Zealand medicinal cannabis startup Helius Therapeutics has received backing from richlister Guy Haddleton. The New Zealand entrepreneur has a long history of...
More allegations against Kevin Spacey surface
Entertainment reporter Kristin Martin joins Kerre McIvor to discuss new allegations against Kevin Spacey, the future of House of Cards, Bill Cosby being sent to...
Kerre McIvor: Their stories broke my heart — I hope to do them justice
Listen above as World Vision communication and campaign manager Laura Bond speaks about the experience herself and Kerre had over in India and Myanmar filming Not...
What to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Have you just finished watching the All Blacks victory over Argentina and been captivated by the passionate crowd and exotic scenery? Blogger at large Megan Singleton...
Government and Reserve Bank urged to embrace cryptocurrency
A new report funded by the Law Foundation is urging the Government and Reserve Bank to embrace cryptocurrency to experience the “vast potential benefits”. Based...
Mike Van de Elzen: Barbecued light lamb recipe
Chef Mike Van de Elzen talks with Kerre McIvor about his recipe for a light lamb lunch. LISTEN TO MIKE VAN DE ELZEN TALK WITH KERRE MCIVOR ABOVE Barbecued light...
Singer Lily Allen: 'Music is like food for me'
British pop singer Lily Allen is heading to our shores in February next year, for her first show here in almost a decade. Allen, 33, shot to fame on social media...