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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Michelle Dickenson: Unique ways to keep your Christmas tree healthy
It’s a Christmas dilemma for many “real” Christmas tree lovers – how to keep your tree green for as long as possible. Researchers have tested four treatments that...
Joan's Picks: Books for Christmas and summer reading
Joan from Whitcoulls joins Francesca Rudkin on The Sunday Session with some Christmas gift ideas and the best of summer reading for adults. A Ladder to the Sky...
Mike van de Elzen: Parmesan crusted turkey escalopes
I present my Turkey escalopes. Simple, different, tasty and above all very Christmassy! Chef Mike van de Elzen joins Francesca Rudkin on The Sunday Session to...
Rufus Wainwright returning to New Zealand for 20th anniversary
The legendary Rufus Wainwright is returning to New Zealand to celebrate his 20th anniversary in music. During the course of two decades, Wainwright has released...
Research finds chemicals causing early puberty in girls
New research suggests chemicals in commonly found items such as soap and cosmetics could be causing girls to hit puberty earlier. A study, focusing on chemicals...
Joan's Picks: Kids reads for the summer
Tales of Aotearoa : Maui by Donovan Bixley http://upstartpress.co.nz/store/how-maui-fished-up-the-north-island-paperback/ The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons...
Richard E. Grant talks his latest Oscar-tipped role
Richard E. Grant has been a recognisable name and face in British cinema for three decades. But his latest role might finally clinch him an Oscar nomination. Grant...
Thomas Schumacher brings Aladdin magic to Auckland
Aladdin is one of the most beloved animated movies of all time - and now, it's one of the biggest musicals in the world. The production launched on Broadway in...
Kaytee Boyd: Sauna used linked with longevity
Saunas have long been seen as a Nordic experience, but there may be more to get steamed than first thought. Research has shown that using a sauna on a daily basis...
Mike van de Elzen; Christmas treats on the cheap
It's the time of year for buying presents, but it's not always easy. We all have that one person that really hard to buy for, or we might be feeling the pinch on...
Kevin Hart cancels Oscars gig over homophobic jokes
The awards season has begun, but it's already clouded by controversy. The Golden Globe nominations came out this week, the first of the big film awards to make...
Will 'drip drip' effect of leaks end Simon Bridges?
Simon Bridges' troubles are far from over. The National Party has been shaken by further leaks this week, with press gallery reporters being sent texts offering...
Former Solicitor Generals calls for an online court system
A former Solicitor General is calling on the Government to explore an online justice system to replace low level civil court disputes. Mike Heron says an online...
The next steps in the Grace Millane case
LISTEN TO ZB REPORTER STEWART SOWMAN-LUND TALK WITH FRANCESCA RUDKIN ABOVE A car seized in relation to the apparent murder of British backpacker Grace Millane appears...
Over 1000 people dying each year from bowel cancer in NZ
Kaytee Boyd, wellbeing expert from The Boyd Clinic, joined Francesca Rudkin to discuss New Zealand's shocking bowel cancer statistics, with over 1000 people dying...
Megan Singleton: Why the Terracotta Army is worth the visit
Anyone wanting to see one of the greatest wonders of the ancient world has a big trip on their hands. The army is hosted in Xi'an, two and a half hour flight from...
Lego releases sets for stressed adults
Playtime is a big part of being a kid, but once you hit adulthood, it's something that gets pushed to the side. However, more researchers and experts believe that...
Joan's Picks: Dark Sacred Night and The Great Cave Rescue
Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly. He’s written loads of books – about 21 I think – with character Detective Harry Bosch, is beloved by thousands of readers....
Men urged to speak up on White Ribbon Day
New Zealand has the highest rate of reported violence towards women in the developed world. That’s despite 80 per cent of abuse going unreported. One in three...
Research reveals why cats are always licking themselves
Cat's tongues are well known for their rough, sandpaper-like quality. But it turns out there is more to those tongues than meets their eyes. Nanogril Michelle...
Kiwibuild and Housing New Zealand combined into housing authority
LISTEN TO ZB POLITICAL REPORTER YVETTE MCCULLOUGH TALK WITH LORNA SUBRITZKY ABOVE The Government is bringing together Kiwibuild and Housing New Zealand under one...
Mike van de Elzen: Green pea fritters
Spring peas are out! If your lucky enough to have some in your garden, it's time to start picking them. Otherwise, head out to your local farmers market and grab...
'Bigger than Ben-Hur': Why Lisa Chappell nearly quit Shorty St: The Musical
Signing up to Shortland Street: The Musical may seem like a sure thing, but for star Lisa Chappell, she wasn’t quite so certain. The tribute to the long running...
Disney releases trailer for The Lion King remake
Disney has premiered the first teaser trailer for a new reboot of The Lion King. The 90 second clip reveals the first look at CGI versions of Mufasa and baby Simba,...
Hawke's Bay church to create solar farm for low-income homes
A Hawke’s Bay church is taking action to reduce energy poverty in the region with plans to build a solar farm. And not a small farm, the plan by St Andrew’s Presbyterian...