Marcus Lush Nights
8PM - 11:59PM weekdays
MARCUS LUSH NIGHTS
Gather round New Zealand’s largest watercooler – Marcus Lush Nights.
If you’ve always wanted to join a movement now’s your chance.
Marcus Lush engages Kiwis from all walks of life, discussing the issues that matter most.
His sharp wit, depth of knowledge and crazy idiosyncrasies create what has become one of New Zealand’s most loved programmes.
Just as much at home in the metropolis as he is in the Deep South, Marcus has the ability to relate to everyone, no matter their background.
Email him at [email protected], and give him a call on 0800 80 10 80.
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Caller of the night: How they number houses
Talking about how houses get numbered, Marcus learned that there are national property numbering guidelines, and a bunch of streets in NZ totally ignore them. LISTEN...
Everything you need to know about Citroens
After talking about petrols cars with reseve fuel tanks and how far you can drive once the gauge goes past "empty", Max called up with a wealth of knowledge on one...
Caller of the night: My father ran NZ's first fireworks factory
When you bring up the subject of fireworks, you never quite know who's going to ring. Andy's history with fireworks goes back further than most people's... LISTEN...
Callers of the night: Michelle and Ross on the RWC final
Right after losing the RWC final to South Africa, a couple of English players seemingly snubbed their silver medal - is that fair enough, or do you think that's...
Caller of the night: Grant reviews the RWC
It was a game that most All Black punters probably want to forget, but Grant jumped on to chat TVNZ airing the bronze final, reviewed England's classy plays over...
Caller of the night: Scariest towing story I've ever heard
Towing a broken down car seems to be a solid part of every kiwi driver's history. I don't think anyone's got towing story like Merv's.
Marcus Lush shuts down woman who insists on mispronouncing Māori place names
A clip of an exchange between a radio show host and two listeners has gone viral on social media, after the callers argued it was their right to mispronounce Māori...
Caller of the Night: Mike is building a model Endeavour
What started as an answer to a nautical flag question, turned into a fantastic conversation about a 10-year model build. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.
Caller of the Night: Shirley on small town Australia
You make one off-hand comment about cane toads and then Shirley rings up with a story for the ages... LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.
Caller of the Night: When a nickname was a bad idea
While talking about names and the ones that have fallen out of fashion, we heard this great story from John about his nickname backfiring rather spectacularly. LISTEN...
Caller of the night: Is the haka over-used?
Do you think the beginning of a rugby match is a suitable place for the haka? LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.
Caller of the night: James reviews Spark's RWC coverage
With NZ playing their opening match in RWC 2019 against South Africa on Saturday, many people complained they couldn't watch the game through Spark Sport, and then...
Who ruined the rugby for you?
With free-to-air coverage of the NZ v South Africa rugby match on a one-hour delay, Marcus wanted to hear how people we going to avoid the match result being leaked...
Caller of the Night: James pitches a story idea for LOTR TV series
The $1bn Amazon Lord of the Rings television show is set to be filmed in Auckland, and Caller James has an idea for what it'll be about. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO...
Who sings "Home on the Range"?
It's International Country Music Day - so Marcus asked "What country song could you listen to on loop forever?" Don didn't just answer the question... have a listen...
Caller of the Night: All my kid's friends are vaping
Are you concerned about teenagers vaping? Jenna's daughter is 13, and she's convinced that vaping is popular among her peers. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.