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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'Reg or Bob': Caller takes umbrage at albatrosses having Māori names
Marcus Lush has once again had a colourful clash with a caller on Māori names, after caller Judith raised concerns about albatross names. Starting off the call...
Is the rest of the country envious of Auckland?
With Auckland moving to Level 2.5 and residents allowed to travel to other parts of the country, it seemed some Kiwis were less than keen to have people from the...
Time to farewell Bonus Bonds
With the announcement today that ANZ was closing down the Bonus Bonds scheme, several callers phoned to share stories of winnings, losings, and what they think should...
The Search for the Best Clothes Pegs in the World
The hunt for the greatest clothes pegs in the world consumed the Marcus Lush Nights show for a good 45 minutes last night. Re-live the mystery, the drama, and...
National Party figure accused of using ZB talkback to derail candidate's campaign
A senior National party figure is accused of attempting to derail a candidate for the Auckland Central seat with a late-night call to talkback radio. Nuwanthie...
Callers of the Night: Embarrassing Childhood Clothing
From homemade MC Hammer pants to stubbies for school shorts, it seems just about everyone had a childhood clothing embarrassment. Thankfully, plenty of people were...
How to make instant coffee better
How do you make instant coffee taste better? Everyone seems to have a idea, and Marcus' favourite of the night was from Shayne.
The saga of Marcus' phone dropped in a bath
We may not all admit to it, but a lot of us have dropped our phones into water at some point - there are plenty of "life hacks" on how to dry out your device, but...
David Seymour calls talkback to defend not owning a house
Following a day of talkback dissecting the ACT Welfare policy announcement, and a previous caller querying him personally for not owning a house, David Seymour phoned...
Marcus and Liz try to count a minute
Is there such a thing as 'time sensitivity'? More specifically, can you time a minute without a watch? Marcus has been 'practising' the skill, and put himself and...