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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Night classes were excellent
Night classes have been talked about a bit the last couple of weeks and, with plenty of people having to retrain to reenter the workforce, Marcus wanted to hear...
Led Zepplin 1972 and the train that got you there
With news that footage from Led Zeppelin's only Auckland show was found in a shed this week, callers to Marcus last night were quick to re-live their experience...
Caller of the Night: I won't get a Covid test because of my hayfever
Following the story of Lucinda Baulch, the Australian woman who refused to get a Covid test while in managed isolation in Wellington, Marcus struggled to think of...
To tie or not to tie? Kiwis split on Parliament tie stoush
New Zealanders' opinions are split when it comes to the dress code of MPs in Parliament. At the time of writing, more than 3,200 people had voted in an informal...
No time for vaccine misinformation
After Steve and Marcus clashed on the safety of the conditionally-approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, the conversation has turned to the campaign to inform and educate...
Rod Dixon once raced an entire rugby team
After four people ran a sub-four-minute mile in Whanganui over the weekend, Marcus learned a lot about New Zealand's athletic track dominance over the years - from...
To scan or not to scan
Recent community cases have once again shed light on where the weakness lies in NZ's defence against Covid-19. Is it, like Garth and Neil say, the responsibility...
No time for Covid MIQ complainers
After hearing about a man in one of Auckland's MIQ hotels complaining about the food he was being served, Mark echoed Marcus' sentiment that returnees to NZ should...
Bob the retired Navy SEAL
After Marcus asked about Joe Biden's watch (which has made headlines around the world for being a $9000 Rolex), 80-year-old retired Navy SEAL Bob phoned to talk...
Is NZ whining too much about this new Covid case
With news of a new case of Covid-19 in Northland, Marcus wanted someone to run him through setting up Bluetooth tracing on his phone, and the "double-tap hack" he'd...
Those blasted knives
You cannot get one of those New World Smeg Knifeblocks for love nor money, and reports are coming in that some New World stores have run out of some of the most...
Callers to Marcus share their 2021 predictions
2020 was a wild time for the entire world - but can we still foresee what will come in 2021? This week, Marcus Lush continued his annual tradition and asked listeners...
Marcus Lush plays Radio I-Spy
Can you think of a better way to end 2020 than with some Radio I-Spy? Thanks to Vivian, Wendy, Kyle, and Lisa - here are our favourite rounds. See if you can guess...
Chaos reigns as Marcus tries out The Chase board game
After learning that The Chase has a play-at-home board game, Marcus decided to see how his listeners would fare against the smartest people on television. After...
Christchurch fire: Evacuations as blaze burns in Port Hills
A small cabin has been lost and homes have been evacuated due to a fire in Christchurch's Port Hills. The fire's estimated to have burnt though around 15 hectares...
Caller of the Night: TV on Christmas Day is as rubbish as ever
It's a long-standing New Zealand tradition that Christmas Day means pretty terrible viewing on our free-to-air channels. Armed with her copy of the TV Guide for...
Caller of the Night: Marcus gets a mention in parliament
While delivering her maiden speech in parliament, Ingrid Leary mentioned Marcus' pronunciation of her electorate. Caller Elsa phoned the show to make sure Marcus...