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.
Marcus locks himself out of the studio for an hour!
Who said talkback couldn't be entertaining? Marcus wanders back to the studio with his cup of coffee... then it all hits the fan... #LUSHLOCKOUT LISTEN TO THE...
New phone? Marcus reimagines the ZB number
0800-80-10-80? 080-080-1-080? O's or 0's? Newstalk ZB has had the same number for years, but talkback host Marcus Lush has found a new spin on the number. LISTEN...
Talkback callers make their predictions for 2019
Natural disasters, political shakeups and rugby losses. These are all the things ZB listeners think will happen over the next 12 months. Last week, Marcus Lush...
Where are my lotto results? John forgets what day it is
Poor old John just wanted to win his millions... LISTEN TO THE FULL CALL WITH MARCUS LUSH ABOVE
Lucas the cavoodle found after extensive search
The search for Lucas the cavoodle, who'd been missing in bush near Wainuiomata since last Friday is over. The dog was found on a public street some way from where...
Callers of the Night: Jono and Ben crash Marcus' show
It’s not often you get the competition ringing up, but that was exactly what Marcus Lush had last night. Expecting to get a caller interested in discussing Jono...
Marcus Lush: Merv Smith has the right to be called a legend
It’s hard for me to really say too much about Merv Smith. I would say that for a long time, and certainly probably forever, he was the biggest name in radio He...
Marcus Lush: When is it okay to use your neighbour's rubbish bin?
It's late at night, you've got a few extra wine bottles rolling around from the weekend, and a wad of packaging from your Sunday afternoon Kmart frenzy. But your...
Kathleen Johnson, one of New Zealand's first set of surviving quads, calls Marcus
Kathleen Johnson talks to Marcus about life as a quadruplet.
A radio first ... Marcus calls himself on-air!
Nev ... Geez wayne!
A conversation Marcus will never have again ...
Marcus you dumbo!
It all started so nicely when Scotty called up the show to talk about homelessness... it then suddenly took a weird weird turn... poor Marcus LISTEN TO THE FULL...
Caller of the Year (so far): Geoff on wallabies in New Zealand
Geoff was a font of knowledge on wallabies. Take a listen ...
Caller of the Night: Lee Taylor - The man who got us Daylight Saving!
Wanganui man Lee Taylor organised a petition to have daylight saving introduced to New Zealand in 1971. Mr Taylor was later summoned to speak before a select committee...
Caller of the Night: Margaret - When talkback goes really, really wrong!
Caller of the Night: Margaret - When talkback goes really, really wrong! LISTEN ABOVE AS MARGARET SPEAKS WITH MARCUS LUSH
Tainui Singh-Clark: Giving kind notes to commuters on train
An Auckland teen has warmed the hearts of commuters on the city's trains. Tainui Singh-Clark, 16, has taken it upon himself to give kind messages to...
Survivor of 1989 United Airlines Flight 811 tells of her ordeal
Beverly Thomas was on the United Airlines Flight 811 flight from Honolulu in 1989 when the cargo door was ripped off. The resulting explosion blew out several rows...
Caller Grant: 'What not to say'
LISTEN: Caller Grant gives Marcus advice on the top three things not to say on air.
Marcus' surprise call from Baseball NZ CEO
The CEO of Baseball New Zealand Ryan Flynn happened to call Marcus as he was talking about baseball tonight. Flynn chats about the finals of the World Series where...
Caller of the night: Bob the anthem man
Bob called in to talk to Marcus about all things national anthems. All things.
Caller of the Night: Ron - by popular demand!
Ron gives us his all on the evils of the media!
Caller of the night: John and his near miss
John called in with an unbelievable base jumping story.
Caller of the Night: Chris crossing the Cook Strait today
Chris crossed the Cook Strait today in a 7 and a half metre swell!
Caller of the Week: Jordy the ex-vacuum cleaner salesman!
Everything you need to know about Vacuum salesmen, plus some better work stories.