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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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...
Marcus breaks his headphones
Short of locking yourself out of the studio, the worst thing to happen to a talkback host while on air would be breaking your headphones. So given that it was Friday...
Talkback callers rescued by listeners after telling Marcus about their plight
When Jack and his friends from Stratford got stuck on a 4WD track in New Plymouth, they phoned Marcus to see if anyone listening could come tow them out. Luckily...