Marcus Lush Nights

Marcus Lush Nights

Marcus Lush engages Kiwis from all walks of life, discussing the issues that matter most on Newstalk ZB. ... Show More

Episodes

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.

Share
Mark as Played

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.

Share
Mark as Played

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 TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Do you think the beginning of a rugby match is a suitable place for the haka? LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

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 James had comments of a different kind. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.  

Share
Mark as Played
September 19, 2019 3 min

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 or how previous results have got to you despite your best efforts to avoid them. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

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 ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

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 for yourself. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

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.

Share
Mark as Played

According to Karl, there's one huge obstacle in teaching students the history of New Zealand. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Who would have thought one phone call could have sparked such a serious discussion? Last night, Marcus Lush took a call from one listener asking when the Coronation Street episodes that air in the afternoon will catch up with the episodes that air at night. For a reminder: last year, TVNZ 1 skipped ahead 18 months so that New Zealand would be just one week behind the UK. The episodes that had been airing in the evenings moved to th... Read more

Share
Mark as Played

Andrew phoned up to share his surprisingly good customer service story, but you sort of defeat the point of the refund when you do what he did.   LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

After reminiscing about a bad juicing experience (a lesson for us all), Ross mentions his wife's distaste for a certain vegetable which apparently makes her a super-taster and then shares a story on how he got the most New Zealand nickname ever. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Talking about scary movies and the worst possible time/place to watch them, I don't think anyone can beat Esther's story... LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

In this three-minute call, you're pretty likely to hear something of your own childhood. Be sure to e-mail marcus@newstalkzb.co.nz with your comments or your story of playing sport. LISTEN TO FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

You come across this bit of plastic all the time, but it doesn't break down and needs to be made out of something else. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Ever get into telling a story and then think "gee I hope no one I'm about to talk about is listening"? Tamara had that moment reminiscing her school days. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Less than a month to go until RWC 2019, and Marcus wanted to know if you were ready to watch the tournament. Some people were, a lot of people weren't (and were nowhere close to being ready), and Sandra reckons the broadcast rights to a tournament like this should go to a readily-available platform. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Usually, you buy a raffle ticket to donate the $2 to the cause and don't really expect to win. Well, Ken DID win... LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

Share
Mark as Played

Kerry's story of "conversational faux pas" wins the night - but at least Marcus learnt something out of it!   LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.    

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Marcus Lush Nights

Popular Podcasts

The Daily
The Daily
This moment demands an explanation. This show is on a mission to find it.
The Ron Burgundy Podcast
The Ron Burgundy Podcast
Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his brand new Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand.
Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.