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

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After talking about petrols cars with reseve fuel tanks and how far you can drive once the gauge goes past "empty", Max called up with a wealth of knowledge on one particular make of vehicle. 
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When you bring up the subject of fireworks, you never quite know who's going to ring. Andy's history with fireworks goes back further than most people's...
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Right after losing the RWC final to South Africa, a couple of English players seemingly snubbed their silver medal - is that fair enough, or do you think that's bad sportsmanship?
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Is it OK for All Blacks rugby players to cry when they lose an important match? Is this something new that we are going to have to start getting used to?
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It was a game that most All Black punters probably want to forget, but Grant jumped on to chat TVNZ airing the bronze final, reviewed England's classy plays over the All Blacks, NZ's response to the loss, and who he's picking for the final. I think he wrapped it pretty well.

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Towing a broken down car seems to be a solid part of every kiwi driver's history. I don't think anyone's got towing story like Merv's.

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What started as an answer to a nautical flag question, turned into a fantastic conversation about a 10-year model build.
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You make one off-hand comment about cane toads and then Shirley rings up with a story for the ages...
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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.
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Do you think the beginning of a rugby match is a suitable place for the haka?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Are you concerned about teenagers vaping? Jenna's daughter is 13, and she's convinced that vaping is popular among her peers.
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According to Karl, there's one huge obstacle in teaching students the history of New Zealand.
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According to Karl, there's one huge obstacle in teaching students the history of New Zealand.
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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 m...
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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.
 
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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.
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