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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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.

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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. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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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. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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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. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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

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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 moved to th... Read more

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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.   LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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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. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.    

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When Jan phoned up saying a package took 15 days to get from Thames to Titirangi, other listeners phoned to share their "it took ages to get mail" stories... and Jackie's... well, we won't spoil the story here. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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If you're going to talk about what kind of fish to get (or avoid) when you have fish and chips, you have to talk to Dave. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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After hearing about it a couple of days ago, Alvin bravely tested the meat pie with a chocolate bar added to it. So what did he think of it?? LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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August 13, 2019 5 min

Callers try to guess the big news... LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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With Hobbiton given the go-ahead to expand, Marcus and Marty brainstorm putting a second location in the South Island. LISTEN TO THE FULL AUDIO ABOVE.

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