Marcus Lush Nights

Marcus Lush Nights

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

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August 4, 2022 52 min

Nothing worse than a chipped windscreen, except a totally smashed windscreen.

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Can we agree that taking your cat in a backpack up a mountain is a weird thing to do?

Also, what's with people making mayonnaise out of condensed milk?

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August 2, 2022 42 min

Marcus isn't a fan of the casual attire some of our athletes are wearing at the Birmingham games, and talks about why companies don't honour loyal customers or employees anywhere near as well as they should.

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With 1.74 million viewers, the England v Germany final is the most watched event on TV in the UK in 2022 so far. So why wasn't it available at all, on any platform, for New Zealanders to watch?

Also, what should happen to prisoners on the roof in Hastings, and how did we get to the place we're at with those wilding pines?

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July 29, 2022 84 min

With the first night of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on, Marcus talks other great Games moments, which all seem to be from 1974 in Christchurch, and not from 1990 in Auckland.

Also Russell, in Russell, gives a live commentary of the meteor shower.

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July 28, 2022 104 min

A night spent remembering NZ's premier country musician, John Hore Grenell.

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July 27, 2022 60 min

Following that stellar heel-kick goal from Alessia Russo, Marcus talks about other unique sports moves and then chats energy efficient light bulbs.

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With continued widespread rain and flooding in Canterbury and Otago today, callers were quick to remind Marcus of the great Taieri Plains flood of 1980.

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July 25, 2022 50 min

Are you a to-do list person? People seem to either swear by them or think the people who use them are 'stuck in their ways and the routine'.

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July 22, 2022 66 min

Surely there has to be a way to not get ripped off by airport parking. And how did we let the monarch butterfly population drop so low?

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July 20, 2022 70 min
Marcus talks foot and mouth and bailey bridges.
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July 20, 2022 73 min
While discussing the UK's record-breaking heat, the topics of Culloden and the Concorde aircraft came up, as well as how Ian Foster should have handled the post-match press conference after losing.
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July 18, 2022 94 min
Ireland beat the All Blacks on the weekend, taking away the series 2-1.
It was the best rugby series in recent memory - so why is everyone after the coach's head?
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July 18, 2022 35 min
With the opening of the Waikato Expressway and the upcoming rugby game in Wellington, we talk about road trips and what new motorways do to small towns they bypass.
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A rugby stadium that sometimes will get used for other things is not what Christchurch needs or deserves.
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July 13, 2022 73 min
After a less-than-perfect beginning to the show, Marcus talks about getting lost, and then finding lost things.
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July 12, 2022 42 min
Heat pumps are the saviour of many a cold night (or super hot day, but it's winter so let's focus on the cold for now) - but how should they be used?
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July 11, 2022 66 min
The All Blacks were beaten by Ireland on Saturday night - why does that mean the end of the world for New Zealanders?
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July 8, 2022 66 min
After a few calls on head knocks in sport, the conversation moved to the drink Tang, and various ways to open cans.
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July 7, 2022 46 min
Why would you serve pies on a plane?
What's the use of a dash cam if you never see a meteor?
What did you have done to the liver/kidney/heart that was transplanted out of you?
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