Marcus' favourite stories are ones that can only be found off the beaten track.
Marcus has spent most of his journalism career working in digital media.
Prior to joining Radio New Zealand to set up The Wireless he was the Night Editor for Stuff.co.nz.
He cut his teeth as a news reporter at The Nelson Mail and has had major stories published in all of New Zealand's daily metropolitan newspapers.
Content by Marcus
#Decision17: Waiting for Winston
Hang in there for another couple weeks.
Farewell Gchat. Now we have to Hangout.
In a few days, Google's Gchat will be no more. We pay tribute to the home of inane online chat.
Fighting words from the writer subverting the story of Auckland
Dominic Hoey has had his battles. Now he's tasting success.
'How To Adult' classes, online voting and other ideas to get more young people voting
Something has to change, doesn't it?
‘European’ campus club to disband after threats
Group never intended to be political, says club president.
Revealing the faces of Beijing's 'Rat Tribe'
Photographer Sim Chi Yin documents the people driven underground by the Chinese capital's housing crisis.
What we know so far about the Hanmer Springs earthquake
Is the world going to end? Answers to that and other questions about the US election
Here are the basics of what you need to know.
NZ Young Writers Festival is coming up and we'll be there
It'll be a weekend of words with (old and new) friends.
Top 10 stories of the month - July 2016
In case you missed something, here are our most read (and watched!) stories for the month.
What's up this weekend?
Where you'll want to post up this weekend.
We won a thing!
On Friday night, something unexpected happened – the judges for the Canon Media Awards named us Website of the Year.
Rip It Up review: Complaint over n-word not upheld
A complaint against Rip it Up magazine for their use of the n-word has not been upheld by the NZ Press Council.
Movie review: Mad Max – Fury Road
Thirty years on from the last Mad Max flick, director George Miller brings his road warrior back with a post-apocalyptic masterpiece.
Welcome to our new new-look homepage. Here's a rundown of what we've done.
Top 10 stories of the month - February 2015
In case you missed something, here are our most read stories for the month.
Bulletin: So we're going to Iraq
Seven reactions to the Prime Minister's announcement that NZ is sending troops to Iraq.
Ciara 'never booked to play Auckland'
RnB star Ciara’s Auckland concert has been cancelled after a dispute between the singer’s management, booking agents and promoters.
About Last Night: The difficult dynamics of the morning after
About Last Night is a new web series tackling some of the thorny issues and awkward moments that can come with a one night stand.
Clocking up our first year
Looking back on the first year of The Wireless - 2000 stories, 140 contributors and a whole lot of passion.
This month on The Wireless: Change
Do you ever feel like it's time for a change? Sometimes you can make that decision and sometimes change just happens.
A roll of the dice
What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
The question of what to do with your life never goes away, I’ve been told by more than a few people decades older than me.
A matter of value
The Wireless will look at why people opt out of voting and what's being done to turn this around in the lead up to the September elections.
Shared ideas, different beliefs
Ollie Neas looks at New Zealand's evolving multi-cultural society with his mini-doco series called A Little Faith.
Hauora's four walls
Hauora takes a holistic view of health.
Getting a start
The Wireless, providing a place for creative talent to develop.
Getting a start
What you see on The Wireless is the result of the combined knowledge and hard work of dozens of people.
Passion and addiction
The Wireless explores passions and addictions and how they drive us.
This week The Wireless is telling stories of jaunts, excursions and adventures.
A long way from home
Many Kiwis leave searching for adventure, only to find themselves amongst mates from back home.
Party all the time
What’s life like on tour with punk rockers PCP Eagles?
Welcome to The Wireless
The Wireless produces inspiring stories for New Zealanders who have grown up in the digital age.