South: The cardinal point on the mariner's compass, 180°
clockwise from due north; an area or region lying in the
Southland has become a cardinal point for television and radio personality Marcus Lush's life. Moving to the region six years ago was a transformative process for him. While work introduced him to the area, the southern terrain, isolation and history, captured his imagination.
It is one thing to navigate the twists and turns of Southland's undulating geography, it is another to feel it and understand the nuances of what makes this region special and important to nationhood.
Lush will explore all that is Southland and Otago - its hidden majesty, almost uncharted waters, roads less travelled and reticent characters - on South, a series of seven half-hour episodes for TV ONE.