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10:20 Coronavirus is spreading

New Zealand has no plans to screen passengers arriving from China despite the spread of a new viral pneumonia.

Four people have now died from the coronavirus and there are now more than 200 cases in China.

Karyn Hay speaks with Professor of Public Health, Dr Michael Baker, from Otago University about the coronavirus which has been linked to the South China Seafood Wholesale Market in the city of Wuhan.

People wearing masks head for Beijing Station in Beijing, China on 20 January, ahead of China's Lunar New Year holiday. Tens of thousands of people travel and visit overseas during the holiday.

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10:45   Bookclub: Self-publishing, a How To Guide

Karen Stade of Historinz is a historical researcher and writer who produces regional, social, community and school history books. She's also a journalist and the self-published author of several books. In 2017 Karen was awarded a Queen's Service Medal for her historical research and services to the community.  Karen chats to Karyn Hay about what it takes to publish your own book.

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Authors Karen Stade, left and Karen Price with their book Pasta, Prayers & Promise the story of Nelson's Italian Community.

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