Lately for Wednesday 29 January 2020
10:20 Local and global coronavirus update
The New Zealand and Australian governments have announced plans to evacuate foreign nationals trapped in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the outbreak began.
Health authorities in Auckland say they are taking a cautious approach by testing several sick people for coronavirus, even though they are not suspected cases.
Karyn speaks with the RNZ News reporter Jordan Bond.
10:30 Putting roads on a diet - Patrick Morgan
A trend is emerging in the UK and other parts of the world, they're calling it a Road Diet... reclaiming urban areas for pedestrians and cyclists.
Cities are experimenting with ways to exclude cars, and the latest to do it is Birmingham.
They're blocking off zones to traffic for certain hours of the day, designating certain days as car-free, banning diesel vehicles, and imposing charges.
Patrick Morgan from Cycling Action NZ is in our Wellington studio
10.40 Midweek Media Watch with Hayden Donnell
This week on Midweek Mediawatch, Hayden Donnell is in to talk about a minidrama involving Sean Plunket, a revolt in the Washington Post newsroom, and a government proposal to merge Radio New Zealand and TVNZ into one supersized public broadcaster.