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On The Nation this weekend

This weekend on The Nation...

You've voted, now we'll digest the numbers, talk to the main players, and ask where to now for coalition talks to form a government.

NZME to deliver unprecedented digital election coverage - Currie (22 September 2017)
TOP thank the media for election campaign coverage (22 September 2017)
Minister's decision 'erodes Maori fisheries settlement' (22 September 2017)

Business

Chapman-Taylor’s own home fully restored and for sale

The former home of one of New Zealand’s most distinctive residential architects of the 20th Century, James Chapman-Taylor, is on the market after being lovingly restored and totally refurbished.

Have your say on suburban business centres (22 September 2017)
Call to bridge the rural and urban divide with communication (22 September 2017)
Invercargill City Forests Limited announces profit (22 September 2017)

National

Serious crash in Hauraki District

State Highway 2 at Ngatea, in the Hauraki District, is currently blocked due to a serious crash reportedly involving two vehicles.

Emergency services were notified just after 9:35pm.

Two Lotto players celebrate $500,000 win (23 September 2017)
Child dies in Far North (23 September 2017)
Help needed to identify man in Rotorua Hospital (23 September 2017)

Sport

Kiwi squash player into semis

New Zealand squash player Joelle King has continued her progress at the US$50,000 Macau Open in China.

King who is ranked 11 in the world and seeded fourth for the tournament beat Australian Donna Urquhart in the quarter-finals 10-12 11-2 11-7 11-4 in 35 minutes

Chch motorsport official selected for Bathurst exchange (22 September 2017)
Domestic rugby competitions judicial outcomes (22 September 2017)
Henare gives pre-season assessment ahead of Tauranga clash (22 September 2017)

Entertainment

Student innovation winner wows awards audience

Fashion design student Kate Fisher has continued a proud tradition at Massey’s College of Creative Arts by winning the student innovation section of the World of WearableArt Awards.

CultureFest 2017 fast approaching Selwyn (22 September 2017)
Ramping up roller sports at Bay Skate (22 September 2017)
Crowdfunding campaign to employ young Maori dancers (22 September 2017)

Lifestyle

Collette Dinnigan launches kids' eyewear collection with Specsavers

Specsavers and Collette Dinnigan are excited to announce ‘Spirited’ - Collette’s first ever eyewear collection for kids, exclusive to Specsavers, and now available in stores nationwide.

Rockburn offers 'first kiss of summer' with new Rose' (21 September 2017)
Switch off for a better break these school holidays (20 September 2017)
Ruby wins NZ's Top Office Dog comp (19 September 2017)

Health

Three cases of Paratyphoid confirmed in Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is investigating three Paratyphoid cases reported over the last week.

Paratyphoid is a similar illness to typhoid fever and can cause serious illness. All three people have needed hospital care.

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3 (22 September 2017)
NZNO 2017 Award for Nursing and Midwifery (22 September 2017)
BabyStart boxes gifted as parenting course completed (22 September 2017)

Technology

From telephone technician to app creator

The University of Waikato’s literary journal Mayhem is now available on an app. It’s thanks to one of the university’s mature students Stephen Outram who developed and produced the app as part of a directed study.

Kiwi fishing app now available in different languages (22 September 2017)
Auckland Uni welcomes leader in human-computer interaction (21 September 2017)
Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security (21 September 2017)
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