A large buoy has broken loose on Wellington's south coast and washed up at Lyall Bay.

Buoy, check out those waves

1:01 PM  Large waves have broken a Wellington Airport warning buoy loose.

How was boy hurt?

Police outside Taradale School in Napier, on Monday, May 25, 2015.

5 min ago  Parents demand answers from school about critical injuries suffered in "window jump".

Seales ruling no blanket law

1:14 PM  Lecretia Seales would live longer, more peacefully if she knew doctor could help her die.

ParrotDog toast Aussie beer win

Wellington craft beer company expects more business after Australian Beer Awards.

NZ should promote Wellington

OPINION: Wellington has the potential to help national growth by taking pressure off Auckland.

US pathway for Kiwi athletes

A Porirua couple are helping promising New Zealand athletes to get US college scholarships.

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News

MPs' workload 'lightest for 20 years'

Finance Minister Bill English is congratulated by National MP's after delivering his 7th Budget.

4 min ago  While Parliament sat on Saturday to ram through Budget legislation, study suggests Parliament business at lowest ebb since before 1996.

Alternative therapies bring cancer hope

1:18 PM  Public donations of $94,000 allowed a Kiwi designer to seek alternative treatment overseas.

Massey University's new ad sparks debate

Napier centre quake-prone but open

Business

Freedive for dolphins video

William Trubridge Plunge Free Dive.

12:58 PM  Wellington game studio teams with NZ's top free diver to help save endangered dolphins.

More than new tech

A United States innovation expert is set to change what Wellington businesses owners know about innovation.

Richard Riddiford, founding managing director of Palliser Estate Wines is retiring after 25 years.Pip Goodwin will now take up the position as chief executive.

New CEO for Palliser Estate

The founding managing director of Palliser Estate Wines is retiring after 25 years at the helm.

Comment

Local Government embarks on programme to improve performance

The public have a low awareness of important services such as rubbish and recycling collection.

OPINION: Local  government is the beating heart of New Zealand's communities but an independent survey shows it could do better

Editorial: Councillors don't deserve a free lunch

OPINION: It is odd that Wellington City Councillors think the ratepayers owe them a free lunch. They don't.

Taxing property is not a straight forward business.

Tax to stop ‘bad’ behaviour dents level playing field

OPINION: A tax that is designed to raise no, or very little, revenue is not necessarily all that strange. And it certainly doesn’t mean the tax is ineffective.

Culture

Crossword solutions: Tuesday, May 26

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Solutions to The Dominion Post's daily back-page crossword are available here.

Towers sing Lydia video

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

Capital Life

Alternative therapies bring cancer hope

Weta Workshop costume designer Claire Prebble has received vitamin C, ozone and hyperthermia therapy.

1:18 PM  Public donations of $94,000 allowed a Kiwi designer to seek alternative treatment overseas.

Our Lady of the Coast

The faithful and bargain-savvy flocked to Paraparaumu's Virgin Mary statue.

Future Olympic medallist, governor-general and royal surgeon Arthur Porritt, far right, competes in a 100-yard race at Athletic Park in 1923.

Kiwi turned down Chariots of Fire fame

Modesty prevented a Kiwi athletics legend getting his dues on the silver screen.

Sport

Game all but over for Central Pulse

Despite the best efforts of captain Katrina Grant, right, the Central Pulse were unable to beat the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic on Monday night. Photo: Fairfax NZ.

Pulse's trans-Tasman netball campaign all but over after 52-47 loss to Magic in Hamilton.

More wanted from Black Caps spinner Craig

Spinner Mark Craig under the microscope against fast improving England at Leeds

Hurricanes first five eighth Otere Black enjoys a lighter moment during training.

Second Super Rugby start looms for Black

Not so hidden gem Otere Black should not be just a Hurricane for the here and now.

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