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Petitions, Papers, Reports And Bills

Parliament resumed at 2pm with the presentation of papers and bills.

They included a petition calling for Parliament to prevent any immigrant being removed from New Zealand due to health reasons.

The Auditor-General’s report on the results of health sector audits was also presented.

Select committee reports were presented on the:

2010/11 financial review of Drug Free Sport New Zealand by the Government Administration Committee

2010/11 financial review of New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Limited by the Commerce Committee

2010/11 financial review of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission by the Local Government and Environment Committee

2010/11 financial review of the non-departmental appropriations for Vote Conservation by the Local Government and Environment Committee

2010/11 financial review of the non-departmental appropriations for Vote Environment by the Local Government and Environment Committee

Petition 2008/141 of Norman Harvey Wilkins by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee

Petition 2011/3 of Jan and Cathrina de Klerk by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee

Petition 2008/138 of George Laird by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee

2010/11 financial review of Industrial Research Limited, of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited, of Landcare Research New Zealand Limited, of Learning Media Limited, of the New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited, of The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, and of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (6 March 2012) by the Education and Science Committee.

Bills introduced:

Mixed Ownership Model Bill
Rongowhakaata Claims Settlement Bill
Ngāti Whātua Orākei Claims Settlement Bill
Ngāti Manuhiri Claims Settlement Bill
Hon Christopher Finlayson First reading
Maraeroa A and B Blocks Claims Settlement Bill

MPs began Question Time.
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