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Parliament Resumes

Parliament Resumes

When Parliament resumed at 2pm Speaker Lockwood Smith said he had bee notified that MP Hone Harawira had resigned his seat on May 11.

The annual reports of Archive NZ and the National Library were tabled, as was Budget 2011, Erratum External Sector, Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations for the Government of New Zealand for the year ending 30 June 2012.

Auditor General reports on the Final Audits of Auckland’s dissolved councils and managing leaky home liabilities were presented,

Select committee reports were presented on the:

2009/10 financial review of Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Maori (Maori Language Commission) by the Māori Affairs Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Central government: Results of the 2009/10 audits (Volume 1), and Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Central government: Results of the 2009/10 audits (Volume 2) by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on The Auditor-General’s Auditing Standards by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;

Reserve Bank of New Zealand's financial stability report, May 2011 (I.3S) by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;

Road User Charges Bill (261-2) by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee

Inquiry into the 2010 local authority elections by the Justice and Electoral Committee;

Petition 2008/99 of George Pera Graham Naera by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;

Petition 2008/7 of Bronwyn Holloway-Smith and 148 others by the Commerce Committee;

Petition 2008/100 of Sharon Mackenzie by the Local Government and Environment Committee.

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