MPs unanimously passed a motion noting with sadness the death of two soldiers in Afghanistan and six injured in a fire
fight on August 4, when Parliament resumed today at 2pm.
A motion congratulating the New Zealand Olympic Team for their recent performance was also passed without dissent.
The Auditor-General’s report Education for Māori: Context for our proposed audit work until 2017 was also tabled.
Select committee reports were presented on the 2010/11 financial review of the New Zealand Teachers Council
by the Education and Science Committee
Petition 2011/1 of Edwina Hughes and 904 others
by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
Petition 2011/25 of Richard Aslett and 7,436 others
by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
The following bills were introduced:
MPs began Question Time.
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