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Give Mark Franklin a break!

Wednesday May 14, 2014

Dear Editor, I am dismayed at the thought being suggested that Mark Franklin may be deported.

Marine Park campaign begins

Tuesday May 13, 2014

The Cook Islands Marine Park Steering Committee has kicked off its campaign this week to promote the Marae Moana Marine Park.

Manihiki fishers enjoy contest

Wednesday May 14, 2014

The Tauhunu Fishing Competition on May 3 was a chance for Manihiki fishers to demonstrate their skills in reeling in the big ones.

Dear Editor, It was sad to read how the Ministry of Culture refused the 2013 male dance champion the opportunity to compete in this year’s competition to defend his title.

Dear Editor, I noticed on Friday night at the Dancer of the Year that there were a lot of people with VIP tickets – good on them.

Henry Puna for CIP leadership

Tuesday May 13, 2014

Dear Editor, I write in support of the Cook Islands Party leadership challenge and their conference before the General Elections.

Dear Editor, I refer to your article ‘Are Cook Islands parliamentarians promoting free right to abortions?’ on May 12, 2014.

A Papua New Guinea bishop is calling for more police intervention after a priest was killed in a payback killing between warring tribes in Central Province Father Garry Maria Inau was shot close-range in the heart when he was leaving his parish in Kunimaipa Valley of Goilala district on Sunday last week.

MFEM has wrong priorities

Monday May 12, 2014

Dear Editor, Richard Neves in his latest Pooh-Bah response to our elders says, “We need to be consistent in our approach to obeying the law when it comes to collecting revenue on behalf the Crown and managing the affairs of the nation”.

Dear Editor, The CIP may like to think otherwise but the decision to call for a snap election has effectively closed off the opportunity for more women and high calibre individuals to put up their hands and enter the political arena at the national level.

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