All eyes turn towards new government

All eyes turn towards new government

Dear Sir,

There comes a time every four years that the Cook Islands has a valuable opportunity to renew itself and kindle a fresh commitment to work together in the never-ending process of developing our country.

Compulsory voting would solve low turnout issue

Dear Editor,

I read with interest in June 16’s CINews regarding the low voter turnout in this year’s general election and the fact that voter apathy has resulted in consistently ever lower voter turnouts during all elections since 2006.

Police called over burning tyres incident

Dear Editor.

I write this in both concern and shock at what happened over two days in Arorangi last week when someone burned car tyres without a thought for other people in the neighbourhood.

Voting with no ID

Dear Editor,

I was a scrutineer in these elections and I want to report to the public that I saw a significant number of people coming into the polling booth and being able to vote when their names did not appear on either of the two electoral rolls and without showing any proof of identity.

Mystery over notices issued to college students

Dear Editor,

In your issue of June 6 it was reported that police issuing “tickets” to Tereora students for failing to produce a drivers licence.

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