There have to be repercussions for ignoring the will of the people and we are seeing a worrying degree of such behaviour. Petitions against purse seine fishing; Te Mato Vai; To Tatou Vai are just some that come to mind.
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OPINION: Nothing has caused as much division and heartache as the split along party lines and the favours and favouritism and nepotism from both political parties.
OPINION: By way of introduction let me quote a few of the grand plans, goals and objectives of the Cook Islands Party from its Manifesto and National Sustainable Development Plan.
OPINION: There is nothing to lose by giving out a few exploratory licenses, and much to gain in terms of knowledge on whether or not to go forward to actual mining.
OPINION: Keeping borders closed here, protects our elderly, reflects our humanity, and highlights our vulnerability.
OPINION: Effective communication is 20 per cent what you know and 80 per cent how you feel about what you know.
OPINION: There are valid points on both sides in regards to transgender participation at this year’s Cook Islands Games says Te Tuhi Kelly of the Progressive Party of the Cook Islands.
OPINION: In the past, a nom de plume, gave opportunity to defile and destroy with hate and loathing, and remain unaccountable.