Letters to the Editor

Letters are one of the most important parts of the paper because this is where the community has a chance to have its say. All letters to the editor received will generally be published, provided they are not defamatory or are covering exactly the same ground by the same writer.

Non du plume are acceptable, but the name, address and contact details must be provided to the editor.

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Thanks for great Anzac Day

Friday April 28, 2017

On behalf of the Koutu Nui and its members, I would like to extend a big meitaki maata to the organisers of the Anzac Day parade.

Well done, Boys Brigade!

Friday April 28, 2017

I would like to say Thank you and well done to the Boys Brigade brass band at the ANZAC Day Dawn parade. 

Putting Tina Browne at the helm of the Democratic Party is a very positive move.

Grey Power abides by their constitution and holds meetings every month.

Some ideas to help Muri lagoon

Thursday April 27, 2017

We’ve been hearing on the radio that the public are invited to a meeting to discuss ways to improve the health of Muri lagoon.

Most of us who are born and bred here and continue to live in the Cook Islands do not want our relationship with New Zealand to change.

Mixed messages on helmets

Thursday April 20, 2017

The president of the Tourism Industry Council, Sue Fletcher-Vea, said in CI News recently that “rental vehicle operators had experienced a 60-70 per cent drop in income from scooters, the cost for operators is huge, 100 scooters parked up.”

During his radio talk on Friday April 7, prime minister Henry Puna, together with Poko Keu, spokesperson for the RAPPA constituency announced that MP Albert Nicholas, after all the controversy over his present political position, had decided to do the right thing and put the hat on the table to be contested by all parties, including himself as a CIP candidate.

Some of the issues raised by the letter-writer, “Human Animal” in CI News recently were quite interesting.

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