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

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Dear Editor,
I refer to your front page story on Wednesday, October 29 Te Mato Vai work not up to international standards.

Time to pay back pensioners

Thursday October 30, 2014

Dear Editor,
Last week the Secretary of Finance Richards Neves, wrote a letter to the Editor to explain how the CIP government will reimburse the NZ pensioners of the back tax.

The path to financial disaster?

Thursday October 30, 2014

Dear Editor,
I read Government is predicting a small surplus in the 2014/15 budget but wonder if all this prediction is a result of poor budgeting or false reporting.

CCECC work below par?

Thursday October 30, 2014

Dear Editor,
It should come as no surprise to anyone in the Cook Islands that the work of CCECC is below par.

Dear Editor
Not long ago I wrote ‘Island Time’ about living in Rarotonga, in Paradise. 

Dear Editor,
I would like to comment on the letter from Thomas Wynn on October 24.

Dear Editor,
Before settling in the Cook Islands I used to think that papa’a was a term of endearment used when referring to the non-indigenous population of the Cook Islands.

Marama would be proud

Saturday October 25, 2014

Dear Editor,
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the kind and helpful people that have assisted me with the discovery of "our friend" Marama.

‘Government still bullying'

Saturday October 25, 2014

Dear Editor,
It is with sadness once again that this so called Government is still bullying us NZ pensioners – te akaroa i teia tu.

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