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 see in CI News that Mark Brown has taken a free trip to Korea to promote and speak on education as it stands here in the Cook Islands.

Dear Editor

There have been many smoke signals lately about people leaving rubbish like disposable nappies and broken glass on our beaches and I suspect the writer of these smoke signals knows who is doing the littering. 

Dear Editor,

A friend wondered recently why so many were unaware of the extent of human impact upon the ocean.

Dear Editor, 

My name is Tina Weier. I am a marine biologist who worked for the Cook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) from June 2012 – October 2014. 

Doing utmost for island animals

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Dear Editor,

Unfortunately a lovely dog recently escaped from the control of an Esther Honey Foundation Clinic volunteer while being pre-medicated in preparation for a de-sexing surgery.  

Reminder of old rubbish dump

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Dear Editor

It has been awhile since I have written in on the rubbish situation in Raro and although life goes on, the rubbish remains deep in our soil and our souls. 

All abuse should be addressed

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Dear Editor, 

We at Rotaianga Men's Support Centre totally agree with Debi Futter-Puati's letter to the editor in Monday’s CI News and totally support the comment, ‘How about we begin teaching young (and old) men to know how to function respectfully in their relationships, and to know how to ask for help should they need it’.

Support for MMR people

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Dear Editor,

I am mindful of the difficult position that many Ministry of Marine Resources staff find themselves in with the current campaign against purse seine fishing. 

Tuna price for water pipes?

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Dear Editor,

I want to agree with the Smoke Signaller who wrote in telling the outer islands to live with their voting for the Cook Islands Party and their decisions affecting purse seining.   

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