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 am responding to the front page article in Wednesday’s Cook Islands News, in which Glenn Armstrong was quoted extensively.

Dear Editor,

Mark Brown’s comments in Wednesday’s paper concerning Spark New Zealand’s sale of its shares in Telecom Cook Islands, is rather odd and irrelevant in my view.

Expensive tuna

Friday February 27, 2015

Dear Editor,

This is a follow-up up to the recent articles and letters about tuna fishing in CINews.

Another side of Petrocean proposal

Thursday February 26, 2015

Dear Editor,

In his comments in Wednesday’s paper concerning Triad’s objection to the Petrocean proposal, Glenn Armstrong referred to Triad’s commercial interest in this matter. 

Catch reduction fails

Thursday February 26, 2015

Dear Editor,

Based on his recent letter (CI News February 21), it is good to see that Ben Ponia and I agree on several key points in regards to the purse seine fishery. 

Ponia case needs some perspective

Thursday February 26, 2015

Dear Editor,

In regard to the letter from ‘Appalled’ (February 23), a bit of perspective is required in relation to the Auckland ‘incident’ involving Ben Ponia.

Dump issues need answers

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Dear Editor,

It has been a month now since Infrastructure Cook Islands told us that Rarotonga’s dump is full. 

PM still quiet on ‘super’ tax

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Dear Editor,

PM Puna seems to be riding on the back of all the good work that Les Priest and his group of New Zealand superannuitants have done. 

Time to name and shame

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Dear Editor,

In your line of business, I understand the need to respect people’s privacy due to the possibility of litigation and other issues.

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