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.

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IT'S OBVIOUS that over the past month, serious preparations have been made for a possible upcoming snap election.

Aronga Mana view on EU meeting

Friday December 02, 2016

THE ARONGA Mana spoke very passionately about the purse seine/EU agreement issue in their peaceful protest at the EU/Ministry of Marine Resources purse seining meeting.

ON OUR recent trip to Rarotonga we hired one motorbike and were under the impression that if we didn't go over 40km an hour, we didn't need to use our helmets.

LAST WEEK Cook Islands Rugby League was put into an unfortunate situation whereby its reputation, credibility and future wellbeing in terms of remaining one of the country’s top sports code was thrown into the public spotlight and heavily criticised.

Shedding light on the Penryhn saga

Monday November 28, 2016

PERHAPS I could enlighten CI News readers a little on the Penrhyn executive officer saga.

Maroro numbers bad omen for fishery

Monday November 28, 2016

A couple of weeks ago I highlighted a graph that clearly demonstrated the volume of fish being caught by purse seiners.

Comings and goings

Friday November 25, 2016

Regarding the article about the controversy over the Penrhyn executive officer article on page one of CI News on Thursday, Mitiaro seems to have quite a different setup.

It was extremely heartening to see on CITV, and read in CI News, some of the simple, common sense solutions raised by SPC marine scientists/representatives, following their study of the problems that have been apparent within the Muri Lagoon.

Algae turns the tide

Thursday November 24, 2016

Last morning’s low tide, as observed at Rutaki, showed a solid green carpet of algae.

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