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.
With all the hysteria surrounding the Cook Islands fisheries resources, I thought it was about time for some more sensible discussion without all the emotion.
As we all know, the debate about purse seining has been going on for several years now.
In late 2013, the Palmerston Island Council sent a letter to the Prime Minister and their Member of Parliament at that time.
Chip Boyle of Export Aquarium Ltd in Matavera has for decades exported what must by now be millions of dollars’ worth of aquarium fish from the reefs of Rarotonga.
The Family Law Bill has been long in the waiting, especially for practitioners in family law and for people caught in custody and children welfare related disputes.
Yesterday Sunday morning I heard drumming – which no doubt was associated with the arrival of a cruise ship off Rarotonga – and it made me think about what has happened in the Cook Islands since gaining self-government in 1965.
With all due respect to you Wilkie Rasmussen, your article in CINews on Monday, March 16 mentioned my father, the late Albert Peto Nicholas.