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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George critic misses the target

Thursday July 02, 2015

Dear Editor,

The writer of the anonymous letter published in CI News on June 27 assures readers that most repeat offenders know their rights, thereby implying that Mr George's representation of them is a waste of his legal skills and his willingness to give of his time voluntarily and without charge.

Lawyers enter Miss CI fray

Thursday July 02, 2015

Dear Editor,

The newly-formed Miss Cook Islands Association under the leadership of a new executive needs to take heed that its activities to host a Miss Cook Islands beauty contest may come to an abrupt end.

Dodgy transportation

Thursday July 02, 2015

Dear Editor,

Government has entered into a contract with Pacific Schooners Ltd to transport dance groups back to their home islands after the 2015 Maeva Nui, using Pacific Schooners’ boat, the ‘Tiare Taporo’.

CIFA chief stories contested

Wednesday July 01, 2015

Dear Editor,

I read with dismay and concern with the two articles in your paper by reporter Rashneel Kumar on Friday May 26 and Saturday May 27 with the headlined ‘CIFA chief under probe’ and ‘FIFA grants to CIFA under investigation’

Dear Editor,

The Prime Minister, supported by Finance Minister Mark Brown and other ministers in Parliament have gone down a long dark tunnel on the issue of independence.

Puna out of depth on UN

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Dear Editor,

Regarding the Cook Islands bid for United Nations membership and other issues:

The same old story...

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Dear Editor,

I read with dismay and concern the comments made by the director of Audit in CI News on June 19, regarding some of our Ministries’ financial management practices and standards.

Wolf in sheep’s clothing

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Dear Editor,

I for one am eternally grateful to God that a certain Titikaveka papa'a individual who stood for election didn't get voted in.

Dear Editor,

Unfortunately, Dennis Tunui continues to confuse people on the issue of New Zealand Superannuation payments to recipients in the Cook Islands and the individual’s obligation to pay tax on that income.  

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