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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A key priority for my fellow Pacific Leaders and negotiators attending the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), is accessing climate finance, across all finance mechanisms of the UNFCCC and Paris Agreement.

Dear Editor,

The letter by “Teariki Terotero”, headlined, “Is this the end of the Demo Party?” in CINews on December 6 really cracked me up.

That’s because truth be known, it really should have been headlined, “Is this the end of the CIP government?”

Dear Editor,

Sorry, but Mrs Hosking (CINews December 10). does not speak for all Maukeans.

Dear Editor,

We now hear rumours about the government having plans for a $40 million building project which apparently will be designed to have offices for all departments in one place.

Atiu row from another viewpoint

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Dear Editor,

In response to the letter in CINews on December 10 regarding Apii Porio’s suspension, now that Porio has decided to take this to the media, I can set the record straight for your readers.

Suspensions cause upsets on Atiu

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

On September 28, 2018, the newly appointed manager for Agriculture in Atiu, Tereapii Porio Maka Kea and the executive officer¬ for the Atiu Island government, Maara Tairi received letters of suspension from the mayor, Upokoina Mokoroa.

A caution for Titikaveka MP

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

Re:  Statement by MP Selina Napa about returning convicts:

I act as legal counsel for a person who is currently remanded in custody charged with offences committed in Titikaveka.

Counting cost of solar

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

I was surprised to hear Mangaia is getting one month of free power.

CIP wasting their time

Monday December 10, 2018

Dear Editor,

Minister Mark Brown (pictured) is telling everyone that an amendment to the Seabed Minerals Act is required to get the exploratory licenses started.

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