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 plume are acceptable, but the name, address and contact details must be provided to the editor.
Tim Tepaki’s letter in CINews on January 8, criticising Demo Opposition parliamentary leader Junior Maoate's comments regarding the story headlined, “Demos call for due diligence on MOP plan" as “bizarre”, are in themselves very strange – and bizarre.
I am compelled to make a short response to two anonymous cowardly morons calling themselves “Astounded” and “Truth Seeka” whose letters to the editor appeared in yesterday’s CINews.
I am responding to recent articles and letters to the editor of CINews that have referred to my client who was recently discharged without conviction for assaulting his partner.
Two events of the recent past involving direct attacks on our court system has compelled me to shake off the cobwebs and start the new year by throwing a few jabs!
I hope everyone throughout our Te Ipukarea paradise had an enjoyable Christmas and I also trust that we will have a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2019!
Seabed exploration and exploitation, overfishing, pollution (coastal and habitat destruction), climate change-including warming waters and ocean acidification...
This is in the nature of an interim response to Mr Brian Mason's letter to you, published in CINews on December 27 in which he took issue with my earlier two letters on the legitimacy of the Henry Puna government .
John Scott’s letter in CINews on December 22 challenging the legitimacy of the present government proceeds on the basis of his interpretation of Article 14 (3) (b) of the Constitution, set out in his letter in the Cook Islands Herald of 28 November.