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.

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Dear Editor,

My neighbour has children in sports.

Dear Editor,

My name's Emily and I'm with the (US-based) Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (MCA).

Dear Editor,

Mata McNair should stop bagging the outer islands and start looking for solutions for the outer islands’ problems.

Thanks for your kindness!

Thursday August 16, 2018

Dear Editor,

To the exceptionally kind and considerate local man (and his daughter or moko), who picked up my friend’s pink rito earring that fell of her ear whilst she was in the Convenience Store on Sunday afternoon and then followed her down to Super Brown to reunite the earring with its owner, thank you so very much.

Bribery claim ironic

Thursday August 16, 2018

Dear Editor,

There is much irony in electoral petitions, and none more than the petition currently being heard before the court against the CIP’s Albert Nicholas in the RAPPA constituency.

Dear Editor,

I refer to the opinion piece of mine you published two Saturdays ago (August 4), in which I questioned the information being presented to the Electoral Court with reference to the Democratic petitioners' applications for discovery and which the court, on the representations made by the CIP legal team, declined.

Poor communication from Air Rarotonga

Wednesday August 15, 2018

Dear Editor,

I am writing regarding an Air Rarotonga flight scheduled for 5pm on Sunday, August 12.

The story behind Avana Point issue

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Dear Editor,

As one of the family who are the registered landowners of Vaerota 6Q, popularly called Avana Point, I would like to thank everyone for declaring their opposition to the proposed development.

Dear Editor,

For those who suggest that we taxpayers should be glad to pay $3 million for Te Maeva Nui transport, because togetherness is more important than money, and that people of the Pa Enua are taxpayers too, we might look at where that $3 million taxpayers paid comes from.

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