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.
I refer to ghost writer “Shippa’s” letter of August 9 headed, “Questions remain on shipping venture”, in which he fabricated rubbish to damage me by quoting statements I made in a letter to Prime Minister Jim Marurai on September 14, 2005.
We notice the recent letters of Tim Tepaki and his open friendliness towards China maybe taking over our islands with their mortgages, and Tim’s open wish to discuss these matters.
Or should this be addressed to the police commissioner in relation to the less than stellar performance of the local police force?
Whether by design or by wilful ignorance, those ‘in charge’ of tourism for Rarotonga are taking concrete steps to cheapen the destination.