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