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,

Good to see that the CINews smoke signals are back to a “tit for tat” situation.

Dear Editor,

I agree with ‘A Sunburned Peasant’ in Monday’s edition of CINews – the worst parade I have experienced ever!

Avana Point and foreign investment

Wednesday August 01, 2018

Kia Orana Editor,

I was pleased to read your news article in the July 30 edition of CINews, and especially with regard to Paul Allsworth’s comments representing the thoughts of the Koutu Nui.

Tepaki on unit title development

Wednesday August 01, 2018

Dear Editor,

As part of the roll out by Merchant of Paradise (MOP) of its Paradise Prosperity Plan (PPP) for the Pa Enua, which will employ the Unit Titles Act 2005, I should like to take this opportunity to put into perspective the merits of unit title development.

Shedding light on old carvings

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Dear Editor,

Rei a hiva, rei a tane, rei a o-te-patiki

Just to add some information and enlighten CINews readers regarding the story in CINews on July 28 about the artefacts: “rare collections of bone carvings included three testicle sacs dating back to the 18th century”.

Some thoughts on UN membership

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Dear Editor,

I would like to put into perspective what happens to our New Zealand citizenship if we ascend to developed status and go on to full sovereignty with own seat at the United Nations (UN). I trust it will put this matter to rest.

Dear Editor,

It was interesting watching a Q & A session on ABC television recently regarding waste reduction. What was suggested by one panelist was, wait for it, communal water stations where you fill your water bottle.

Dear Editor,

This year's float parade sucked. It would have to be one of the worst in the history of floats in this country.

Dear Editor,

Now that the long awaited roll out of the Paradise Prosperity Plan (PPP) for the Pa Enua is happening Merchant of Paradise (MOP) is fielding strong support for the project and numerous inquiries for opportunities available, with the odd niggle about the colour of Chinese money, the loss of New Zealand citizenship if we ascend to developed status and full sovereignty with own seat at the United Nations, and security of land under unit title development.

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