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Mail: The Editor, Cook Islands News,  PO Box 15, Rarotonga

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Kia orana editor,

I write in response to a number of claims made by Jacqui Evans (Letters, May 30).

Dear sir,

Even in these gloomy economic and hard financial times, this government continues to raid our country's trough.

Dear editor,

Minister Mark Brown says a moratorium on seabed mining “would bring research on our mineral resources to a standstill”. This is untrue.

Dear editor,

I have a response to a question to me (Letters, May 28).

Dear editor,

Things are bad enough at the moment, with the lockdown and no tourists. But with the bridge rebuild and the entrance to the market closed, things are even harder for everyone at the market.

Dear editor;

I was as surprised as my client, Tapi Taio, to read on the front page of that newspaper that a brand new vessel is being constructed for him at present.

Dear editor,

Once in a while you have to put your trust in your MPs to do the right thing –this is why we voted for them.

Dear editor,

Anticipating an economic recovery strategy that will borrow from New Zealand's post-Covid push to green-light spade-ready infrastructure projects, I observe that Mark Brown is back on the chemical water treatment campaign trail.

Dear editor,

The worst is still to come!

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