Letters to the Editor

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My wife and I have visited the Cook Islands five times in the past 10 years, three visits to Rarotonga and twice to Aitutaki. 

There’s some good news about the landmark bus shelter in Arorangi I wrote about recently when I noticed the familiar bright flower design had been replaced with somewhat bland cream paint.

Ever thought that our town of Avarua is getting uglier by the day?

Please get flights right

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Just how hard would it be for Air New Zealand to get it right with the telephone flight arrival updates? The Sunday morning flight is sometimes early so we get up at 5am and ring.

Recently a proposed tourism business plan for the Turangi-Matavera area, next to Tropical Sands, was brought to my attention

Some more thoughts on water baptism

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Kia orana to all our people in the precious name of our Lord and Redeemer Jesus Christ.

I was personally disgusted by the appalling unfair treatment of the Sharks coach and players by the Aitutaki rugby league executives.

This is for anyone who didn’t get to read last Friday’s CI News sports section.

Government has various improvement plans for the Muri area, where I live, but none so far address all the issues which I think are involved. More importantly, they don’t address them as a whole. In my view, a holistic approach is the only way to go.

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