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,

I am writing to congratulate all those involved in running the new Te Are Manu (TAM) veterinary clinic on Rarotonga, and all involved in its fruition.

Dear Editor,

The prime minister’s minor road accident of some four years ago has once again reared its head.

Submarine cable questioned

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

To Elizabeth Wright-Koteka, first let me say no one questions your dedication or passion regarding the proposed submarine cable.

Dear Editor,

I have read with interest the comments of visitors having to invoke the services of your hospital.

Dear Editor,

The surprise disclosure by Police Commissioner Maara Tetava in Saturday’s CINews regarding the motor vehicle accident involving the prime minister, Henry Puna in October 2014, nearly four years ago, has to be politically motivated.

Dear Editor,

May I respond to James Beer’s letter of May 24, headed “Prosperity plan has serious flaws,” by saying I don’t make mistakes, and the only flaws I see are of his making, if I may explain?

Dear Editor,

The simplistic and somewhat opinionated response from Elizabeth Wright-Koteka in regards to the Manatua cable project (CINews, May 25) does nothing to justify why this project should go ahead.

PM traffic incident old news

Monday May 28, 2018

Kia orana Editor,

The releases by the Demos on police inactivity with regard to the traffic incident involving PM Henry Puna is old news.

Dear Editor,

The New Zealand government provides a substantial injection of cash directly into our government’s budget – approximately $20million every two years.

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