Letters to the Editor

You are invited to write in with your views and opinions. Please respect our limit of 300 words; letters may be edited for reasons of space or clarity. Include your full name for publication, and your address and phone number for authentication purposes. Anonymous or unattributed letters will not be accepted except in special circumstances; offensive language and personal attacks will not be accepted in any circumstances.

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Embrace islands in name change

Monday March 11, 2019

Dear Editor,

Please allow me to raise some concerns of mine with regards to the issue of a name change for our country. 

Protect our traditional customs

Friday March 08, 2019

Dear Editor,

Last year a decision by the Privy Court in London disrespected our Cook Islands Traditional Land Customs and allowed a non-blood adopted child land rights in his adopted father’s family land. 

Have an opinion, but don’t abuse

Wednesday March 06, 2019

Dear Editor,

That letter in the Monday paper was a good attempt to put down the efforts in Atiu of the Brown family.

Big thank-you to two MPs

Wednesday March 06, 2019

Dear Editor,

Dear Editor,

Former Demo MP Te-Hani Brown’s lesson to learn from her brief sojourn into politics is quite simple: “Get into politics for the right reasons, not the wrong reasons!”

Glassie ‘a humble man’

Monday March 04, 2019

Dear Editor,

In your newspaper dated February 25, minister Mark Brown publicly admitted how easy it is for the Cook Islands Party-led coalition government and Te-Hani Brown to waste public money on by-elections when he said if the Demos really care about the cost to the country, they should leave the seat unopposed.

Change the helmet law

Monday March 04, 2019

Dear Editor,

Amazing to see that the Police are on to the wedding scammers. Good job!

Lock up the scammers

Tuesday February 26, 2019

I am back for a while and wanted to reply to your article on the front page yesterday about trade practices.

Barking with no dog in ring

Tuesday February 26, 2019

The deputy prime minister sure is doing a lot of talking for someone who doesn’t even have a dog in the fight isn’t he?

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