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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Aitutaki water concerns

Thursday March 22, 2018

Dear Editor,

Reportedly there was a news item on TV where an overseas engineer suggested digging for groundwater in Aitutaki.

Hung parliament possible outcome

Thursday March 22, 2018

Dear Editor,

When considering some potential outcomes in the general elections later this year, I was surprised to find that one of the likely scenarios is for a hung parliament.

Dear Editor,

As they are our partners, I think it is most important that we engage New Zealand and outline any concerns we have and ways we can collectively deal with audit, political reform, law and order and competition law.

Dear Editor,

Recently I found myself in the situation of having to represent and protect my mother’s interest in the family lands when a group of 12 landowners from the extended family decided that they should incorporate five pieces of land belonging to more than 300 landowners, and effectively take control of them.

Dear Editor,

Watching the CITV the other night I was impressed by Nooroa Baker telling the people about the roads in Akaoa, and how he met with two ministers and both said they would do something about it. 

Dear Editor,

Wilkie Rasmussen’s column (CI News Monday March 19). shows above all else that my comments last week, and previously, about electoral reform have struck a nerve, or several nerves.

Reo Kuki Airani kia akamatutu ia

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Kia Orana!

Irinaki au e ko teia karere kua ta’a mai te reira na roto i te mareva, mei te manu e kimi i tona tauranga! Oki mai!

Dear Editor,

 Like the letter from ‘Political Observer’ on Friday, March 9, I too would like to acknowledge Opposition Office CEO Wilkie Rasmussen and Team Demo, for courageously raising the issue of the need for political reform, which we all know is well overdue.

Dear Editor,

In light of recent comments published in the Cook Islands News about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, may I encourage kindness and respect in all of our communications.

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