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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Kia orana Editor,

I enjoyed reading the story in the other weekend’s newspaper about the visit by our caretaker PM and his tere party on the campaign trail up north.

Too many tourists

Monday July 09, 2018

Dear Editor,

Somebody please shut the gates! This place has gone insane. There are just too many people coming in.

Missing the days of Telecom

Monday July 09, 2018

Dear Editor,

It always behoves me – as I am sure it does a few other Cookies too – why the Cook Islands government gave our Telecom Cook Islands away for $23 million!

Dear Editor,

There is an example of good intentions being nothing more than a pain in the neck – or in this case, the wallet.

Dear Editor,

We have a leadership problem in the Cooks. Henry Puna runs the country as a hobbyist dictator, nothing the people say is listened to, and Puna and Mark Brown run rampant with their rules to suit themselves, without the input of the other MPs.

Dear Editor,

In December of 1975, I and my beloved captain and partner, Mike and another couple, departed from Los Angeles in our 46-foot fiberglass ketch, and sailed through the South Pacific.

Dear Editor,

It’s the question no one has asked: why did Henry Puna call an early election?

Aka Umuumu Anga O Toku Tupuna

Wednesday July 04, 2018

Makea Nui e e, Makea Nui e e

Dear Editor,

Peter William’s letter in last Thursday’s CINews edition was absolutely correct!

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