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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Tax question wrong: Beer

Thursday May 10, 2018

Dear Editor,

The question posed by the letter-writer “Making it Happen,” (page 4) in today’s CINews, is wrong.

Our friend Wilkie Rasmussen has decided to question the Cook Islands Party and its unity.

Demos need to do better

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Dear Editor,

In her weekly article last Saturday, the leader of the opposition, Tina Browne, claimed she had “a team of people ready to tackle the fundamental issues that will generate growth and make people prosperous”.

Real problem with the roads

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Dear Editor,

Just like no one wants to talk about the root cause of climate change – too many humans – no one on Rarotonga wants to talk about the root cause of the chaos on our roads – too many vehicles.

Tikaanga a te iti tangata

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Kia Orana Etita,

Te ariki nei au i te au manako tei akaari ia mai e Thomas i roto i tana tata’anga no runga i te “tika’anga a te iti tangata” inara, i toku manako kare tona au manako i oonu meitaki.

Dear Editor,

I cannot agree with “Son of Taravao regarding the amount of travel by our government leaders as outlined in his letter to the editor of CINews, headlined “Travel is the best way to do business”.

Tata’anga Tau Kore

Tuesday May 08, 2018

Kia Orana Etita,

I raro ake nei, ka kite koe i tetai tata’anga tau kore na George Maggie e kua tuku aia ki runga i tana Facebook

Dear Editor,

“Have faith in CIP, Nicholas urges,” read the headline in CINews on May 4.

Dear Editor,

I am a man from a small country in Europe - Ireland.

A few weeks ago I holidayed for the third time on your beautiful Rarotonga. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting your wonderful, warm and generous spirited people.

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