“I HAVE NO particular view on the merits of the airline subsidies (not having done the maths) but yesterday’s anonymous writer may need to do their maths again,” a smoke signaller says.
“IT’S GOOD TO see that the cost of a Cook Islands driver’s licence has been raised to the same level that motorists pay in Australia and New Zealand,” a smoke signaller says.
“IT'S A SIGHT I haven’t seen before on a Sunday, but it was great to see the police mount a checkpoint just past the airport last weekend,” a smoke signaller says.
Regarding THE BREAK and enter of one of the huts at the Punanga Nui market over the weekend, I am just curious to know where was the taxpayer-funded security? And then, despite the heavy floodlights surrounding the area, surely movement around the place is evident?
I one hundred per cent agree with the smoke signaller who said our police officers deserve a wage increase. I hear they get paid peanuts and it is barely a liveable income. Why are our police severely underpaid and withheld from a well-deserving, and fully justifiable income? And not to forget the police are in need of much better resources, especially after last week’s incident.
AFTER LAST WEEK’S tragic event with the police being called into the most dangerous of incidents. I think it is time for the government to address the issue of police funding,
Some of the comments about the police made on social media after Tuesday’s tragic shootings were ill-informed, obscene and in some cases, downright stupid, a smoke signaller says.