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Relying on tourism alone is myopic and shortsighted, Demos say

When the government talks of a Budget of Revival what actually does it mean? By Leader of the Opposition Tina Pupuke Browne.

LETTER: Water chemical permit ‘comes unstuck’

Dear Editor, Recently local media has been saturated with images of smiling locals unveiling commemorative plaques at the upgraded water intakes (Avatiu intake ‘has larger storage capacity’ – June 22).

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PET TALK: The science behind snoozing cats

I often feel jealous when I see a cat sleeping – why can’t I nap that often? Cats really are living their best lives, but why do they sleep so much? Dr Ellen McBryde explains.

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OPINION: Comprehending the feelings of ‘empty nesters’

My son lives full time with me, as a solo parent and provider, it has made us a tighter unit. He’s more like my roomie, companion, writes Ruta Mave.

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Progress, not perfection, for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is just around the corner and honestly it could not come any sooner, writes Te Ipukarea Society.

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OPINION: The power of Parliament

When a Parliament sits at the convenience of its Government, or the Opposition spends its question time praising the government, or when Members of the Parliament can hold a full-time job and also collect a Parliamentary salary, or when success is measured by the announcement that they can now wear pareu on a Friday and a flower in their hair, what does that say about us who elect them, let alone the health of our 56 year old democracy? By Thomas Tarurongo Wynne.

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Taau Taku Tita – Our rubbish is our responsibility

This coming Saturday, Rarotonga will once again be buzzing with people collecting rubbish off our beaches, streams and motu for the Annual World Oceans Day clean up.

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LETTER: Say ‘no’ to water charges Bill

Dear Editor, Our Members of the Parliament must not enact water charges. They must say ‘no’ to the To Tatou Vai bill.

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OPINION: Violence against women in Pacific politics

As with their sisters around the world, many women in the Pacific are victims of violence. While much of this violence occurs within the family, a sociocultural environment accustomed to violence against women has repercussions for women’s participation in public life. By Ancuta Hansen.

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