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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Dear Editor,

Around 9 o’clock on Wednesday morning I was witness to three workers simultaneously weed-cutting along both edges of the main road in Tupapa without a care for motorists driving in either direction. 

Dear Editor,

Reading the CI News last Friday it was interesting to see DPM Mark Brown stating that Cook Islands Members of Parliament deserve a pay rise, because they've not had a pay rise for a number of years and it's time they had an increase in their basic rate.

Govt throws all ethics aside

Thursday April 11, 2019

Kia orana Editor,

I was stunned to see live on Facebook yesterday, the MP for Avatiu/Rappa being sworn in as an MP.

Service should mourn for Papua too

Thursday April 11, 2019

Kia orana Editor,

Regarding the Sunday Religious Advisory Council combined service …

ANZAC Day’s ‘real’ VIPs

Thursday April 11, 2019

Kia Orana Editor,

With Anzac Day soon coming around for another year, let us hope that organisers finally realise who the actual Very Important People are.

Dear Editor,

I believe it’s appropriate to raise the issue of two words that some people find a little difficult to distinguish between.

Dear Editor,

With the Electoral Office’s release last week of the official and final Atiu count confirming Independent Te-Hani Brown with 80 votes,  and Demo’s Nandi Glassie securing 50 votes, we now await a period of seven days to see whether or not the Democratic Party will file a petition alleging voting irregularity during the election.

Dear Editor

The recent court case refers where the defendant was fined $800 for having a bong.

Kia Orana Editor,

On behalf of the Koutu Nui - we agree with the views expressed by Ellena Tavioni in her letter to the CI News.

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