Letters

Letters

Next expert please

Wednesday May 23, 2018

Dear Editor,

We are all used to the ‘experts’ who visit us for a few days, give us their expert advice on what we should be doing, and then depart forever.

Dear Editor,

In 1964 I started work in New Zealand, doing two jobs and paying tax accordingly.

Dear Editor,

The last time I directed a question through this column to the minister of finance (CINews February 12, 2018), it related to migrant workers and their superannuation rights.

Dear Editor,

Your page one story in CINews, May 17, reviews some of the recommendations of the 1998 report of the Commission of Review into electoral matters.

Finance minister Mark Brown’s comments in a story headed, “Prospering well under CIP”, in CINews on Tuesday May 8 need a serious fact check.

Dear Editor,

I couldn't agree more with Des Eggleton on the introduction of Occupational Health and Safety to the Cook Islands. 

Dear Editor,

There simply has to be a change of government after the election on June 14.

Dear Editor,

In 1977-78, I was a member of the crew of the British yacht Debenhams, participating in the second Whitbread Round the World Race (these days called the Volvo Ocean Race), joining a fleet of 14 other participants. The yachts raced Portsmouth - Cape Town - Auckland - Cape Horn - Rio - Portsmouth.

Dear Editor,

On the afternoon of Saturday May 12, William “Smiley” Heather held his official Ruaau puna launch in Arorangi, announcing his intention to once again stand as a Democratic Party candidate for the constituency of Ruaau in next month’s General Election.

Dear Editor,

Party politics these days seem mostly to be about dirty politics.

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