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.
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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.
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.
Yet again this country is wasting funds, this time on imported consultants to bring in some occupational safety and health (OSH) regulations.
Reading the Friday, May 4 issue of the CINews daily paper, caretaker PM Puna typically displays his usual arrogance, with gloating approval of his CIP government’s appalling track record over the past seven years, his very own comments becoming an open and scathing indictment of past and current incompetencies as government.