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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Land issues disregarded

Thursday April 05, 2018

Dear Editor,

Regarding the 2018 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards, this writer assumes that the judges don’t just look at what catches the eye, but they “look under the rug” as well to see what has been swept there.

Dear Editor,

I have met with Tupapa MP George Maggie on occasion and I found him to be helpful to his constituents, by felling trees, trimming hedges, blowing leaves, etc.

An update on the people’s vaka

Tuesday April 03, 2018

Dear Editor,

The Cook Islands Voyaging Society would like to thank the many hands, hours and dollars that have gone into restoring our vaka Marumaru Atua.

Henry not at fault

Tuesday April 03, 2018

Dear Editor,

On Saturday your newspaper ran an article about my client Mike Henry facing arrest due to a bench warrant issued by the high court. Two things need to be cleared up.

Good work ethics for our youth

Tuesday April 03, 2018

Dear Editor,

On Saturday I pulled into the front of the Titikaveka Fire station to have my car cleaned by the Titikaveka CICC Christian Youth Group.

Dear Editor,

As a member of the Matavera CICC I am writing to CINews regarding a senior officer of our ekalesia who has accepted a nomination to run as a political candidate in the forthcoming elections.

Dear Editor,

It would have been appropriate if the Opposition were given the opportunity to respond to the front page story (March 29), relating to Mark Brown’s spin on the TOA Petroleum payments.

Aunty Mau has strong hold on Nikao

Thursday March 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

I was talking recently with my nephew who is in his late 20s and he asked me why veteran Nikao MP Ngamau Munokoa hadn’t retired, and given someone such as Mac Mokoroa the chance to stand for Nikao.

An example well worth considering

Thursday March 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

Another election is approaching and political reform is in the air so here is something to think about.

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