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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Cable questioned

Thursday August 30, 2018

Dear Editor,

Is the Manatua cable and the apparent obstinate, yet contradictory declaration by government that it “intends to proceed as planned”, meanwhile stating that “the concerns raised by the Chamber of Commerce... are being carefully considered” (CINews August 23), not an issue on which the caretaker government should be consulting with the Opposition?

Failure dogs desex programmes

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

They say the definition of stress is to do the same thing year after year and expect a different result. 

Police cars cop criticism

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Dear Editor,

Who is the new Cabinet minister responsible for the police? Is it Rose Brown?

Dear Editor,

Mata McNair’s reply to my letter (Aug 22nd) sounded somewhat legalistic, almost like a lawyer wrote it.

Random TV ‘programming’

Monday August 27, 2018

Dear Editor,

CITV's programming leaves a lot to be desired.

Lies, damned lies and statistics

Monday August 27, 2018

Dear Editor,

Thank you for publishing the letter from “The Accountant” on August 23 regarding the announced budget surplus.

Dear Editor,

In reply to Roger Malcolm’s letter published in CINews on Friday August 24, 2018, I wonder if Mr Malcom actually read Mata McNair’s first article?

Rarotonga needs outer islands

Friday August 24, 2018

Dear Editor,

Utu Panu seems to have stepped into a hornet’s nest of loathing for the outer islanders.

Outer islands not forgotten

Thursday August 23, 2018

Dear Editor,

A reply to Utu Panu from Nooroa Daniel Kavakura Tuoro.

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