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Mail: The Editor, Cook Islands News,  PO Box 15, Rarotonga

Fax: (+682 ) 25303

Dear editor,

The ongoing public discussion in regards to water chlorination is of concern.

I am surprised and shocked to find that Cook Islands News has decided on a policy of not allowing non de plume names for letters to the editor. 

Dear editor,

By now Mark Brown, the deputy prime minister, must be thinking he can walk on water.

The line for locals

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Dear Editor,

Are we welcome here? Depends who you are dealing with.

Dear Editor,

The problem with statistics is they can be taken out of context and used to misrepresent the whole, as we have seen with the chlorine debate. 

Bluesky: Shape up or ship out

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Dear Editor,

 

We recently spent a lovely two weeks in Rarotonga. Lovely, that is, except for a chaotic failure to connect with wifi.

An informed opinion on chlorine

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Dear Editor,

 

I am against the chlorination of our water. I have tasted chlorine in drinking water in New Zealand and dislike the smell and taste of it, it’s horrible.

Dear Editor,

Concerning the MPs’ pay rise, here’s a blast from the past.

MPs’ shameful work habits

Monday July 15, 2019

Dear Editor,

The landmark decision to pamper MPs with a whopping $700,000 windfall is absurd and unjustified. They do not deserve it; they did not earn it.

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