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.
All of us in the Cook Islands – at least those of us who care about the Cook Islands people – are very grateful when we are given overseas funding to apply for such things as the shipping subsidy of $500,000 a year for three years.
I hope that any further digging alongside the back road in Tikioki will receive proper assessment to avoid wasting limited resources on unnecessary activities.
In 20 years of discussing political reform, no-one ever seems to get beyond the thought of cutting some constituencies out and reducing seats.
A number of decisions made by this present government over the last two terms of parliament have affected some, if not all Cook Islanders and were enacted despite serious protests from various sectors of the public.