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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Dear Editor,

We notice the recent letters of Tim Tepaki and his open friendliness towards China maybe taking over our islands with their mortgages, and Tim’s open wish to discuss these matters.

Debts will be repaid

Thursday August 09, 2018

Dear Editor,

I have been back and forwards to the Cook Islands since I was a child (I am now 55).

Dear Editor,

Or should this be addressed to the police commissioner in relation to the less than stellar performance of the local police force?

Dear Editor,

Whether by design or by wilful ignorance, those ‘in charge’ of tourism for Rarotonga are taking concrete steps to cheapen the destination.

Go ahead, but get it right

Friday August 03, 2018

Dear Editor,

First smoke signals and now ghosts are back to “tit for tat”.

Dear Editor,

Regarding Tim Tepaki’s brilliant explanation of unit titles in the Wednesday CINews:

Dear Editor,

Good to see that the CINews smoke signals are back to a “tit for tat” situation.

Dear Editor,

I agree with ‘A Sunburned Peasant’ in Monday’s edition of CINews – the worst parade I have experienced ever!

Avana Point and foreign investment

Wednesday August 01, 2018

Kia Orana Editor,

I was pleased to read your news article in the July 30 edition of CINews, and especially with regard to Paul Allsworth’s comments representing the thoughts of the Koutu Nui.

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