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,

Finance minister Mark Brown’s response to criticism of Te Mato Vai project by resident John Scott on the Te Mato Vai project, published in a story in CI News on May 25, is pathetic.

Dear Editor,

Ever since prime minister Henry Puna announced the dates for the general election and political campaigning subsequently swung into gear, the Demo Party have been telling us they are the better party to govern this country.

Dear Editor,

Elizabeth Koteka Wright wrote an article in CINews on May 24 giving answers on the Manatua cable project.

Dear Editor,

Mark Twain is attributed with the quote: ‘It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt’.

Dear Editor,

Everyone understands that faster connections are always better, but everyone also understands that our capacity to repay loans has limits.

Dear Editor,

The slogan used by Tama Tuavera on his newly-erected political billboard, “I am who I am....and I make no excuses”, to me reeks of arrogance.

Dear Editor,

Re the article by John Scott, published in CI News on May 8, headlined: “Tax write-off issues still remain.”

Dear Editor,

This letter is in support of the views on the "chronic over-reliance" on foreign aid by the government, as expressed by MP James Beer for the Demo Party on the front page of CINews on Monday, May 21.

Dear Editor,

I am writing to congratulate all those involved in running the new Te Are Manu (TAM) veterinary clinic on Rarotonga, and all involved in its fruition.

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