Cameron Scott

Cameron Scott

Cameron Scott is the former editor of several community newspapers in New Zealand. He is now editor of the daily Cook Islands News, a position he has held previously. A former travel writer and features editor, he has operated an advertising and public relations company as well as a small publishing venture. Before moving back to the Cook Islands he worked as a freelance writer and relieving community newspapers editor for the Bay of Plenty Times in Tauranga, New Zealand. 

PSL ship in ‘minor’ crash

Friday October 13, 2017

During its first voyage in more than a year last Sunday, the Pacific Schooners Ltd vessel Tiare Taporo collided with Tapi Taio Shipping’s ship Lady Moana and the wharf.

Celebrating a half-century together

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Bryn and Teremoana Donavan returned to Rarotonga late last month to celebrate a major milestone: 50 years of marriage.

Ship proves it can leave port

Tuesday October 10, 2017

The race to prove that the Pacific Schooners Ltd vessel Tiare Taporo is capable of sailing out of Avatiu harbour under its own power ended yesterday when the vessel made a successful foray out into the ocean before returning to its berth.

Cook Islands Tourism Corporation chief executive Halatoa Fua has responded to a letter to the editor from a US resident in Wednesday’s CINews.

Reception honours consul-general

Monday October 02, 2017

Honorary Consul-General of Japan John Webb was honoured at a reception at Tamarind House on Wednesday evening.

Funeral marks the end of an era

Monday October 02, 2017

Thursday’s State funeral for much-loved traditional leader the late Dame Margaret Karika Ariki was a huge occasion, befitting her special status as a Cook Islands icon.

Crowds honour Dame Margaret

Friday September 29, 2017

Crowds lined the roadside to pay their respects as the paata carrying the casket of the late Dame Margaret Makea Karika Ariki, 98, was carried from the Karika Palace along the main road to the National Auditorium for a special State funeral yesterday morning.

‘Keep out of our carpark’ - RSA

Thursday September 28, 2017

The Cook Islands RSA says it’s fed up with people visiting the airport parking their vehicles and bikes in front of their building rather than in the newly-automated airport carpark.

Speedster in for ‘chat’

Thursday September 28, 2017

The unidentified rider of a jetski seen speeding across Avatiu Harbour at around 6.30pm on Monday has probably by now had a chat with Harbour Master Saungaki Rasmussen over speed limits within the harbour.

Four callouts for domestic violence

Tuesday September 26, 2017

Domestic violence was again a problem over the weekend, with police attending to four callouts over the weekend.

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