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. 

An elderly woman who has been living in a tent for the last six months will soon have a house of her own.

Charges are yet to be laid against publisher George Pitt, following a complaint made to police last Friday by Office of the Opposition chief executive Wilkie Rasmussen, alleging Pitt had committed extortion.

Pitt hit with police complaint

Monday December 04, 2017

A complaint has been lodged with police after publisher George Pitt attempted to force a change of government this week by allegedly threatening to run a damaging article about Demo Party leader Tina Browne in his weekly newspaper.

Some Bluesky customers are misreading the company’s promotional SMS messages and mistaking wi-fi purchase deals for mobile data offers, says commercial manager, Lahaina Kiely.

Mobile service back soon

Thursday November 30, 2017

Bluesky’s mobile phone service will be back to normal by mid-December, says the company’s country manager, Phillip Henderson.

Bluesky building in for refit

Thursday November 16, 2017

Bluesky’s burned-out core site building in Aroa will not be demolished but will be fully refitted ready for the installation of new mobile core equipment, O3B Satellite System gear and other network equipment and infrastructure.

Mauke resident June Hosking kindly provided CINews with a story and photos of Mauke’s biggest event of the year last Friday – the unveiling ceremony for long-time island resident and priest, Father John Rovers.

Infrastructure ‘catch-up’ vital

Monday November 13, 2017

Rarotonga’s infrastructure needs to catch up in order to cope with the rapid increase in tourism numbers over the past 10 years, says Te Ipukarea Society technical director Kelvin Passfield.

Bluesky hit for ‘millions’

Friday November 03, 2017

The cost of restoring landline, mobile and internet services to the parts of Rarotonga affected by last Friday’s fire at Bluesky’s Aroa cell site will run “into the millions”, says the company’s country manager, Phill Henderson.

A former Pacific Schooners Ltd employee has claimed the company’s ship Tiare Taporo was suffering from a number of issues that in his opinion, showed the company was unable to reliably and safely manoeuver the ship.

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