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.
A frustrated Taoro Brown says the row over his wife, MP Rose Brown’s decision to leave the CIP and stand as an independent on Atiu is a result of CIP president Nga Jessie’s anger against him.
Rarotonga businessman Brett Porter says he will lay a complaint with the police against Pacific Schooners Ltd (PSL) after a cheque for $10,000 given to him by company director Garth Broadhead was dishonoured.
Lynnsay Rongokea has plenty of experience with political reform in the Cook Islands.