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. 

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.

Zangano off to New Zealand

Wednesday October 25, 2017

The yacht Zangano which has been berthed at Avatiu harbour since October last year, left for New Zealand via Tonga on Monday, skippered by her new owner.

Australian guest visits Te Kukupa

Wednesday October 25, 2017

Australian minister Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells made a call on the Police Service yesterday morning, as part of her first official visit to the Cook Islands.

Checks for Lady Moana after crash

Monday October 23, 2017

Damage to a Taio Shipping vessel caused when the Tiare Taporo colliding with it in Avatiu harbour on October 8 appears to have been minor, but engineers will check the vessel thoroughly now that it is back from a voyage to Manihiki.

THE superyacht catamaran Mousetrap has spent several days off Rarotonga, berthing at the port before going back out to sea on Saturday.

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.

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