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. 

Work on the new boat ramp at Avarua Harbour adjacent to Trader Jacks restaurant and bar began last week.

A busy day of activities around the country to celebrate this year’s Ui Ariki and Aronga Mana Day, on Friday.

Disgraced detective and former Rarotonga resident Mark Franklin is in the news again, this time making an appearance in a “true crime” podcast on the New Zealand Stuff website.

The National Environment Service and Public Health are investigating incidents in which tyres were used as fuel for fires to burn coconut tree stumps next to one of the island’s largest tourist resorts last week.

Rocket launched into a new home

Thursday June 21, 2018

The story in CINews on Tuesday about a dog called Rocket who was urgently in need of a home, has had a happy ending.

NES warns of fire fume danger

Thursday June 21, 2018

Toxic smells still coming from the burned-out shell of the Friendly Mart store have prompted a warning from the National Environment Service for people to keep away from the Arorangi building.

Island residents Huw and Sheryl John are looking for a home for a dog they have named “Rocket” which turned up at their Arorangi home a couple of weeks ago.

Two months after the National Environment Service has ordered the owner of an Akaoa property to stop dumping and stockpiling waste on a large area of land near the back road, rubbish is still accumulating there.

Whale washes up in lagoon

Monday June 18, 2018

The body of a five metre-long Cuvier’s beaked whale which washed ashore in the lagoon off Vaimaanga late yesterday morning attracted a small crowd of curious onlookers as it was cut up for later examination.

Whichever party has won the general election, veteran Democratic Party politician Ngamau Munokoa hopes they will govern with honesty and ensure everyone works together for the good of the people of the Cook Islands.

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