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. 

Winning photos to go on stamps

Friday February 03, 2017

The top three photographs selected by the judges of the CI News Memories of Summer contest are in no danger of being forgotten anytime soon.

Health plays down doctor issue

Friday January 27, 2017

The LACK of doctors in the outer islands is not making a negative impact on residents’ health, says Health ministry secretary Elizabeth Iro.

High Commissioner guest at dinner

Tuesday January 24, 2017

Local business people took the opportunity to meet new New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands, Peter Marshall and his wife Pamela at a dinner at Bamboo Jacks restaurant last Thursday night.

Mangaia joins doctor-less islands

Monday January 23, 2017

The MINISTRY of Health’s doctor on Mangaia has resigned and will not be replaced.

Rarotonga also in danger

Monday January 23, 2017

NEWS of the “fish kill” in Aitutaki lagoon follows a marine biologist’s revelations that if Rarotonga’s lagoon is not cleaned up in two years, it may be too late to save it.

Tarome Heather, wife of deputy prime minister Teariki Heather, died on Wednesday afternoon following a battle with cancer.

Weed control plan makes progress

Friday December 30, 2016

THE PROJECT to establish a biological control for mile a minute weed is making progress after two failed attempts to establish imported plants carrying a fungus that could curb the vine’s rapid progress on Rarotonga.

Loads of festive fun on Aitutaki

Friday December 30, 2016

IT’S BEEN a busy month on Aitutaki.

George quits over withheld column

Wednesday December 28, 2016

Lawyer Norman George has quit supplying his weekly column after CI News declined to print his latest contribution.

Winter Wonderland goes down a treat

Monday December 12, 2016

THE HOT and humid weather certainly didn’t evoke the coldest months of the year, but the Christmas Winter Wonderland event staged at the Punanga Nui market on Wednesday evening was another big success for the hardworking volunteers from the Rotoract Club who organised it, and was hugely enjoyed by the many family groups who turned up to enjoy the food and entertainment.

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