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.
While the Ports Authority is making up its mind how to deal with one port “overstayer” - the inter-island cargo ship Tiare Taporo, another long-term visitor will apparently be lifted from the harbour soon.
Lawyer and Demo Party chief executive Wilkie Rasmussen is calling for an inquiry into the death of a female relative at Rarotonga Hospital on Thursday, September 7.