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. 

Sheraton plan abandoned

Thursday July 26, 2018

Merchant of Paradise has given up on plans to redevelop the derelict Sheraton Hotel site at Vaimaanga.

Prime minister Henry Puna and other Pacific leaders, are meeting this week at the second annual Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference, in Suva, Fiji.

Students from the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute - Te Uki Tumanava programme for semester two, yesterday donated the results of their first practical project to CINews, providing a great start for the second semester 20-week programme.

Cash thefts a concern

Wednesday July 25, 2018

The loss of thousands of dollars in recent burglaries is raising concerns over the accessibility to sizeable amounts of cash by offenders breaking into commercial premises, says Cook Islands Police Service spokesman Trevor Pitt.

PM, Brown ‘distort facts’

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Democratic Party leader Tina Browne has accused prime minister Henry Puna and his deputy Mark Brown of distorting facts, following their criticism of the Democratic Party’s position on Te Maeva Nui costs.

Celebrating 30 years of colour

Tuesday July 24, 2018

When Kay and her husband the late Ian George held art exhibitions at the former Art Studio (now Beluga Cafe) in Arorangi, they were invariably spectacular and thoroughly enjoyable occasions, attended by everyone from the late Tinomana Ruta Ariki, through to Rarotonga residents both local and papa’a – and the invariable sprinkling of visitors from further afield.

USP graduate guest speaker

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Rarotonga identity Noeline Browne will be guest speaker at next month’s USP-Plus evening.

The Cook Islands’ interest in joining the United Nations goes back a long way.

An air-powered handgun was confiscated by police who called out to a domestic disturbance at Nikao on Thursday.

The three-week plan to rebuild the boat ramp at Avarua harbour is still on track, weather permitting.

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