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. 

Donation benefits two hospitals

Wednesday October 24, 2018

The x-ray departments at Aitutaki and Rarotonga hospitals this week benefitted from generous donations of equipment.

Drain work will help protect road

Sunday October 21, 2018

A maintenance crew was busy for most of Thursday, working to clear a blocked drain on the rocky bank leading down to the lagoon.

Ex-MPs unhappy with treatment

Sunday October 21, 2018

The new Association of Retired MPs (RMP) is unhappy at the way in which former MPs and a former Queen’s Representative were treated at the opening of parliament at the National Auditorium last month.

The combined prayer service held annually before the start of the cyclone season in the Cook Islands will take place at the National Auditorium on October 28.

Commissioning of a second ticketing machine at the entry of the car park at Rarotonga International Airport has successfully eased problems previously encountered with traffic congestion in the area, says Airport Authority chief executive Joe Ngamata. 

Silence over rebuilds

Tuesday October 16, 2018

There is still no word on when Chinese government projects to “refurbish” Rarotonga’s sports arena, the police headquarters and the Ministry of Justice building will go ahead.

The exciting tastes of Atiu are spreading beyond the island, thanks to an innovative and flourishing food venture launched by a local husband and wife team.

French Navy ship in port

Thursday October 11, 2018

The French Navy patrol vessel Arago arrived at the Port of Avatiu yesterday on a visit that will end on October 4.

Raising drinking age way to go

Thursday October 11, 2018

Increasing the age when people are allowed to consume alcohol to 20 would not only reduce motor accident deaths, but would help curb other social problems affecting the Cook Islands, an island resident says.

PM’s $20,700 jet flight

Wednesday October 10, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna and a government delegation took a $20,700 flight to Manihiki yesterday morning to attend the official opening of the island’s new airport terminal.

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