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. 

The Ministry of Cultural Development is saying little about widespread criticism of the long-delayed start to Friday’s float parade.

The National Auditorium was full of excitement and anticipation as the Rakei Manava event got underway on Saturday.

Increased foreign investment is not the answer to sustainable domestic development for the indigenous people of the Cook Islands, says Koutu Nui president Terea Mataiapo Paul Allsworth.

The lighting of the Te Maeva Nui flame at Government House yesterday morning almost struck a snag after Queen’s Representative Tom Marsters pulled out box of matches to light it – and found only one match inside.

Let the show begin!

Friday July 27, 2018

Te Maeva Nui action starts in spectacular fashion today with an official opening at Constitution Park at 1pm, followed by that ever-popular annual event – the float parade. 

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.

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