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.
Lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen says allegations in a story in CINews on Thursday that Colombian national Luis Felipe Garcia Atehortua was the captain of a boat which is the target of police investigations on Aitutaki, are untrue.
The One China Policy (OCP) aid platform is the Cook Islands’ stairway to “developed” and “aid-free” status, says developer Tim Tepaki.