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 LACK of doctors in the outer islands is not making a negative impact on residents’ health, says Health ministry secretary Elizabeth Iro.
NEWS of the “fish kill” in Aitutaki lagoon follows a marine biologist’s revelations that if Rarotonga’s lagoon is not cleaned up in two years, it may be too late to save it.
Tarome Heather, wife of deputy prime minister Teariki Heather, died on Wednesday afternoon following a battle with cancer.
THE HOT and humid weather certainly didn’t evoke the coldest months of the year, but the Christmas Winter Wonderland event staged at the Punanga Nui market on Wednesday evening was another big success for the hardworking volunteers from the Rotoract Club who organised it, and was hugely enjoyed by the many family groups who turned up to enjoy the food and entertainment.