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. 

Move to seize Bishop assets

Wednesday May 17, 2017

An application has been made to the Civil Division of the High Court to seize the assets of Aitutaki Village Ltd, a company owned by jailed former One Cook Islands leader and MP Teina Bishop.

Two men appeared in the High Court last Friday charged with injuring with intent.

Injured in late night fight

Thursday May 11, 2017

A local man says if he and a friend had not intervened in a late-night assault on a tourist then he believes the visitor “could have been beaten to death”.

News that Pacific Schooners Ltd is moving to settle its debts with creditors and prepare the Tiare Taporo for a voyage next month will be welcomed by the Ports Authority, which has been forced to deal with having the vessel in port since around August last year.

An end may be in sight to the problems dogging Pacific Schooners Ltd, operators of the vessel Tiare Taporo,

Rarotonga resident Eric Gamez took on the biggest wave of the Teahupoo Tahiti 2017 body boarding challenge, which finished yesterday.

After first sidestepping the question of why Jetstar passengers to Rarotonga sometimes have their baggage unloaded in Auckland, the airline’s media adviser has supplied a more detailed explanation.

 Rarotonga police attended four motor vehicle crashes over the weekend – all of them on Friday and Saturday night.

This year’s Anzac Day dawn parade will be one of the biggest seen on Rarotonga in recent years.

Lagoon concerns aired

Thursday April 20, 2017

A summary of the outcomes from a workshop held by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management’s steering group governing the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai project has revealed a high level of community concern and frustration at the lack of action taken to manage Rarotonga’s lagoon pollution issues.

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