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.
Polish tourist Rafal Maziarz, who collided with an oncoming motorcycle carrying two people while turning his car into the Esther Honey clinic last month, says he became so anxious and depressed when he was hit with a $30,000 claim for injuries, that he became suicidal.