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. 

Bluesky building in for refit

Thursday November 16, 2017

Bluesky’s burned-out core site building in Aroa will not be demolished but will be fully refitted ready for the installation of new mobile core equipment, O3B Satellite System gear and other network equipment and infrastructure.

Mauke resident June Hosking kindly provided CINews with a story and photos of Mauke’s biggest event of the year last Friday – the unveiling ceremony for long-time island resident and priest, Father John Rovers.

Infrastructure ‘catch-up’ vital

Monday November 13, 2017

Rarotonga’s infrastructure needs to catch up in order to cope with the rapid increase in tourism numbers over the past 10 years, says Te Ipukarea Society technical director Kelvin Passfield.

Bluesky hit for ‘millions’

Friday November 03, 2017

The cost of restoring landline, mobile and internet services to the parts of Rarotonga affected by last Friday’s fire at Bluesky’s Aroa cell site will run “into the millions”, says the company’s country manager, Phill Henderson.

A former Pacific Schooners Ltd employee has claimed the company’s ship Tiare Taporo was suffering from a number of issues that in his opinion, showed the company was unable to reliably and safely manoeuver the ship.

Zangano off to New Zealand

Wednesday October 25, 2017

The yacht Zangano which has been berthed at Avatiu harbour since October last year, left for New Zealand via Tonga on Monday, skippered by her new owner.

Australian guest visits Te Kukupa

Wednesday October 25, 2017

Australian minister Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells made a call on the Police Service yesterday morning, as part of her first official visit to the Cook Islands.

Checks for Lady Moana after crash

Monday October 23, 2017

Damage to a Taio Shipping vessel caused when the Tiare Taporo colliding with it in Avatiu harbour on October 8 appears to have been minor, but engineers will check the vessel thoroughly now that it is back from a voyage to Manihiki.

THE superyacht catamaran Mousetrap has spent several days off Rarotonga, berthing at the port before going back out to sea on Saturday.

PSL ship in ‘minor’ crash

Friday October 13, 2017

During its first voyage in more than a year last Sunday, the Pacific Schooners Ltd vessel Tiare Taporo collided with Tapi Taio Shipping’s ship Lady Moana and the wharf.

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