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. 

If you were wondering why such a huge number of cars were parked outside the Islander Hotel & Hula Bar last Thursday night and so many people were pouring in through the doors - there was a very good reason.

Investment a burning issue

Monday May 07, 2018

The Cook Islands government needs to address the balance between keeping this country the way some residents want it, and solving issues around foreign investment, says independent for Tupapa, Teresa Manarangi-Trott.

WATSAN has declared war on beach litter at the Nikao Social Centre after doing a beach survey along the foreshore and finding dumped items including a television, a mini stove and a vacuum cleaner.

The internal promotion of Ani Thompson to the role of regional general manager delights staff and stakeholders of the leading Cook Islands boutique resort group.

A frustrated Taoro Brown says the row over his wife, MP Rose Brown’s decision to leave the CIP and stand as an independent on Atiu is a result of CIP president Nga Jessie’s anger against him.

Thanksgiving prayer services have been part of the Cook Islands schedule for the Religious Advisory Council since the council was first established back in the 1970s, says president Piltz Napa.

It must be rare indeed for sisters born years apart to each share the same birth date as their mother.

Jet spectacle

Friday April 27, 2018

One of the best forms of free entertainment on Rarotonga, especially for visitors, is watching passenger jets land at the seawall end of the airport runway.

Rarotonga businessman Brett Porter says he will lay a complaint with the police against Pacific Schooners Ltd (PSL) after a cheque for $10,000 given to him by company director Garth Broadhead was dishonoured.

Sisters Mareta Matamua and Teuira-o-te-Rangi Taikakara were the stars of a very special lunchtime party in Arorangi on Sunday.

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