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. 

Rakahanga MP resigns

Wednesday November 07, 2018

Rakahanga MP Toka Hagai has resigned his seat following a Court of Appeal hearing involving Democratic Party leader Tina Browne.

PM cancels China trip, but Maggie goes

Wednesday November 07, 2018

Prime minister Henry Puna is understood to have cancelled a planned trip to China this week after Rakahanga Cook Islands Party MP Toka Hagai abruptly resigned his seat late last week.

A story on the Stuff website claiming the Cook Islands “is said to be” on the brink of signing a deal allowing China to build a deep water port on Penryhn, has drawn a formal complaint from the Office of the Prime Minister to Fairfax Media in New Zealand.

New seabed minerals laws on way

Tuesday November 06, 2018

The Cook Islands government intends to table new legislation relating to seabed minerals activities in December.

A twin-engined Air Rarotonga Embraer Bandeirante with 11 passengers on board suffered an engine failure on departure from Aitutaki last Tuesday evening.

Armistice Day centenary

Saturday November 03, 2018

A special service to mark the centenary of the armistice that ended World War One and to honour the 500 Cook Islanders who served in World War One, will be held at the cenotaph outside the Ministry of Justice building on Sunday, November 11.

Jet gave up on landing twice

Friday November 02, 2018

An Airport Authority spokesperson has revealed an Air New Zealand jet was forced to abandon two attempted landings before finally touching down at Rarotonga International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

Jet landing delay draws crowd

Thursday November 01, 2018

Low cloud forced an Air New Zealand jet to abort its landing at Rarotonga International Airport yesterday afternoon.

Weather hits thanksgiving service

Tuesday October 30, 2018

There were fewer people than usual at this year’s annual pre-cyclone season thanksgiving service at the National Auditorium on Sunday night – and the reason was the weather.

Punanga Tauturu Inc, Cook Islands Woman’s Counselling Centre coordinator Rebeka Buchanan is a special guest speaker at an Oceania Domestic Violence conference in Auckland organised by the chief executive of Friendship House in Manukau, Neil Denney.

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