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. 

Visitor has a whale of a time here

Monday September 04, 2017

The Canadian visitor who took spectacular photos of humpback whales while out fishing in Rarotonga recently, says the trip was wonderful.

A fire which broke out on Aitutaki on Tuesday afternoon threatened several houses on the island before being brought until control at around 10pm.

Questions to the Health ministry regarding the feasibility of installing a dialysis machine at Rarotonga have gone unanswered.

Container ships in port at last

Monday August 21, 2017

After more than a week waiting off Avatiu for high winds and choppy seas to subside, the container ship Liloa II finally eased into its berth at the port on Saturday.

The Cook Islands chapter of the distinguished international association of gastronomy, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, is playing in the ‘big league’.

Hotel land back to Pa Ariki

Tuesday August 08, 2017

Possession of the Vaimaanga hotel property commonly known as “The Sheraton” has been handed back to Takitumu paramount chief Pa Ariki.

Members of the religious sect known as the World Mission Society Church of God (WMSCG) invaded the CINews reception area shortly after midday on Thursday, refusing to leave unless they could air their grievances over the newspaper’s coverage of their activities with newspaper publisher John Woods.

Prime minister Henry Puna sees a future of “enhanced connectivity” between the Cook Islands and China, accompanied by a potentially huge increase in Chinese tourists.

Praise for China’s support

Thursday July 20, 2017

Prime minister Henry Puna has acknowledged China’s support for Cook Islands aspirations to pursue a more independent foreign policy. 

Norman says celebration 'hollow'

Thursday July 13, 2017

Lawyer and former politician Norman George has launched a stinging attack on the observance of the Cook Islands’ national day on August 4, which he describes as “a hollow and vacant vacuum”

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