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. 

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today, independent candidate for Tupapa Maraerenga, Teresa Manarangi Trott, also contributes to the discussion. The question: Many in the community have expressed concern about purse seine fishing in the Cook Islands. What is your position on this?

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: There has been much controversy around the EU fishing agreement signed by the CIP government. Do we need changes in the way the country’s fishing resources are managed?

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: Tourism is increasing, but on Rarotonga in particular, infrastructure is failing to keep up. What would your party do to remedy this situation?

Wait for word on Nicholas

Thursday June 07, 2018

Internal affairs minister and RAPPA MP Albert Nicholas requires a “release” from one more doctor in New Zealand before being allowed to return to Rarotonga, a CINews source claims.

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CI News is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today's question: The Ministry for Agriculture says the Cook Islands cannot produce even 20 per cent of the country's domestic needs for fresh produce. What would your party do to stimulate agriculture and lessen the country's reliance on overseas imports?

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: The Ministry for Agriculture says the Cook Islands cannot produce even 20 per cent of the country’s domestic needs for fresh produce. What would your party do to stimulate agriculture and lessen the country’s reliance on overseas imports?

Visitor airs lagoon concerns

Tuesday June 05, 2018

It is disappointing to visit Rarotonga and see even more development along an already-overburdened coastline, says environmentalist June Hosking.

The following is the Cook Islands Party’s response to yesterday’s policy question: What are your party’s policies on law and order and what would you do about the problems of low police pay and the apparent increase in the number of violent crimes, such as stabbings, and other crimes, such as burglaries?

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: What are your party’s policies on foreign investment?

In the lead-up to the June 14 election, CINews is asking the main political parties to comment on issues of interest to the public. Today’s question: What are your party’s policies on law and order and what would you do about the problems of low police pay and the apparent increase in the number of violent crimes such as stabbing, and other crimes such as burglaries?

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