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.
Public consultations regarding government’s plan to open tenders for the exploration of the Cook Islands’ seafloor have ended on Rarotonga.
A spokesperson for the family of Ivirua MP Tony Armstrong has called for an end to what they describe as a “distressing series of rumours” making the rounds through the “coconut wireless”.