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. 

 Rarotonga police attended four motor vehicle crashes over the weekend – all of them on Friday and Saturday night.

This year’s Anzac Day dawn parade will be one of the biggest seen on Rarotonga in recent years.

Lagoon concerns aired

Thursday April 20, 2017

A summary of the outcomes from a workshop held by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management’s steering group governing the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai project has revealed a high level of community concern and frustration at the lack of action taken to manage Rarotonga’s lagoon pollution issues.

‘Blame game’ wrong – Short

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Lawyer Mark Short says he has been wrongly blamed as having been instrumental in the election of new Democratic Party leader Tina Browne.

Weather puts dampener on BDO

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Saturday’s damp and unpredictable weather meant around 500 people fewer than last year attended this year’s Beach Day out on Saturday afternoon.

Straight talking to Democrats

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Demo Party members were given a short, sharp reminder on Monday of last week as to how an opposition party should function.

Spy in the sky goes unnoticed

Saturday April 15, 2017

Shoppers at the crowded Punanga Nui market last Saturday seemed unaware they were being watched by an “eye in the sky” - a small and silent drone carrying a video camera, operated by what appeared to be a tourist.

Vote for a new direction

Saturday April 15, 2017

The election of Tina Browne as leader of the Democratic Party on Wednesday followed three days of what was described as “robust discussion, planning and strategic planning”.

May date chosen for by-election

Saturday April 15, 2017

The by-election in Internal Affairs minister Albert Nicholas’ Avatiu-Ruatonga constituency will be held on May 17.

Rarotonga lawyer Tina Browne is the new president of the Democratic Party

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