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.
A “smoke signaller” who claimed in CI News that the local Seabed Minerals Authority receives an annual budget of over $500,000 is incorrect, says Seabed Minerals Authority Commissioner Paul Lynch.
The rise in the number of Cook Islanders sending their deceased loved ones back here for burial has the Cook Islands government looking at setting up a joint venture cremation service on Rarotonga, an Auckland funeral director says.