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. 

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

Don’t miss this concert

Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Islander Hotel has become the place to go on the island for live entertainment.

Official opening for store

Wednesday April 12, 2017

CITC’s new-look Kavera Central Store was officially opened on Monday afternoon.

Annual health outreach in the north

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Nine medical professionals from the Health ministry are conducting the annual outreach health programme to the northern group islands.

Since the Religious Advisory Council’s thanksgiving services began back in 2005, there have been no major problems with tropical cyclones on Rarotonga, says RAC chairman Tevai Matapo.

That was the provocative and hard-hitting title of a presentation given by lawyer Mark Short on the first day of the annual Demo conference at the Takuvaine AOG Hall on Monday.

Demo election on Wednesday

Tuesday April 11, 2017

The three-day Cook Islands Democratic Party conference began at the AOG Hall in Takuvaine yesterday – with the news media excluded.

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