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. 

Family celebrates a second reunion

Friday December 29, 2017

With hundreds of Cook Islanders living in New Zealand, Australia and other countries returning to the Cook Islands for their summer holidays, it’s the season for family reunions

Enter this year’s fabulous CI News Memories of Summer photo competition and you could win one of two Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro smartphones, proudly sponsored by the Bank of the Cook Islands.

Suicidal in crash aftermath

Friday December 22, 2017

Polish tourist Rafal Maziarz, who collided with an oncoming motorcycle carrying two people while turning his car into the Esther Honey clinic last month, says he became so anxious and depressed when he was hit with a $30,000 claim for injuries, that he became suicidal.

An elderly woman who has been living in a tent for the last six months will soon have a house of her own.

Charges are yet to be laid against publisher George Pitt, following a complaint made to police last Friday by Office of the Opposition chief executive Wilkie Rasmussen, alleging Pitt had committed extortion.

Pitt hit with police complaint

Monday December 04, 2017

A complaint has been lodged with police after publisher George Pitt attempted to force a change of government this week by allegedly threatening to run a damaging article about Demo Party leader Tina Browne in his weekly newspaper.

Some Bluesky customers are misreading the company’s promotional SMS messages and mistaking wi-fi purchase deals for mobile data offers, says commercial manager, Lahaina Kiely.

Mobile service back soon

Thursday November 30, 2017

Bluesky’s mobile phone service will be back to normal by mid-December, says the company’s country manager, Phillip Henderson.

Bluesky building in for refit

Thursday November 16, 2017

Bluesky’s burned-out core site building in Aroa will not be demolished but will be fully refitted ready for the installation of new mobile core equipment, O3B Satellite System gear and other network equipment and infrastructure.

Mauke resident June Hosking kindly provided CINews with a story and photos of Mauke’s biggest event of the year last Friday – the unveiling ceremony for long-time island resident and priest, Father John Rovers.

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