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. 

The Cook Islands’ interest in joining the United Nations goes back a long way.

An air-powered handgun was confiscated by police who called out to a domestic disturbance at Nikao on Thursday.

The three-week plan to rebuild the boat ramp at Avarua harbour is still on track, weather permitting.

Concept master planning works to identify options for the development of Muri Village area have been completed, Infrastructure Cook Islands has announced.

The thunderous beat of traditional drums resounded around the port of Avatiu yesterday afternoon as the vessel Tahiti Nui entered the harbour, carrying around 180 people from Manihiki.

The abrupt shift of the ability from the Democratic Party to the Cook Islands Party to form the next government has been blamed for the sudden selection of a second deputy Speaker.

Proposal abhorrent: Mataiapo

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Manavaroa Mataiapo Tutara, Philip Marama Nicholas, traditional chief of Avana Nui, and his Ui Rangatira, - Koropuaka Rangatira Tutara Tinirau Tamarua, Koroponga Ki Aua Mata Nooroa, Koroponga Ki Runga, Kiri A Ta Unga Ierei Ama,  and Tupakau Pauline Maoate Kirikava, says that to allow a building to cast a shadow on Marae Vaerota is abhorrent to the mana, and spirituality for Ngati Kainuku and Ngati Manavaroa. 

The theme of speeches delivered during Ariki Day celebrations in the Takitumu district last Friday focused on the roles and functions of the country’s traditional leaders and the reasons they need to lean on God's understanding in leading their people.

Rumours of associate minister and ministerial chief executive appointments have kept the “coconut wireless” humming over the last two days.

One Cook Islands leader Teina Bishop’s claim that there is “no friction” within the One Cook Islands movement over George Maggie’s decision to join the CIP government has been shot down in flames by party president George Turia.

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