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. 

Festival a week to remember

Saturday August 11, 2018

What has been described as one of the most successful Te Maeva Nui celebrations ever finally came to a close with a ceremony at the National Auditorium on Monday.

Notably absent from the port of Avatiu at present is a vessel which at one point threatened to become a permanent fixture after being left immobile at the wharf for almost two years.

Old machinery still a mystery

Thursday August 09, 2018

A collection of what appears to be parts from an early printing press leaning against a tree in the grounds of Takamoa Theological College has attracted new interest from Cook Islands Christian Church general secretary Nga Mataio.

TMN prize clarified

Thursday August 09, 2018

A story titled, “Puaikura takes top Maeva Nui prize” published in CINews on Tuesday, August 7 edition, said Rarotonga’s Vaka Puaikura had taken out the Terepai “Sunai” Matapo Trophy for the overall Te Maeva Nui cultural championships.

A specialised calibration aircraft was expected to be back on the job testing Rarotonga International Airport’s new $2 million instrument landing system this week.

Parliament clerk dies

Friday August 03, 2018

Clerk of Parliament John Tangi passed away on Wednesday evening at the age of 67.

Container store opens at Tex Mart

Thursday August 02, 2018

Popular Betela store Tex Mart has risen from the ashes of the fire which destroyed it on Friday, June 22, but in a temporary and much smaller form.

The Ministry of Cultural Development is saying little about widespread criticism of the long-delayed start to Friday’s float parade.

The National Auditorium was full of excitement and anticipation as the Rakei Manava event got underway on Saturday.

Increased foreign investment is not the answer to sustainable domestic development for the indigenous people of the Cook Islands, says Koutu Nui president Terea Mataiapo Paul Allsworth.

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