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.
Domestic violence was again a problem over the weekend, with police attending to four callouts over the weekend.
While the Ports Authority is making up its mind how to deal with one port “overstayer” - the inter-island cargo ship Tiare Taporo, another long-term visitor will apparently be lifted from the harbour soon.
Lawyer and Demo Party chief executive Wilkie Rasmussen is calling for an inquiry into the death of a female relative at Rarotonga Hospital on Thursday, September 7.