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.
Cook Islands police are unnecessarily harassing people who have had curfew conditions imposed on them by the court as part of their bail, says lawyer Norman George.
The investigation into Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Ben Ponia is about his conduct and has nothing to do with stealing, dishonesty or corruption, says Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas.
Yesterday morning’s Jetstar flight from New Zealand was cancelled on Monday night (CI time) after a crew member fell ill, delaying the departure of the Airbus 320 aircraft.
Cook Islands police are considering crushing the vehicles of people who repeatedly commit serious driving offences.