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. 

Democratic Party parliamentary leader William ‘Smiley’ Heather has a message for Demo supporters.

Local cuisine celebrated in style

Wednesday July 04, 2018

The launch of the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation’s new Takurua O Avaiki Raro, Avaiki Vaenga, Manavanui programme, designed to promote local cuisine, ended in spectacular style with a special dinner for invited guests at Te Vara Nui Village on Monday night.

Work on the new boat ramp at Avarua Harbour adjacent to Trader Jacks restaurant and bar began last week.

A busy day of activities around the country to celebrate this year’s Ui Ariki and Aronga Mana Day, on Friday.

Disgraced detective and former Rarotonga resident Mark Franklin is in the news again, this time making an appearance in a “true crime” podcast on the New Zealand Stuff website.

The National Environment Service and Public Health are investigating incidents in which tyres were used as fuel for fires to burn coconut tree stumps next to one of the island’s largest tourist resorts last week.

Rocket launched into a new home

Thursday June 21, 2018

The story in CINews on Tuesday about a dog called Rocket who was urgently in need of a home, has had a happy ending.

NES warns of fire fume danger

Thursday June 21, 2018

Toxic smells still coming from the burned-out shell of the Friendly Mart store have prompted a warning from the National Environment Service for people to keep away from the Arorangi building.

Island residents Huw and Sheryl John are looking for a home for a dog they have named “Rocket” which turned up at their Arorangi home a couple of weeks ago.

Two months after the National Environment Service has ordered the owner of an Akaoa property to stop dumping and stockpiling waste on a large area of land near the back road, rubbish is still accumulating there.

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