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. 

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders and the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe committed to stronger action on climate change and the sustainable management of fisheries resources at the Eight Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM 8) in Iwaki-city, Fukishima, Japan on Saturday (CI time).

Developers Merchant of Paradise will next week unveil a 5-star signature “tourism-led” Paradise Prosperity Plan (PPP), for developing the Pa Enua, says director Tim Tepaki.

The investigation into Ministry of Marine resources secretary Ben Ponia will “wrap up” at the end of the month, says Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas.

Te Ipukarea technical director Kelvin Passfield was looking forward to four or five weeks without broadband or mobile phone coverage when staff from TIS left aboard the Lady Moana for remote Suwarrow island on Saturday afternoon.

Two jets land minutes apart

Monday May 14, 2018

Visitors waiting to experience a jet landing at the seawall were treated to an unexpected bonus on Saturday afternoon as two Air New Zealand jets landed at Rarotonga International Airport within minutes of each other.

Reform of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Cook Islands has taken a step forward the appointment of SHAW Idea PTY, as technical advisors.

A tourist staying at a Rarotonga resort suffered a heart attack on Wednesday afternoon, triggering a call for a medical evacuation by air.

An Air New Zealand Airbus A320 aircraft was struck by lightning as it approached Rarotonga International Airport on Saturday.

If you were wondering why such a huge number of cars were parked outside the Islander Hotel & Hula Bar last Thursday night and so many people were pouring in through the doors - there was a very good reason.

Investment a burning issue

Monday May 07, 2018

The Cook Islands government needs to address the balance between keeping this country the way some residents want it, and solving issues around foreign investment, says independent for Tupapa, Teresa Manarangi-Trott.

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