23 Mar 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 23 March 2017

From , 6:05 am on 23 March 2017

A renown Pasifika academic, poet and activist died on Tuesday, triggering a flood of reaction from across the community, paying tribute to her intellect, heart and spirit; A new anthology of literature by Papua New Guinea women is challenging the traditional attribution of women's successes to a male reference point; Niue's premier Toke Talagi was knighted yesterday - just the second Niuean leader to receive such an honour; The Fiji Women's Crisis Centre is calling on people to show empathy and to have the courage to intervene when they see acts of domestic violence; A book by a Harvard Science Professor is helping spark interest in the traditional Marshallese navigation technique of wave piloting.