10 Jun 2021

Shock but little surprise at racist message to top Pacific academic

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 10 June 2021

A racist tirade left on the answerphone of one of the country's most pre-eminent Pacific academics has caused widespread shock - but little surprise.

Others working in the space say that while this one is one of the worst examples they've seen, such abuse isn't uncommon.

RNZ Pacific's Jamie Tahana reports, and a warning, some of the content in this report is distressing.