Excavation of a ceremonial site. Photo by Dr Guillaume Molle.

Excavation of a ceremonial site. Photo by Dr Guillaume Molle.

Uncovering ancient rituals in Polynesia

An ANU archaeologist on a dig faces cyclones and tropical storms, 35-degree heat and the danger of falling coconuts. Jane Faure-Brac reports.

The most difficult thing about doing an archaeological dig on a coral atoll in the South Pacific is getting there.