Coastwatchers - Operation Pacific

Police officer and academic researcher Willie Cuthers follows the footsteps of his grandfather, who served as a coastwatcher in the Cook Islands in World War II. Willie seeks answers and recognition for the men like his grandfather, who played a crucial role in the war in the Pacific. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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      • Saturday 25 Apr

      G We take a look back at New Zealand's WWII history, where we established coastwatching stations at various islands in the Pacific to track enemy movements and report them back to the allied forces.