18 Jul 2018

Sad backstory to Niue's WWI involvement

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 18 July 2018

Historian, Margaret Pointer with the sad backstory to Niue's World War One involvement. Most of the 150 Niuean men who enlisted had never left the tiny Pacific nation before, and had no immunity to European disease. Within months of serving abroad more than 80 percent had been hospitalised. The story is captured in Margaret's latest book, Niue and the Great War.