Spectrum for 28 August 2011

From Spectrum, 12:10 pm on 28 August 2011

United States marines invaded Wellington's Kapiti coast in June 1942. Several camps housed about 20,000 marines who were undergoing training for assaults against the Japanese in the Pacific. Spectrum's Jack Perkins talks with Paekakariki residents who recall how their lives and their tiny settlement were transformed by the 'Friendly Invasion'.