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PEID: 20283

ROP: 102284

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Rarotongan - (rar)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: French Polynesia

Also found in: Cook Islands; New Zealand; United States

Population: 1,800

Global Population: 87,400

PEID: 20283

ROP: 102284

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Cook Islands Maori of French Polynesia, numbering 1,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 87,400 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Rarotongan. The primary religion practiced by the Cook Islands Maori is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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