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PEID: 8210

ROP: 102284

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Rarotongan - (rar)

Alternate Name(s): Kuki

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Cook Islands

Also found in: French Polynesia; New Zealand; United States

Population: 12,500

Global Population: 87,400

PEID: 8210

ROP: 102284

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Cook Islands Maori of Cook Islands, numbering 12,500, 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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