Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Niuean - (niu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: New Zealand

Also found in: Cook Islands; Niue; Tonga; United States

Population: 28,000

Global Population: 30,190

PEID: 9629

ROP: 107346

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Niueans of New Zealand, numbering 28,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 30,190 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Niuean. The primary religion practiced by the Niueans is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available