Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), Avarua

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Visit the largest religious denomination in the Cook Islands at Cook Island Christian Church (CICC). Built in 1853, the white-coral building hosts services every Sunday and rings with hymns sung in the Maori language. Explore the cemetery to will see a monument dedicated  to Polynesian missionary Papeiha. The cemetery also contains the final resting place and a life-size bust of Albert Henry, the country's first prime minister.   To find out how to plan a trip to Avarua, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I never thought I would be moved by such beautiful voices. The church was packed with locals and visitors. We were made to feel extremely welcome.  more »
  • We went to this service and were privileged to hear such wonderful voices of the congregation - the sound were unforgettable. We along with all tourists were invited to lunch after which was a most de...  more »
  • The singing was beautiful, as were the dresses and hats. Happy to have made it to service. A word of the wise to the tourists, please be respectful - it is a church. dress properly, try not to wear fl...  more »
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