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Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), Avarua
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) by using our Rarotonga itinerary planner.
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We didn't go to this particular church in Avarua but the one in Ngatangiia - where the 7 Ocean Canoes departed for Aotearoa! The congregation were in their colorful attire and some in white - our grou... read more »
We were blessed to be staying nearby and had planned to go to the service. It was a wonderful experience with a warm welcome, a good bible-based message and of course amazing singing from the small gr... read more »
Attended Sunday service. The singing was spectacular, and the. Isidore were made very welcome. The church was built in the 1800s, simple and beautiful
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