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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  • A real "must do" while in Rarotonga! I have been a couple of times now and the warmth and welcome we were given still makes me feel humbled. The singing is incredible and well worth going to listen... 
    A real "must do" while in Rarotonga! I have been a couple of times now and the warmth and welcome we were given still makes me feel humbled. The singing is incredible and well worth going to listen...  more »
  • An experience I will always remember, even though I didn't understand a lot of it. Such beautiful singing and we were made to feel so welcome. afterwards we were invited to join the congregation for.....  more
    An experience I will always remember, even though I didn't understand a lot of it. Such beautiful singing and we were made to feel so welcome. afterwards we were invited to join the congregation for.....  more »
  • This is an experience I would recommend everyone do. On this occasion I sat upstairs, and it was amazing. The singing is just fantastic. Visitors are welcomed and invited to join in the... 
    This is an experience I would recommend everyone do. On this occasion I sat upstairs, and it was amazing. The singing is just fantastic. Visitors are welcomed and invited to join in the...  more »

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