Story: Pacific churches in New Zealand

Christians by ethnic group, 2006 (1st of 2)

Christians by ethnic group, 2006

The importance of the church in the life of Pacific communities was underlined in the 2006 census, which showed that three-quarters of Pacific people identified themselves as Christian – the highest percentage of Christians for any ethnic group.

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How to cite this page:

Cluny Macpherson, 'Pacific churches in New Zealand - History of Pacific churches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2021)

Story by Cluny Macpherson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 10 Apr 2018