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The gift of faith

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in National, Outer Islands

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The gift of faith
Tamatoa Ariki, Te Putokotoko o Tamatoa Ariki Kiikoro-i-te-maru-o-te-Ao, Arerau Maao, Bishop Tutai Pere, Pastor Bobby Matapo, Pastor Eric Toleafoa with other guests at the unveiling of the Bicentenary Commemorative Stone at Orongo Park on Gospel Day in Aitutaki. 21102627

The solemn peal of church bells drifted across Orongo Park to a crowd of hundreds grandly dressed in a shining white garment at the Puna Kiore in Arutanga, Aitutaki in commemoration of the arrival of Christianity 200 years ago.

The solemn peal of church bells drifted across Orongo Park to a crowd of hundreds grandly dressed in a shining white garment at the Puna Kiore in Arutanga, Aitutaki in commemoration of the arrival of Christianity 200 years ago.


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