Cook Islands

Cook Islands mapAglow Status: No Aglow presence

Capital: Avarua


  • We are praying for Aglow to be affiliated in every nation in the world. We are very close to reaching that goal. Let’s continue to move forward together, an army in the Spirit, to see Every nation touched, every heart changed.
  • Pray that an Aglow Prayer Group will be established in the capital city.
  • Pray for many to arise in Aglow International in the Cook Islands.


  • Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the LORD will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you. Isaiah 60:1, 2 (NKJV)
  • Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah Psalm 24:9-10 (NKJV)

Interesting Facts About the Cook Islands

Cook Islands flagBackground: Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965, residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The emigration of skilled workers to New Zealand and government deficits are continuing problems.

Government Type: self-governing parliamentary democracy

Population: 10,447

Ethnic Groups: Cook Island Maori (Polynesian) 81.3%, part Cook Island Maori 6.7%, other 11.9% (2011 est.)

Languages: English (official) 86.4%, Cook Islands Maori (Rarotongan) (official) 76.2%, other 8.3% (2011 est.)

Religions: Protestant 62.8% (Cook Islands Christian Church 49.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7.9%, Assemblies of God 3.7%, Apostolic Church 2.1%), Roman Catholic 17%, Mormon 4.4%, other 8%, none 5.6%, no response 2.2% (2011 est.)

Interesting Facts information from the website. Read more about the Cook Islands

1 thought on “Cook Islands

  1. Sue Kover

    Oh Lord, that you would bless your people of the Cook Islands indeed, enlarge their territory, that your hand be with them, keep them from evil, that they do not cause pain. 1 Chronicles 4: 10 Protect them with your righteous right hand and bless the work of their hands. Make them fruit full for you Kingdom. Amen


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