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Pihaatae becomes president of Maohi Protestant church

18:40 pm on 22 July 2019

French Polynesia's biggest church has chosen Francois Pihaatae as its new president for a four-year term.

Francois Pihaatae Photo: Pacific Islands News Association

He replaces Taaroanui Maraea, who after 16 years at the helm of the Protestant Maohi church is going into teaching.

Reverend Pihaatae has been the general secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches.