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Discovery and annexation of Ruturu
After its discovery by Cook in 1769, Rurutu in the Austral Islands was evangelized as soon as 1821 by Polynesian pastors from Raiatea. 80% of the current population is still Protestant. France established its protectorate on the island in 1889 before annexing it in 1900 to prevent the British expansion.
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