pacific

Timeline created by siennashton
  • 1,500 BCE

    Fiji first settled

  • 1,300 BCE

    Tonga first settled

  • 1,000 BCE

    Samoa first settled

  • -500 BCE

    Niue first settled

  • -200 BCE

    Tokelau first settled

  • 95

    Empire of the “ tui tonga”

  • 850

    New zealand first settled

  • 950

    Empire of the “ tui tonga “

  • 1250

    Tongan invaders thrown out.

  • British colony and settlement

  • Tonga’s king george topou first monarch

  • Fiji was taken over by british government.

  • First indian labourers arrive.

  • Germany takes over western samoa

  • Cook islands was taken over by New Zealand

  • Niue taken over by new zealand

  • USA takes over eastern samoa

  • Tonga becomes british protectorate

  • New Zealander became fully self governing

  • New Zealand takes over western samoa

  • tokelau taken over by united kingdom

  • Tokelau taken over by New Zealand

  • Pacific island immigration begins

  • Western samoa self governing

  • Main migration to New zealand begins

  • Cook islands became Fully self governing.

  • Fiji became fully self governing.

  • Tonga became fully self governing

  • Rarotonga international airport opened.

  • Niue became self governing

  • Only 20% of all niueans left on Niue.

  • Coup by fiji army

  • Pacific islanders are 4% of the new zealand population