Story: South Pacific economic relations

Colonial control in the South Pacific

During the 20th century, control of most of the South Pacific's many islands and territories has passed from one colonising power to another. This map shows how colonial power in the region has changed over time.

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Geoff Bertram, 'South Pacific economic relations - Pacific neighbours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Geoff Bertram, published 11 Mar 2010