Oceania 500 BCE

The ancestors of the Polynesians have reached as far east as Fiji.

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What is happening in Oceania in 500BCE

Australia

By this date, almost all Australia is covered by the new technology based on the small stone tool kit.

Western Pacific

In the western Pacific, an inter-island trading system has developed, linking the Austronesian communities of New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and as far east as Fiji.

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