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The Lapita pottery for which the general archaeological complex of the earliest "Oceanic" Austronesian speakers in the Pacific Islands are named also went away in Western Polynesia and language, social life and material culture were very distinctly "Polynesian" by the time Eastern Polynesia began to be settled after a "pause" of 1000 years or perhaps well more in Western Polynesia.
Geographically, the Polynesian Triangle is drawn by connecting the points of Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island.
The oldest rocks in the region are found in New Zealand and are believed to be about 510 million years old.
The oldest Polynesian rocks outside of Zealandia are to be found in the Hawaiian Emperor Seamount Chain, and are 80 million years old.
Between about 30 BC speakers of Austronesian languages began spreading from Taiwan into Island Southeast Asia.
"Lapita Peoples", so-named after their pottery tradition, appeared in the Bismarck Archipelago of northwest Melanesia.