Map of Pacific
*There are three pacific groups,
Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia.
*New Zealand is part of the Polynesia triangle.
*Polynesia is the biggest out of the three.
*Solomon Island is part of Melanesia.
*Polynesia comes from the word Poly which means Many & much
*Melanesia comes from the word Mela which means dark-skin
*As for Micronesia meaning small.