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During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life.
Sometime between 12 CE, Polynesians settled in the islands that later were named New Zealand and developed a distinctive Māori culture.
Reflecting this, New Zealand's culture is mainly derived from Māori and early British settlers, with recent broadening arising from increased immigration.
The official languages are English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language, with English predominant.
Following Cook, New Zealand was visited by numerous European and North American whaling, sealing and trading ships.
They traded European food, metal tools, weapons and other goods for timber, Māori food, artefacts and water.