Contents - Volume 2, 1869
All full-page illustrations (plates) in this volume can be seen in the Picture Gallery.
- (title page)
- New Zealand Institute,
- Abstracts Of Rules And Statutes, New Zealand Institute,
- List Of Societies
New Zealand Institute.
Transactions Of The New Zealand Institute 1869.
Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 1869. I.—Natural History.
- Art. I.—On the New Zealand Sword-Fish.
- Art. II.—On the Tuatara (Hatteria punctata, Gray); or Great Fringed Lizard of New Zealand.
- Art. III.—On the Anatomy of the Naultinus Greyii, Gray, or Brown Tree Lizard of New Zealand.
- Art. IV.—On the Balænidæ or Whales with Baleen.
- Art. V.—On Seals of the genus Stenorhyncus, captured on the East Coast of Otago.
- Art. VI.—On a (probably new) variety of the Small-nailed Seal,—Stenor Hyncus Leptonyx, of Cuvier, and De Blainville, and allied to the Phoca Leopardina, of Jameson.
- Art. VII.—On a species of Ophisurus, found on the Coast of New Zealand.
- Art. VIII.—On the Birds of New Zealand.
- Art. IX.—Description of two Birds new to the Fauna of New Zealand.
- Art. X.—On the introduction of the Pheasant into the Province of Auckland.
- Art. XI.—On the Katipo, a poisonous Spider of New Zealand.
- Art. XII.—On four Fishes commonly found in the River Avon; with a consideration of the question: “What is Whitebait?”
- Art. XIII.—On the New Zealand Frog (Leiopelma Hochstetteri), with an account of a remarkable feature in the history of some species of Australian Frogs.
- Art. XIV.—On some new species of New Zealand Plants.
- Art. XV.—On the Botany of the Thames Gold-fields.
- Art. XVI.—An account of the Puka (Meryta Sinclairii, Seem.)
- Art. XVII.—On Grasses and Other Plants adapted for pasturage in the Province of Auckland, especially with regard to indigenous kinds.
- Art. XVIII.—On the occurrence of Orobanche; a genus new to the Flora of New Zealand.
- Art. XIX.—On the discovery of Isoëtes, and other genera of Rhizocarpæ, new to the Flora of New Zealand.
- Art. XX.—On Epacris Purpurascens, Br., in New Zealand; with remarks on Epacris Pauciflora, A Rich.
- Art. XXI.—On the Structure and Colour of the Fibre of Phormium Tenax.
- Art. XXII.—On the Structure of the Leaf ofPhormium Tenax.
- Art. XXIII.—On the New Zealand Flax, (Phormium tenax).
- Art. XXIV.—On the Vegetation of the neighbourhood of Christchurch, including Riccarton, Dry Bush, etc.
- Art. XXV.—On Irrigation as applied to the growth of New Zealand Flax.
- Art. XXVI.—On the Naturalized Plants of the New Zealand, especially with regard to those occurring in the Province of Auckland.
- List of Naturalized Plants Reported to Occur in New Zealand, With the Distribution of Those Found in the Province of Auckland Shown in Detail.
- Art. XXVII.—On the production of certain Crystalline Phosphates and Arseniates.
- Art. XXVIII.—On the effects of the Application of the Hot Blast to Blow-pipe purposes: and the proposed substitution of Heated Air for Oxygen in the production of certain thermal and illuminating effects. Preliminary notice.
- Art. XXIX.—On the alkalinity of Carbonate of Lime.
- Art. XXX.—On the absorptive properties of Silica; and its direct hydration by contact with water.
- Art. XXXI.—On the examination of the Bark of Coprosma Grandifolia, for Alkaloids.
- Art. XXXII.—On the Extraction of the poisonous principle of the Tutu Plant (Coriaria ruscifolia.)
- Art. XXXIII.—On the Fusibility of Platinum in the Blowpipe Flame.
- Art. XXXIV.—On the Application of Iodine and Bromine, for the detection of Gold when in minute quantities.
- Art. XXXV.—Remarks on the Coast Line between Kai Iwi and Waitotara, on the West Coast of the Province of Wellington.
- Art. XXXVI.—On Alluvial Gold in the Province of Wellington.
- Art. XXXVII.—On the Geology of the North Head of Manukau Harbour.
- Art. XXXVIII.—Description of Lava Caves at the “Three Kings,” near Auckland.
- Art. XXXIX.—On the Wanganui Beds (Upper Tertiary).
- Art. XL.—On the Tertiary Series of Oamaru and Moeraki.
- List Referred to.
- Art. XLI.—Account of a visit to a Hot Spring called “Te Puia,” near Wangape lake, Central Waikato, Auckland; in August, 1868.
- Art. XLII.—On Improvements in the Processes for Extracting and Saving Gold.
- Art. XLIII.—Notes on the Geology of the Outlying Islands of New Zealand; with Extracts from Official Reports.
- Art. XLIV.—Notes on a Collection of Saurian Remainsfrom the Waipara River, Canterbury, in the possession of J. H. Cockburn Hood, Esq.
- Art. XLV. —Preliminary notice of a Ziphid Whale, probably Berardius Arnuxii, stranded on the 16th of December, 1868, on the sea beach, near New Brighton, Canterbury.
- Art XLVI. —On University Education, as adapted to the circumstances and prospects of the Colony of New Zealand.
- Art. XLVII. —On the General Principles Of An Education Scheme for New Zealand.
- Art. XLVIII. —On the River Systems of the south portion of the Province of Wellington.
- Art. XLIX. —On the Raising of the S. S. “Taranaki.”
- Art. L. —On Thorough Drainage.
- Art. LI. —On the Surface Fall of Water, as a guide for Under Drainage.
- Art. LII.—On Sewage Irrigation, and its results, with a Sketch of the Main Drainage Systems of London and Paris.
- Art. LIII.—On the Drainage Works at Remuera Swamp.
- Art. LIV.—On the Comparative Performances of certain River Steamers, on the Waikato.
- Art. LV.—On the earlier Earthquake Waves observed on the Coast of New Zealand.
- Art. LVI.—On a series of Tables for facilitating the Calculations of Altitudes from Barometrical Observations in Mountainous Countries; with explanations.
- Art. LVII.—The earth of New Zealand, a bad Conductor of Electricity, as compared with that of other countries.
- Art. LVIII.—On the Mechanical Principles involved in the Flight of the Albatros.
- Art. LIX.—On the Mechanical Principles involved in the Sailing Flight of the Albatros.
- Art. LX.—On Sinking Funds.
- Art. LXI.—List of Plants found in the Northern District of the Province of Auckland.
- Art. LXII.—On the Sand-worn Stones of Evans' Bay.
Part II. Lectures.
- On the Nature of Art.
- Man'S Place in Creation.
- The Modern Aspect of Natural Theology.
- On the Changes Effected in the Natural Features of a New Country by the Introduction of Civilized Races.
- On Certain Modern Projects of Inter-Communication, and their Relation to New Zealand.
- On the Geology of the Province of Wellington.
- On Mining in New Zealand.
- Notes on the Ornithology of New Zealand.
Part III. Proceedings.
- Wellington Philosophical Society. session of 1869. Proceedings.
- On the preservation of meat by bi-sulphite of lime.
- On dusting vines and fruit trees, affected with blight, with flour of sulphur, etc.
- On the positioning of an Elephant, through eating Tutu (Coriaria ruscifolia).
- On Silver Ore from Stewart's Island.
- Comparative review of the way in which gold occurs in the North and South Islands of New Zealand.
- On the Mud Fish (Neochanna apoda, Gunther), from Hokitika.
- On a remarkable Meteor observed in Wellington, November 8, 1869.
- Preliminary notes on the bones of a fossil Penguin.
- Auckland Institute. Session of 1869. Proceedings.
- On the decrease of Honey in the Auckland Province.
- On Artificial Stone.
- On the Latent Heat contained in the aqueous vapour in the Atmosphere.
- On a remarkable Phenomenon observed at a Hot Spring near Lake Taupo.
- Philosophical Institute of Canterbury. Session of 1868–9. Proceedings.
- Otago institute. Session of 1869. Proceedings.