Fifth Meeting. 5th July, 1871.
Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S., President, in the chair.
New members.—William Mills, John Matthews, M.D., London (honorary).
1. The President exhibited models of eggs of the Moa which had been presented to the Museum by Dr. Hector.
2. Proposed by Mr. R. W. Fereday, seconded by Mr. Inglis, “That the following gentlemen be appointed a committee for carrying into effect the resolution passed at the general meeting held on the 7th June last, for collecting and reporting upon the Soils of the province:—Messrs. H. R. Webb, J. D. Enys, J. F. Armstrong, G. Hall, Dr. Haast, Andrew Duncan, R. Wilkin, and the mover.” Carried.