Special Meeting. 30th October, 1871.
Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S., President, in the chair.
The Honorary Secretary read clause 7 of the Act to establish the New Zealand Institute, regarding the election of nominees to the Board of Governors of the Institute.
On the motion of Dr. Coward, seconded by Mr. George Hall, His Honour W. S. Rolleston was unanimously elected.