Forth Meeting. 3rd May, 1871.
The Bishop of Nelson, Vice-President, in the chair.
The receipt of new books was reported by the Honorary Secretary.
The Chairman presented to the Association some fossil plants from the coal-bearing strata at Pakawau, and a leg-bone of a Moa from the Fairfield Downs, Awatere; a femur of a Moa, from the Slate River Cave near Collingwood, was also presented by Mr. Austin.