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Volume 6, 1873

Transactions.

I.—Miscellaneous.

Pages
Art. I. On the Variation of the Declination of the Magnetic Needle in the Southern Portion of the Middle Island, and Remarks on the Desirability of establishing Magnetic Observatories in New Zealand. By A. H. Ross 39
II. On Observed Irregularities in the Action of the Compass in Iron Steam Vessels. By A. H. Ross 1014
III. Description of the Patent Slip at Evans Bay, Wellington, and of the Mode of Erecting or Constructing the same. By J. Rees George, C.E. 1425
IV. On a Smokeless and Self-feeding Furnace for Lignites and other Fuels, and the Utilization of the Waste Heat. By H. Skey 2532
V. On the Most Economic Mode of Felting Steam Boilers. By J. C. Firth 3234
VI. On the Probability of a Water Supply being obtained for the City of Auckland from Mount Eden. By John Goodall, C.E. 3540
VII. Notes on the Proposition to supply Auckland with Water from Mount Eden. By James Stewart, C.E. 4042
VIII. On the Reclamation of Sand Wastes on the Coast, and the Prevention of their Inland Advance. By James Stewart, C.E. 4245
IX. Notes on the Plants best adapted for the Reclamation of Sand Wastes. By T. Kirk, F.L.S. 4554
X. Notes on Indigenous Materials for the Manufacture of Paper. By T. Kirk, F.L.S. 5557
XI. On the Prediction of Occultations of Stars by the Moon. By T. Heale 5761
II.—Zoology.
XII. On Harpagornis, an Extinct Genus of Gigantic Raptorial Birds of New Zealand. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S., Director of the Canterbury Museum 6275
XIII. On Cnemiornis calcitrans, Owen, showing its Affinity to the Lamellirostrate Natatores. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S. 7684
XIV. Notes on Delphinus forsteri. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S. 85
XV. Notice of a Variation in the Dentition of Mesoplodon hectori, Gray. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S. 8687
XVI. List of Seals, Whales, and Dolphins of New Zealand. By J. E. Gray, Ph.D., F.R.S., Hon. Mem. N.Z. Inst. 8789
XVII. Notice of the Skeleton of the New Zealand Right Whale (Macleayius australiensis). By J. E. Gray, Ph.D., F.R.S. 9092
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XVIII. Notes on Dr. Hector's Paper on the Whales and Dolphins of the New Zealand Seas. By J. E. Gray, Ph.D., F.R.S. 9397
XIX. On the Occurrence of a New Species of Euphysetes (E. pottsii), a remarkably small Catodont Whale, on the Coast of New Zealand. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. 97102
XX. On Cheimarrichthys fosteri, a New Genus belonging to the New Zealand Freshwater Fishes. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. 103104
XXI. Notes on some New Zealand Fishes. By Captain F. W. Hutton, C.M.Z.S. 104107
XXII. Notice of Motella novŒ-zealandiŒ, n. s. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S. 107108
XXIII. On a New Genus of RallidŒ. By Captain F. W. Hutton, C.M.Z.S. 108110
XXIV. Notes on the New Zealand Woodhens (Ocydromus). By Captain F. W. Hutton, C.M.Z.S. 110112
XXV. Notes on the Ornithology of New Zealand. By Walter L. Buller, D.Sc., F.L.S., etc. 112118
XXVI. Notes on the Little Bittern of New Zealand (Ardetta maculata). By Walter L. Buller, D.Sc., F.L.S. 119121
XXVII. Note on Platycercus unicolor in the British Museum. By Walter L. Buller, D.Sc., F.L.S. 121123
XXVIII. Remarks on Captain Hutton's Notes on Certain Species of New Zealand Birds. By Walter L. Buller, D.Sc., F.L.S. 123126
XXIX. Notes by Captain Hutton on Dr. Buller's “Birds of New Zealand,” with the Author's Replies thereto 126138
XXX. On the Birds of New Zealand (Part IV.) By T. H. Potts, F.L.S. 139153
XXXI. Note on the Occurrence of Dermestes lardarius and Phoracantha recurva in Canterbury, New Zealand. By C. M. Wakefield 153154
XXXII. Notes upon certain recently-described New Genera and Species of Coleoptera from Canterbury, New Zealand. By C. M. Wakefield 155157
XXXIII. List of the Insects recorded as having been found in New Zealand previous to the Year 1870. By Captain F. W. Hutton, C.M.Z.S. 158171
XXXIV. List of the Lepidoptera recorded as having been found in New Zealand previous to the Year 1871. By R. W. Fereday, C.M.E.S.L. 171182
XXXV. Observations on the Occurrence of a Butterfly, new to New Zealand, of the Genus Danais. By R. W. Fereday 183186
XXXVI. An Introduction to the Study and Collection of the Araneidea in New Zealand, with a Description and Figures of Cambridgea fasciata, L. Koch, from Chatham Island; and also of a New Species of Macrothele, Auss., M. huttonii, Cambr., found at Wellington, New Zealand. By the Rev. O. P. Cambridge, M.A., C.M.Z.S. 187207
III.—Botany.
XXXVII. List of the AlgΠof the Chatham Islands, collected by H. H. Travers, Esq., and examined by Professor John Agardh, of Lund. Communicated by Baron Ferd. von Mueller, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.S., Hon. Mem. N.Z. Inst. 208210
XXXVIII. Notes on the Flora of the Province of Wellington, with a List of Plants collected therein. By John Buchanan, of the Geological Survey of New Zealand 210235
XXXIX. Descriptions of some New Zealand Lichens, collected by John Buchanan in the Province of Wellington. By James Stirton, M.D., Glasgow. Communicated by John Buchanan 235241
XL. On some New Species of New Zealand Plants. By John Buchanan 241244
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XLI. Notice of an Undescribed Species of Cordyline. By Thomas Kirk, F.L.S. 244246
XLII. On the New Zealand Forms of Cheilanthes. By T. Kirk, F.L.S. 247248
XLIII. On the Spread of Cassinia leptophylla. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 248251
IV.—Chemistry.
XLIV. Notes upon the Mineral Oils of New Zealand. By William Skey, Analyst to the Geological Survey of New Zealand 252259
XLV. Further Report on the Chemistry of Phormium tenax. By Arthur Herbert Church, M.A. Oxon., Professor of Chemistry in the Royal Agricultural College at Cirencester, England 260271
V.—Geology.
XLVI. On the Geological Structure of the Thames Gold Fields. By Capt. F. W. Hutton, F.G.S. 272283
XLVII. On the Formation of Mountains; a Reply to the Rev. O. Fisher. By Capt. F. W. Hutton, F.G.S. 284290
XLVIII. Port Nicholson an Ancient Fresh-water Lake. By J. C. Crawford, F.G.S. 290294
XLIX. Notes on the Glacial Period. By A. D. Dobson, C.E. 294297
L. On the Extinct Glaciers of the Middle Island of New Zealand. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 297309
LI. On the Glacial Action and Terrace Formations of South New Zealand. By J. T. Thomson, F.R.G.S. 309332
LII. On the Fossil Reptilia of New Zealand. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S., Director of the Geological Survey of New Zealand 333358
LIII. On the Teeth of the Leiodon. By Charles Knight, F.R.C.S 358363