Second Ordinary Meeting. 12th July 1880.
The Right Rev. the Bishop Of Waiapu, President, in the chair.
1. “On certain Historical incidents of the Ancient East Coast Maoris; showing much of their peculiar manner of living and ways of thinking in the olden time,—long before they were visited by Europeans,” by W. Colenso, F.L.S. (Transactions, p. 38.)
2. “On two newly-discovered curious Cryptogams, of the orders Hepaticœ and Lichenes, viz., Metzgeria rugulosa, Col., and Bœomyces heteromorphus, Nyl.;” exhibiting also several specimens of the same, by W. Colenso, F.L.S. (Transactions, p. 368.)