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Volume 14, 1881
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Transactions.

I.—Miscellaneous.

Pages.
Art. I. Historical Incidents and Traditions of the Olden Times, pertaining to the Maoris of the North Island (East Coast), New Zealand; highly illustrative of their national character, and containing many peculiar, curious, and little-known customs and circumstances, and matters firmly believed by them; now for the first time faithfully translated from old Maori writings and recitals; with explanatory notes. Part II. By W. Colenso, F.L.S. 333
II. Contributions towards a better Knowledge of the Maori Race. Part IV. By W. Colenso 3348
III. On the fine Perception of Colours possessed by the ancient Maoris. By W. Colenso 4976
IV. Notes upon the Great Flood of February, 1868. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 7689
V. Remarks on the Sand Dunes of the West Coast of the Provincial District of Wellington. By W. T. L. Travers 8994
VI. On the Taieri River Floods and their Prevention. By W. Arthur, C.E. 94100
VII. On the Reclamation of Waste River Beds. By A. D. Dobson, F.G.S. 100103
VIII. A few Remarks on the Carved Stone Bird, named Korotangi by the Maoris, now in the possession of Major Wilson. By Professor Julius von Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. 104105
IX. On Vertical Triangulation. By C. W. Adams. 105106
X. Notes on the Height of Mount Cook. By C. W. Adams. 106107
XI. Remarks on Mr. Frankland's Paper on “Mind Stuff.” By J. Turnbull Thomson, F.R.G.S., F.R.S.S.A. 107112
XII. On the Production of Inflammatory Action in detached Portions of dead Animal Bodies. By Robert Hall Bakewell, M.D., etc. 113120
XIII. On a Source of Water Supply for Invercargill. By John R. Cuthbertson. (Abstract) 121122
XIV. On the Conversion and Civilization of the Maoris in the South of New Zealand. By the Rev. J. F. H. Wohlers 123134
XV. Fallacies in the Theory of Circular Motion. By T. Wakelin, B.A. 134142
II.—Zoology.
XVI. On the New Zealand Hydrobiinæ. By Professor F. W. Hutton 143146
XVII. On a new Genus of Rissoinæ. By Professor F. W. Hutton 147
XVIII. On the Fresh-water Lamellibranchs of New Zealand. By Professor F. W. Hutton 148150
XIX. Notes on some Pulmonate Mollusca. By Professor F. W. Hutton 150158
XX. Notes on the Anatomy of the Bitentaculate Slugs of New Zealand. By Professor F. W. Hutton 158161
XXI. Notes on some Branchiate Mollusca. By Professor F. W. Hutton 162167
XXII. Description of two little-known Species of New Zealand Shells. By W. Colenso, F.L.S. 168169
XXIII. Notes on New Zealand Mollusca. By Mr. Justice Gillies 169171
XXIV. Additions to the New Zealand Crustacea. By Charles Chilton 171174
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XXV. On some Subterranean Crustacea. By Charles Chilton, B.A. 174180
XXVI. History of Fish Culture in New Zealand. By W. Arthur, C.E. 180210
XXVII. On the Occurrence of the Salmon Tro in Nelson Harbour. By James Hector, M.D. 211213
XXVIII. On two Species of Nudibranchiate Mollusca. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S. 213215
XXIX. Further Notes on Coccidæ in New Zealand, with Descriptions of new Species. By W. M. Maskell, Fell. Roy. Micros. Soc. 215229
XXX. Additions to the Crustacean Fauna of New Zealand. By George M. Thomson, F.L.S. 230238
XXXI. On the Notornis. By Walter L. Buller, C.M.G., Sc.D., F.R.S. 238244
XXXII. On the Skeleton of Notornis mantelli. By T. Jeffery Parker, B.Sc. London, Professor of Biology in the University of Otago 245258
XXXIII. On a new Method of preserving Cartilaginous Skeletons and other soft Animal Structures. By T. Jeffery Parker 258264
XXXIV. Notice of the Occurrence of the Eastern Golden Plover (Charadrius fulvus) in the Auckland District. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S. 264265
XXXV. Notice of the Occurrence of the Australian Roller (Eurystomus pacificus) in New Zealand. By T. F. Cheeseman 265266
XXXVI. On some new Marine Planarians. By T. W. Kirk, Assistant in the Colonial Museum 267268
XXXVII. Additions to the List of New Zealand Shells. By T. W. Kirk. 268269
XXXVIII. On Pseudo-scab and Lung-worm in Sheep. By John Buchanan, F.L.S. 269274
XXXIX. Notes on Zoological Researches made on the Chicken Islands, East Coast of the North Island. By Andreas Reischek; communicated by Professor von Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. 274277
XL. On some new and undescribed Species of New Zealand Insects, of the Orders Orthoptera and Coleoptera. By W. Colenso, F.L.S. 277282
XLI. Description of new Shells. By T. W. Kirk, Assistant in the Colonial Museum 282283
XLII. Description of new Cephalopoda. By T. W. Kirk 283286
III.—Botany.
XLIII. On the Fresh-water Algæ of New Zealand. By W. I. Spencer, M.R.C.S. 287299
XLIV. On some Additions to the Flora of New Zealand. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S. 299301
XLV. Contributions to a Flora of the Nelson Provincial District. By T. F. Cheeseman 301329
XLVI. A Description of a few new Plants from our New Zealand Forests. By W. Colenso, F.L.S. 329341
XLVII. On the Alpine Flora of New Zealand. By John Buchanan, F.L.S., of the Geological Survey Department 342356
XLVIII. On some Plants new to New Zealand, and Description of a new Species. By J. Buchanan 356357
XLIX. On new Species of New Zealand Diatoms. By John Inglis 357359
L. Description of new Plants. By J. B. Armstrong 359362
LI. Description of new Plants. By D. Petrie, M.A. 362364
LII. Notes on Epacris microphylla in New Zealand. By A. T. Urquhart 364365
LIII. On the Sugar Values of Beetroots grown in the Waikato District. By J. A. Pond 365372
LIV. Notes on Sorghum Experiment. By Mr. Justice Gillies 373374
LV. On an Abnormal Growth of New Zealand Flax. By the Rev. Philip Walsh 374
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LVI. On the New Zealand Olives. By T. Kirk, F.L.S. 375378
LVII. Notice of the Occurrence of Triodia and Atropis in New Zealand, with Descriptions of new Species. By T. Kirk 378379
LVIII. A Revision of the New Zealand Lepidia, with Descriptions of new Species. By T. Kirk 379382
LIX. Notes on recent Additions to the New Zealand Flora. By T. Kirk 382386
LX. Notes on Plants from Campbell Island. By T. Kirk, F.L.S. 387389
IV.—Chemistry.
LXI. On the Preparation of Spontaneously Inflammable Phosphine. By T. A. Mollet 391392
LXII. On a new Form of Burette. By T. A. Mollet 392393
LXIII. Notes on Refrigeration. By Professor A. W. Bickerton 394397
LXIV. On the supposed Paraffin Deposit at Waiapu. By William Skey, Analyst to the Geological Survey Department 397399
LXV. On a Search for the Poisonous Principle of Brachyglottis repanda and B. rangiora. By W. Skey 400402
LXVI. On a new Theory of the Mode by which Photographic Effects are produced with Silver Salts. By William Skey 403404
LXVII. On the Percentage of Citric Acid obtained from Limes grown in Auckland and Tahiti. By J. A. Pond 405406
V.—Geology.
LXVIII. On the Formation of Lake Wakatipu. By William Stuart 407408
LXIX. Description of new Tertiary Fossils. By T. W. Kirk, Assistant in the Colonial Museùm 409
LXX. On a Deposit of Moa Bones near Motanau, North Canterbury. By Alexander McKay, of the Geological Survey Department 410414
LXXI. Further Notes on the Thermal Springs in the Hanmer Plains, Provincial District of Nelson. By Julius von Haast, Ph. D., F.R.S. 414417
LXXII. Notes on the Mineralogy of New Zealand. By S. Herbert Cox, F.C.S., F.G.S., Assistant Geologist 418450
LXXIII. On Crystalline Rocks. By W. D. Campbell, F.G.S. 450457
LXXIV. Notes on a Pseudomorphous Form of Gold. By W. D. Campbell 457458
Miscellaneous—(Continued).
LXXV. A Study of the Causes leading to the Extinction of the Maori. By Alfred K. Newman, M.B., M.R.C.P. 459477
LXXVI. On the fine Perception of Colours possessed by the ancient Maoris (Addendum to Art. III.). By W. Colenso, F.L.S. 477484
LXXVII. On the Origin of the New Zealand Flora—being a Presidential Address to the Otago Institute. By George M. Thomson, F.L.S. 485502
LXXVIII. Origin and Early History of the Canterbury Museum; being the Annual Address. By Professor Julius von Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S., President of the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury 503516
NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE.
Thirteenth Annual Report of the Board of Governors 519520
Accounts of the New Zealand Institute, 1880-1 520
Reports on Museum, Geological Survey, Publications, Meteorology, Observatory, Laboratory, and Library 521527