Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute.
Office-bearers for 1881:—President–The Right Rev. the Bishop of Waiapu; Vice-president–E. H. Bold; Hon. Secretary and Treasurer–W. Colenso; Auditor–T.K. Newton; Council–H. Baker, – Carlile, S. Locke, W. Colenso, – Spencer, F. W. C. Sturm,– Weber.
Extracts from the Rules of the Hawkee's Bay Philosophical Institute.
The annual subscription for each member shall be one guinea, payable in advance, on the first day of January in every year.
Members may at any time become life-members by one payment of ten pounds ten shillings in lieu of future annual subscriptions.
Office-bearers for 1882:—President–J. T. Thomson, F.R.G.S.; Vicepresident–W. S. Hamilton; Hon. Treasurer–J. C. Thomson; Hon. Secretary–P. Goyen; Council–Dr. Galbraith, T. Denniston, W. B. Scandrett, – Robertson, W. G. Mchaffey.