1. “Contributions towards a better Knowledge of the Maori Race:” Part v.—“On the Hawaiki of the Maoris and the Greenstone Legends,” division 1, by W. Colenso, F.L.S.
2. Specimens, mostly Conchological and Geological, a donation to the Museum, in part collected at the Barrier Island (Thames) by Mr. C. P. Winkelmann, and part at Jervis' Island (near the Equator, in long. 160° W.), by Mr. Henry Winkelmann, were shown. Living larvæ, chrysalides, and (artificially reared) imago of Pyrameis gonerilla, originally captured by the honorary secretary in the Seventy-mile Bush, were also shown; and also a fine specimen of Torpedo fairchildii.