Fifth Meeting: 7th September, 1886.
Professor Parker, President, in the chair.
New Member.—G. A. Fenwick.
1. A communication from the Royal Society of Victoria, as to a proposed antarctic expedition, was read.
2. A letter was also read from Professor Liversidge, Sydney, as to founding an Australasian Scientific Association.
3. Dr. Hocken then gave a lecture, the fifth, “On the Early History of New Zealand.”