Fourth Meeting: 12th July, 1886.
The President in the chair.
Papers.—1. “On the Geological Structure of the Timaru Downs,” by J. Goodall, C.E. (Transactions, p. 455.)
2. “On the Marine Mollusca of the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand,” by A. Hamilton. (Introductory.)
Exhibits.—The Hon. Secretary exhibited: (1.) specimens from the south side of Mount Tarawera, collected by Mr. W. Munro; (2.) cinders and mud from Morea and Wairoa, sent by Mr. Bold, C.E.; (3.) a number of fossils from Scinde Island, shown by Mr. G. White; (4.) a large box of foreign Coleoptera.
The Hon. Secretary announced that he had recently visited Wellington, and had arranged with Dr. Hector for extensive additions to the Museum, from the duplicates in the Colonial Museum.