Election of Office-bearers for 1888:—President—Alex. Wilson, M.A.; Vice-presidents—F. R. Chapman and Dr. de Zouche; Hon. Secretary—George M. Thomson, F.L.S.; Hon. Treasurer—J. C. Thomson; Auditor—D. Brent, M.A.; Council—Rev. H. Belcher, LL.D., D. Petrie, M.A., C. Chilton, M.A., Dr. Hocken, Professors Parker, Scott, and Gibbons.
Hon. Member.—Baron von Ettingshausen was nominated as an honorary member of the New Zealand Institute, in room of the late Dr. Carpenter.