Papers.—1. “On Olfactory Physics,” by W. I. Spencer.
2. “On newly-discovered and rare Phænogamic Plants,” by W. Colenso, F.R.S. (Transactions, p. 188.)
Exhibits.—The Hon. Secretary, Mr. Hamilton, exhibited some curious land shells, forwarded for the Museum by Mr. Chambers. Also a very fine specimen of an Ammonite, brought by Mr. Hill from Kaikora, H.B., and a collection of rock specimens from Mount Tarawera.