Exhibits.—A large piece of greenstone, by the President; a boulder from Jackson's Bay, by the Hon. Curator: both exhibits were cut and polished at Aberdeen. Dr. Tatton
presented a large fossil from Mid-Buller, West Coast. Specimen of mica, by Mr. Bayfeild. Mr. W. Martin exhibited a beautiful yellow parroquet (Platycercus auriceps), shot near the Reservoir, Brook Street, Nelson.
Papers.—1. “On a Remarkable Variety of Asplenium umbrosum, J. Sm.,” by T. Kirk, F.L.S. (Transactions, p. 424.)
2. “On the Occurrence of Danais plexippus and Sphinx convolvuli (?) in Nelson,” by R. I. Kingsley. (Transactions, p. 192.)
Specimens of these insects were exhibited by the Hon. Curator.
3. “Description of a Remarkable Variation in the Colour of Platycercus auriceps,” by R. I. Kingsley. (Transactions, p. 192.)