Sir James Hector laid on the table and remarked on the following exhibits: 1. Two lizards. 2. Fish from Paraparaumu. 3. Fossils collected by the Geological Survey. 4. Lithographic stone found in Mongonui district by Geological Survey, with a specimen prepared and drawing on it. 5. Fossil barnacle. 6. Rocks from Hikurangi, which fix the coal-measures as being identical with those in South Island. 7. Black gum out of swamp; giving a description of the various gums and their value.
Mr. G. V. Hudson exhibited some butterflies, mounted by himself.