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Volume 26, 1893
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On the motion of Bishop Cowie, it was unanimously resolved, “That this meeting views with regret the delay that has taken place in securing the Little Barrier Island for the purpose of preserving some of the rarer birds of New Zealand, and would respectfully urge upon the Government the desirability of bringing the purchase of the island to an early conclusion; and further requests the Council of the Institute to bring this resolution under the notice of the Government.”