Fifth Meeting: 5th August, 1895.
Professor A. P. Thomas, President, in the chair.
Papers.—1. “Note on a Volcanic Outburst on Sunday Island in 1814,” by S. Percy Smith. (Transactions, p. 47.)
2. “The History of Otakanini Pa, Kaipara” (translated from the Maori of Hami Tewaewae), by S. Percy Smith. (Transactions, p. 41.)
3. “The Training of Teachers for Primary Schools,” by the Rev. J. Bates. (Transactions, p. 111.)
A lengthy discussion arose, in which Mr. Petrie, Chief Inspector of Schools, Mr. Upton, Mr. Stewart, Mr. G. Aickin, and the President took part.