The Hon. Secretary, Professor Parker, exhibited and made some remarks—(a.) On a mounted skeleton of Harpagornis, collected at Castle Rock, Southland, and deposited by him in the Museum. (b.) The first part of a work on “Maori Art,” by Mr. A. Hamilton, published by the Governors of the New Zealand Institute. (c.) The prospectus of Mr. W. H. Hudson's “Butterflies and Moths of New Zealand.”
The Secretary announced that the next meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science would open at Sydney on the 8th January, 1898, and laid on the table a number of papers in connection with the arrangement.