Go to National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Volume 31, 1898
– viii –

Proceedings.

Wellington Philosophical Society.

Pages
New Members of Council 713
Appreciation of the late Mr. Thomas Kirk, F.L.S. 713
Appreciation of the late Mr. William Miles Maskell 713
Presentations to Colonial Museum described by Sir J. Hector 713
Shore Fishes of Fiji presented by Sir W. Buller 713
Chitons from Lyall Bay presented by Miss Mestayer 713
Siphonaria obliquata presented by Miss Mestayer 714
– ix –
Lemur (Galago mokoli) from South Africa 714
Congenital Stigmata, Remarks by Sir J. Hector on 714
Tipulidœ. By G. V. Hudson, F.E.S. 714
Remarks on Spider (Salticus). By R. C. Harding 714
Remarks by Sir J. Hector on Sygnathus pelagicus 714
On Rocks and Minerals from Cape Colville. By A. McKay, F.G.S. 714
On a Sea-worm (Echiurus novœ-zealandiœ). By A. Haylock 716
On Hatteria (Sphenodon) punctata. By Sir J. Hector 716
Remarks on Emmelichthys nitidus, &c. By Sir J. Hector 716
Hybrid Drake presented by Mr. Taylor White 716
Nomination for Election of Governors of New Zealand Institute 718
Appreciation of the late Mr. John Buchanan, F.L.S. 718
Remarks on a Collection of Lizards. By Sir J. Hector 719
Remarks on Additions to the Colonial Museum. By Sir J. Hector 719
Remarks on the Kumi. By E. Tregear 720
Remarks on Ironsand. By W. Coubrough 720
Appreciation of the late Mr. Charles Hulke, F.C.S. 720
On the Shooting Stars of November, 1898. By Sir J. Hector 721
On Additions to the Museum. By Sir J. Hector 721722
Abstract of Annual Report 722
Election of Officers for 1899 722
Appreciation of the late Rev. W. Colenso, F.R.S. 722724
On the Rev. W. Colenso's New Zealand Testament. By R. C. Harding 725
On Sponges from the Chatham Islands. By Captain Cooper 725
On Stone Implements from Karaka Bay. By H. N. McLeod 725
On New Zealand Moths and Butterflies. By G. V. Hudson 725

Auckland Institute.

Auckland City, Past, Present, and to come 726
The Aims of Education. By J. W. Morrell, M.A. 726
Gold: Its Occurrence and Extraction. By Dr. J. S. Maclaurin 726
Reminiscences of Forty-five Years. By the Most Rev. Dr. Cowie 727
The Mount Cook District. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S. 727
Social Parasites. By E. A. Mackechnie 728
Ruskin: His Life and Writings. By the Rev. Mr. Beattie 728
Appreciation of the late Mr. T. Kirk, F.L.S. 728
Appreciation of the late Mr. F. D. Fenton 728
Abstract of Annual Report 728729
Election of Officers for 1899 729

Philosophical Institute of Canterbury.

Appreciation of the late Mr. W. M. Maskell 730
Description of the Vegetable Sheep (Raoulia mamillaris). By Professor Dendy 730
On New Zealand Lizards, with Young. By Professor Dendy 730
Exhibit of New Chemical Apparatus. By Dr. Evans 730
On a Moa-bone from Silt at Port Hills. By Captain Hutton, F.R.S. 731
Some Recent Advances in Experimental Science. By Professor Bickerton, F.C.S. 731
On Prehistoric Pottery from Japan. By Captain Hutton, F.R.S. 731
On a Volcanic Bomb. By Captain Hutton 731
On Naultinus grayi and Young. By Professor Dendy 731
– x –
Hypnotism: Its Fallacies and Facts. By R. M. Laing 731
On the Cultivation of New Zealand Alpine Plants. By L. Cockayne 731
Address on the Cell. By J. B. Mayne 732
On Veronica armstrongii. By L. Cookayne 732
On Scale-insects presented by the late Mr. Maskell. By Professor Dendy 732
Resolution on Antarctic Exploration 732
On an Albino Skylark. By Captain Hutton, F.R.S. 732
The Microscope in Geology. By R. Speight 733
Appreciation of the late Rev. W. Colenso, F.R.S. 734
Abstract of Annual Report 734735
Election of Officers for 1899 735
Electricity in the Service of Technical Chemistry. By Dr. W. P. Evans 735

Otago Institute.

Appreciation of the late Mr. Thomas Kirk, F.L.S. 736
On some Peculiar Attachment-discs developed in some Species of Loranthus. By G. M. Thomson, F.L.S. 736737
On New Zealand Fungi. By G. M. Thomson 737
A List of Described Genera and Species of New Zealand Flowering Plants. By A. Hamilton 737
Remarks on a Curious Nest. By Dr. T. M. Hocken 737
On Additions to the Museum. By Professor Benham 738
Notice of the Discovery of a Live Notornis. By Professor Benham 738
Notice of Discovery of a Moa Eggshell. By Professor Benham 738
On Relics of the Old Native Population on the Upper Molyneux. By Dr. T. M. Hocken 738
On Rare Maori Weapons and Implements. By Dr. T. M. Hocken 738
On Nitrogenous Nodules from the Roots of Leguminous Plants. By J. S. Tennant 738
On a Kiwi-feather Mat. By A. Hamilton 738739
Remarks on Mr. A. Hamilton's Work on Maori Art. By A. Bathgate 739
On the Distribution of Notornis, and General Notes on the Genus. By A. Hamilton 739740
On the Study of Natural History. By G. M. Thomson 740743
On the Palolo, a Marine Worm from Fiji. By Dr. T. M. Hocken 743
The Art of War as practised in Old New Zealand. By A. Hamilton 743
On a New Nudibranch. By Professor Benham 743
On a Maori Chert Quarry. By A. Hamilton 743
On Specimens of Native Spring Flowers. By A. Hamilton 743
Remarks on the Recent Discovery of a Notornis. By A. Hamilton 743744
Appreciation of the late Mr. John Buchanan, F.L.S. 744
Abstract of Annual Report 745
Notice of the late Right Hon. Sir G. Grey, K.C.B 745
Remarks on the Proposed Fish-hatchery at Purakanui 745
Election of Officers for 1899 745746
Address by the President, Mr. F. R. Chapman 746747
List of Plants supplementary to the Dunedin Field Club's Catalogue of Dunedin Plants. By B. C. Aston 747
List of Freshwater Algœ collected by Mr. J. S. Tennant, B.Sc. 748
– xi –

Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute.

The State in Relation to Public Health. By the President 749
The Comic in Art. By W. Dinwiddie 749
Exhibits. By H. Hill 749
The Rivers of the Hawke's Bay Plains. By F. A. Tregelles 749
The Geological History of the World. By T. Tanner 749
A Graphic Method of determining the Azimuth Altitude and Hour Angle of a Star when at its Greatest Altitude. By C. E. Adams, B.Sc., F.I.A. 750
Phrenology. By W. Dinwiddie 750
Vaccination. By Dr. Leahy 750
A Maori Earthwork Fortification. By Taylor White 750
A Maori Stronghold. By Taylor White 750
Are they Old Kumera-pits? By Taylor White 750
Prehistoric Man and Evolution. By T. Tanner 750
Abstract of Annual Report 750
Election of Officers for 1899 750

Westland Institute.

Abstract of Annual Report 751
Election of Officers for 1899 751

Nelson Philosophical Society.

Abstract of Annual Report 752
Election of Officers for 1899 752