Mr. E. Tregear, President, in the chair.
It was announced that, in conformity with the rules, Mr Martin Chapman and Mr. E. F. Hawthorne had been, placed on the Council in the room of the late Mr. T. Kirk and Mr. W. M. Maskell.
A copy of Vol. XXX. of the “Transactions of the New Zealand Institute” was laid on the table.
The President delivered his address. (Transactions, p. 605.)