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Volume 31, 1898
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3. Mr. Hamilton read a paper “On a Maori Chert Quarry,” and exhibited a chert knife which he had obtained from a Maori chert quarry near Roxburgh.

He explained that the knives were used by the Maoris for ordinary cutting purposes, and also stated that some years ago the President of the Institute had described a chert quarry which existed in the Mackenzie country. No doubt many more would yet be discovered.