The Chairman, in his closing remarks, drew the attention of the members to the death of Mr. John Buchanan, F.L.S., and feeling reference was made to the large amount of useful botanical work done by him. Mr. Buchanan was one of the oldest members of the Otago Institute, and in conjunction with Dr. Hector had collected largely in Otago when attached to the Provincial Geological Survey Department.
Seventh Meeting : 18th November, 1898.
The annual meeting of the members of the Otago Institute was held in the lecture-room at the Museum. Mr. F. R. Chapman, President, occupied the chair.