Manawatu Philosophical Society
First Meeting: 17th March, 1910.
The President, Mr. W. F. Durward, in the chair.
New Members.—Messrs. G. H. Bennett, J. Mounsey, C. N. Taplin.
Papers.—1. “The New Zealand Saddleback,” by W. W. Smith, F.E.S.
2. “The Ancient Maori, and some of his Peculiarities,” by D Sinclair, C.E.
The Secretary reported that since the last meeting between forty and fifty fresh exhibits had been received at the Museum, and that the need of increased accommodation was becoming daily more urgent, as it was impossible under present conditions to make use of the Museum for educational purposes.