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Volume 48, 1915

Contents

I. Botany.

Pages
Art XVIII Notes from the Canterbury College Mountain Biological Station: No. 3—Some Economic Considerations concerning Montane Tussock Grassland. By. A. H. Cockayne 154165
XIX Notes from the Canterbury College Mountain Biological Station: No. 4—The Principal Plant Associations in the Immediate Vicinity of the Station. By L. Cockayne, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.S., and C. E. Foweraker, M.A. 166186
XX Descriptions of New Native Phanerogams. By D. Petrie, M.A., Ph.D. 186192
XXI Notes on New Zealand Floristic Botany, including Descriptions of New Species, &c. (No. 1). By L. Cockayne, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.S. 193202
XXII. Some Hitherto-unrecorded Plant-habitats (X). By L. Cockayne, Ph.D., F.L.S., F.R.S. 203209
XXIII New Species of Plants. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S., F.Z.S. 210215
XXIV The Species of the Genus Pinus now growing in New Zealand, with some Notes on their Introduction and Growth. By T. W. Adams. 216223
XXV On an Exhibit of Acorns and Leaves of Oaks grown by the Author at Greendale, Canterbury, New Zealand. By T. W. Adams. 223228
XXVI The Norfolk Island Species of Pteris. By R. M. Laing, M.A., B. Sc 229237
XXVII Some Further Additions to the Flora of the Mongonui County. By H. Carse. 237243
XXVIII Notes on the Plant-covering of Pukeokaoka, Stewart Island. By D. L. Poppelwell 244245
XXIX Notes on the Plant-covering of the Breaksea Islands, Stewart Island. By D. L. Poppelwell. 246252
XXX Studies in the New Zealand Species of the Genus Lycopodium. Part I. By the Rev J. E. Holloway, M.Sc. 253303
XXXI The Vegetation of the Tarawera Mountains, New Zealand. By B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.C.S. 304314
XXXII Observations on the Lianes of the Ancient Forest of the Canterbury Plains of New Zealand. By J. W. Bird, M.A. 315353
LIV Studies on the Chemistry of the New Zealand Flora. Part V— The Chemistry of Podocarpus totara and Podocarpus spicatus. By T. H. Easterfield and J. C. McDowell, B.Sc. 518520

II. Zoology.

Art. IV Additions to the Knowledge of the Recent and Tertiary Brachiopoda of New Zealand and Australia. By J. Allan Thomson, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S. 41–47
XI Preliminary List of Mollusca from Dredgings taken oft the Northern Coasts of New Zealand. By Miss M. K. Mestayer 122128
XII List of Foraminifera dredged from 15′ South of the Big King at 98 Fathoms Depth. By R. L. Mestayer 128130
XXXIII A New Species of Orchestia. By Charles Chilton, M.A., D.Sc., LL D, M.B., C.M, F.L.S., C.M.Z.S. 354359
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Art. XXXIV. Some Australian and New Zealand Gammaridae. By Charles Chilton, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., M.B., C.M., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S. 359370
XXXV. Notes on the Occurrence of the Genus Trachipterus in New Zealand. By H. Hamilton 370382
XXXVI. On the Much-abbreviated Development of a Sand-star (Ophionereis schayeri?).—Preliminary Note. By H. B. Kirk, M.A. 383384
XXXVII. On the Gonoducts of the Porcupine-fish (Dicotylichthys jaculiferus Cuvier). By H. B. Kirk, M.A. 384385
XXXVIII Notes on New Zealand Polychaeta. By Professor W. B. Benham, D.Sc., F.R.S. 386396
XXXIX. Notes on the Marine Crayfish of New Zealand. By Gilbert Archey, M.A. 396406
XL. Contributions to the Entomology of New Zealand: No. 8— Parectopa citharoda Meyr. (Order Lepidoptera). By Morris N. Watt, F.E.S. 407413
XLI. Description of a New Species of Melanchra from Mount Egmont. By Morris N. Watt, F.E.S. 413
XLII. Descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera. By E. Meyrick, B.A, F.R.S 414419
XLIII. Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera. By Alfred Philpott 420423
XLIV Notes on some Coccidae in the Canterbury Museum, together with a Description of a New Species. By G. Brittin 423426

III. Geology.

Art. I. Records of Unconformities from Late Cretaceous to Early Miocene in New Zealand. By P. G. Morgan, M.A., F.G.S. 1–18
II. The Geology of the Neighbourhood of Kakanui. By G. H. Uttley, M.A., M.Sc 19–27
III. On Stage Names applicable to the Divisions of the Tertiary in New Zealand. By J. Allan Thomson, M. A, D. Sc, F.G.S. 28–40
IV. Additions to the Knowledge of the Recent and Tertiary Brachiopoda of New Zealand and Australia. By J. Allan Thomson, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S. 41–47
V. The Flint-beds associated with the Amuri Limestone of Marl-borough. By J. Allan Thomson, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S. 48–58
VI. Block Mountains and a “Fossil” Denudation Plain in Northern Nelson. By C. A. Cotton, D.Sc, F.G.S. 59–75
VII. The “Red Rocks” and Associated Beds of Wellington Peninsula By F. K. Broadgate, M.Sc. 76–86
VIII. The Younger Limestones of New Zealand. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S. 8799
IX Relations between Cretaceous and Tertiary Rocks. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S. 100119
X. Some New Fossil Gastropods. By Professor P. Marshall, M.A, D.Sc, F.G.S. 120121
XIII. Terminology for Foraminal Development in Terebratuloids (Brachiopoda). By S.S. Buckman, F.G.S. 130132
XIV. High-water Rock-platforms: A. Phase of Shore-line Erosion By J. A. Bartrum 132134
XV. On the Occurrence of a Striated Erratic Block of Andesite in the Rangitikei Valley, North Island, New Zealand. By Professor James Park, F.G.S. 135137
XVI The Orientation of the River-valleys of Canterbury. By R. Speight, M.Sc, F.G.S 137144
XVII. Notes from the Canterbury College Mountain Biological Station. No. 2—The Physiography of the Cass District. By R. Speight, M.Sc. F.G.S. 145153
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IV. Chemistry and Physics.

Art. XLVIII. Investigation into the Resistance of Earth Connections. By L. Birks, B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., and Eric Webb, Lieut. R.E. (A.I.F.) 464481
XLIX. Resistance to the Flow of Fluids through Pipes. By E. Parry, M.I.E.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. 481489
LIII. The Distribution of Titanium, Phosphorus, and Vanadium in Taranaki Ironsand. By W. Donovan, M.Sc. 503507
LV. Studies on the Lime Requirements of certain Soils. By Leonard J. Wild, M.A., F.G.S. 513517
LVI. Studies on the Chemistry of the New Zealand Flora: Part V— The Chemistry of Podocarpus totara and Podocarpus spicatus. By T. H. Easterfield and J. C. McDowell, B.Sc. 518520

V. Miscellaneous.

Art. XLV. New Light on the Period of the Extinction of the Moa (according to Maori Record). By T. W. Downes 426434
XLVI. Maori and Maruiwi: Notes on the Original Inhabitants of New Zealand and their Culture; on the Question of how that Culture affected the Later-coming Maori; and on the Existence in these Isles of Customs, Arts, and Artifacts not traceable to Polynesia. By Elsdon Best 435447
XLVII. Maori Voyagers and their Vessels: How the Maori explored the Pacific Ocean, and laid down the Sea Roads for all Time. By Elsdon Best 447463
L. On the Inscribed Parabola. By E. G. Hogg, M.A., F.R.A.S. 490497
LI. The Star Test for Telescopic Mirrors. By T. Allison 498500
LII. Southern Variable Stars. By C. J. Westland, F.R.A.S. 500503
LIV. The Manufacture of Iron and Steel in New Zealand. By S. H. Jenkinson 508513

Proceedings.

Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, &c. 523553

Appendix.

New Zealand Institute Act, &c. 556595
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