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Volume 53, 1921

Contents.

Pages
Roll of Honour xxi–xxiii
Presidential Address xxv–xxxiv
Anthropology.
Art. I. The Maori Genius for Personification; with Illustrations of Maori Mentality. By Elsdon Best, F.N.Z. Inst. 113
XLVIII. Maori Food-supplies of Lake Rotorua, with Methods of obtaining them, and Usages and Customs appertaining thereto. By Te Rangi Hiroa (P. H. Buck), D.S.O., M.D. 433451
XLIX. Maori Decorative Art: No. 1, House-panels (Arapaki, Tuitui, or Tukutuku). By Te Rangi Hiroa (P. H. Buck), D.S.O., M.D. 452470
L. An Account of a (supposed Maori) Sharpening-stone. By Robert Fulton, M.D. 471472
Botany.
Art. XL. Notes on Specimens of New Zealand Ferns and Flowering-plants in London Herbaria. By W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.Z.S., Dominion Museum, Wellington 362365
XLI. Descriptions of New Native Flowering-plants, with a few Notes. By D. Petrie, M.A., Ph.D., F.N.Z.Inst. 365371
XLII. The Genus Cordyceps in New Zealand. By G. H. Cunningham 372382
XLIII. Unrecorded Plant-habitats for the Eastern Botanical District of the South Island of New Zealand. By W. Martin, B.Sc. 383385
XLIV. Further Studies on the Prothallus, Embryo, and Young Sporophyte of Tmesipteris. By the Rev. J. E. Holloway, D.Sc., F.N.Z.Inst., Hutton Memorial Medallist 386422
XLV. New Species of Flowering-plants. By T. F. Cheeseman, F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Curator of the Auckland Museum 423425
XLVI. New Plant-stations. By A. Wall, M.A., Professor of English, Canterbury College 426428
XLVII. On Growth-periods of New Zealand Trees, especially Nothofagus fusca and the Totara (Podocarpus totara). By H. B. Kirk, M.A., F.N.Z.Inst., Professor of Biology, Victoria University College 429432
Geology.
Art. IV. Notes on a Geological Excursion to Lake Tekapo. By R. Speight, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Curator of the Canterbury Museum 3746
V. The Modification of Spur-ends by Glaciation. By R. Speight, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Curator of the Canterbury Museum 4753
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Art. VI. Recent Changes in the Terminal Face of the Franz Josef Glacier. By R. Speight, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Curator of the Canterbury Museum 5357
VII. Notes on the Geology of the Patea District. By P. G. Morgan, M.A., F.G.S., Director of the Geological Survey, New Zealand 5864
VIII. The Geological History of Eastern Marlborough. By Professor James Park, F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst. 6572
IX. The Birth and Development of New Zealand. By Professor James Park, F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst. 7376
X. Some Tertiary Mollusca, with Descriptions of New Species. By P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Hector and Hutton Medallist, and R. Murdoch 7784
XI. Fossils from the Paparoa Rapids, on the Wanganui River. By P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Hector and Hutton Medallist, and R. Murdoch 8586
XII. Tertiary Rocks near Hawera. By P. Marshall, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Hector and Hutton Medallist, and R. Murdoch 8696
XIII. Geology of the Waikato Heads District and the Kawa Unconformity. By M. J. Gilbert, M.Sc. (Rev. Brother Fergus), Sacred Heart College, Auckland 97114
XIV. Notes on the Geology of Great Barrier Island, New Zealand. By J. A. Bartrum, Auckland University College 115127
XV. A Conglomerate at Onerahi, near Whangarei, Auckland, New Zealand. By J. A. Bartrum, Auckland University College 128130
XVI. The Warped Land-surface on the South-eastern Side of the Port Nicholson Depression, Wellington, New Zealand. By C. A. Cotton, D.Sc., F.N.Z.Inst., Victoria University College, Wellington 131143
XVII. Porirua Harbour: a Study of its Shore-line and other Physiographic Features. By G. Leslie Adkin 144156
XVIII. An Account of the Geology of the Green Island Coalfield. By L. I. Grange, M.Sc., A.O.S.M. 157174
XIX. On an Ice-striated Rock-surface on the Shore of Circle Cove, Lake Manapouri. By J. M. Fowler 175
History.
Art. II. Old Redoubts, Blockhouses, and Stockades of the Wellington District. By Elsdon Best, F.N.Z.Inst. 1428
III. The First New Zealand Navy; with some Episodes of the Maori War in connection with the British Navy. By Herbert Baillie 2936
Zoology.
Art. XX. Notes on New Zealand Mollusca: No. 1, Descriptions of Three New Species of Polyplacophora, and of Damoniella alpha. By Miss M. K. Mestayer, Dominion Museum 176180
XXI. Notes on New Zealand Mollusca: No. 2. By Miss M. K. Mestayer, Dominion Museum 180
XXII. Notes on New Zealand Chilopoda. By Gilbert Archey, M.A., Assistant Curator, Canterbury Museum 181195
XXIII. A New Species of Shark. By Gilbert Archey, M.A., Assistant Curator, Canterbury Museum 195196
XXIV. The Leaf-mining Insects of New Zealand: Part II. By Morris N. Watt, F.E.S. 197219
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Art. XXV. Some New Zealand Amphipoda: No. 2. By Charles Chilton, M.A., D.Sc., M.B., C.M., LL.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S., F.N.Z.Inst., Hon. Mem. Roy. Soc. N.S.W.; Professor of Biology, Canterbury College, New Zealand 220234
XXVI. The Life-history of some New Zealand Insects: No. 1. By John G. Myers, F.E.S. 235237
XXVII. A Revision of the New Zealand Cicadidae (Homoptera), with Descriptions of New Species. By John G. Myers, F.E.S. 238250
XXVIII. Bionomic Notes on some New Zealand Spiders, with a Plea for the Validity of the Species Araneus orientalis Urquhart. By John G. Myers, F.E.S. 251256
XXIX. Notes on the Hemiptera of the Kermadec Islands, with an Addition to the Hemiptera Fauna of the New Zealand Subregion. By John G. Myers, F.E.S. 256257
XXX. Notes on the Blepharoceridae (Diptera) of New Zealand. By J. W. Campbell 258288
XXXI. Material for a Monograph on the Diptera Fauna of New Zealand: Part II, Family Syrphidae. By David Miller, F.E.S., Government Entomologist 289333
XXXII. Notes and Descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera. By E. Meyrick, B.A., F.R.S. 334336
XXXIII. Notes and Descriptions of New Zealand Lepidoptera. By Alfred Philpott, F.E.S., Assistant Entomologist, Cawthron Institute of Scientific Research, Nelson 337342
XXXIV. Description of a New Dragon-fly belonging to the Genus Uropetala Selys. By R. J. Tillyard, M.A., Sc.D. (Cantab.), D.Sc. (Sydney), F.L.S., F.E.S., Entomologist and Chief of the Biological Department, Cawthron Institute of Scientific Research, Nelson 343346
XXXV. Studies of New Zealand Trichoptera, or Caddis-flies: No. 1, Description of a New Genus and Species belonging to the Family Sericostomatidae. By R. J. Tillyard, M.A., Sc.D. (Cantab.), D.Sc. (Sydney), F.L.S., F.R.S., Entomologist and Chief of the Biological Department, Cawthron Institute of Scientific Research, Nelson 346350
XXXVI. Descriptions (with Illustrations) of Four Fishes new to New Zealand. By L. T. Griffin, F.Z.S., Assistant in the Auckland Museum 351357
XXXVII. Observations on certain External Parasites found upon the New Zealand Huia (Neomorpha acutirostris Gould) and not previously recorded. By George E. Mason 357359
XXXVIII. The Crab-eating Seal in New Zealand. By W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.Z.S., Dominion Museum, Wellington 360
XXXIX. Variations in Amphineura. By W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.Z.S., Dominion Museum, Wellington 361
Miscellaneous.
Art. LI. The Food Values of New Zealand Fish: Part II. By (Mrs.) Dorothy E. Johnson, B.Sc. in Home Science 472478
LII. The Chemistry of Flesh Foods—(5) The Nitrogenous Constituents of Meat-extracts. By A. M. Wright, A.I.C., F.C.S.; (Miss) J. F. Bevis, B.Sc.; and the late P. S. Nelson, M.Sc. 479483
LIII. The Anticomplementary Properties observed in certain Serum Reactions. By A. M. Wright, Captain N.Z.M.C., Bacteriologist, N.Z.E.F. 484486
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Proceedings.
Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors 489506
Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute Science Congress 506519
Wellington Philosophical Society 520524
Auckland Institute 525527
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury 528530
Otago Institute 531532
Nelson Institute 533
Manawatu Philosophical Society 533534
Wanganui Philosophical Society 534
Appendix.
New Zealand Institute Acts and Regulations 537542
Hutton Memorial Medal and Research Fund 543545
Hector Memorial Research Fund 545546
Regulations for administering the Government Research Grant 547548
Carter Bequest 548
New Zealand Institute—List of Officers, &c. 549553
Roll of Members 554569
Serial Publications received by the Library of the Institute 570575
Last of Institutions to which the Publications of the Institute are presented 576581
Index of Authors 583–584