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New Zealand Institute.

Established Under an act of The General Assembly of New Zealand Intituled The New Zealand Institute Act, 1867; Reconstituted by an act of The General Assembly of New Zealand Under The New Zealand Institute Act, 1903, and Continued by The New Zealand Institute Act, 1908.

Board of Governors.
Ex Officio.
His Excellency the Governor-General.
The Hon. the Minister of Internal Affairs.

Nominated by The Government.

Dr. Charles Chilton, F.L.S., C.M.Z.S., F.N.Z.Inst. (reappointed December, 1918); Dr. J. Allan Thomson, F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst. (reappointed December, 1919); Mr. B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.C.S., F.N.Z.Inst. (reappointed December, 1919); Dr. Leonard Cockayne, F.R.S., F.L.S., F.N.Z.Inst. (appointed June, 1921).

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Elected by Affiliated Societies (December, 1921).
Wellington Philosophical Institute Professor E. Marsden, D.Sc., F.N.Z.Inst.
Professor C. A. Cotton, D.Sc., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst.
Auckland Institute Professor H. W. Segar, M.A., Ph.D., F.N.Z.Inst.
Professor F. P. Worley, D.Sc.
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury Professor C. Coleridge Farr, D.Sc., F.P.S.L., F.N.Z.Inst.
Mr. A. M. Wright, F.C.S.
Otago Institute Hon. G. M. Thomson, F.L.S., F.N.Z.Inst., M.L.C.
Mr. W. G. Howes, F.E.S.
Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute Mr. Thomas Hyde.
Nelson Institute Dr. R. J. Tillyard, M.A., Sc.D., F.L.S., F.E.S.
Manawatu Philosophical Society Mr. M. A. Eliott.
Wanganui Philosophical Society Dr. P. Marshall, M.A., F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst.
Poverty Bay Institute Ven. Archdeacon H. W. Williams, M.A.
Officers For The Year 1922.
President: Professor H. B. Kirk, M.A., F.N.Z.Inst.

Hon. Treasurer: Mr. M. A. Eliott.

Hon. Editor: Mr. Johannes C. Andersen.

Hon. Librarian: Dr. J. Allan Thomson, F.G.S., F.N.Z.Inst.

Hon. Secretary: Mr. B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.C.S., F.N.Z.Inst.

(Box 40, Post-office, Wellington).

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Affiliated Societies.
Name of Society. Secretary's Name and Address Date of Affiliation.
Wellington Philosophical Society E. K. Lomas, Training College, Wellington 10th June, 1868.
Auckland Institute T. F. Cheeseman, Museum, Auckland 10th June, 1868.
Philosophical Institute of Canterbury G. E. Archey, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch 22nd October, 1868.
Otago Institute Wm. Martin, 21 Musselburgh Rise, Dunedin 18th October, 1869.
Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute C. F. H. Pollock, P.O. Box 301, Napier 31st March, 1875.
Nelson Institute Mrs. Margaret Graham, Nelson 20th December, 1883.
Manawatu Philosophical Society Chas. T. Salmon, P.O. Box 293, Palmerston North 6th January, 1905.
Wanganui Philosophical Society R. Murdoch, P.O. Box 221, Wanganui 2nd December, 1911.
Poverty Bay Institute John Mouat, Adams Chambers, Gladstone Road, Gisborne 1st February, 1919.

Former Honorary Members.


  • Agassiz, Professor Louis.

  • Drury, Captain Byron, R.N.

  • Finsch, Professor Otto, Ph.D.

  • Flower, Professor W. H., F.R.S.

  • Hochstetter, Dr. Ferdinand von.

  • Hooker, Sir J. D., G C.S.I., C.B., M.D., F.R.S., O.M.

  • Mueller, Ferdinand von, M.D., F.R.S., C.M.G.

  • Owen, Professor Richard, F.R.S.

  • Richards, Rear-Admiral G. H.


  • Darwin, Charles, M.A., F.R.S.

  • Gray, J. E., Ph.D., F.R.S.

  • Lindsay, W. Lauder, M.D., F.R.S.E.


  • Grey, Sir George, K.C.B.

  • Huxley, Thomas H., LL.D., F.R.S.

  • Stokes, Vice-Admiral J. L.


  • Bowen, Sir George Ferguson, G.C.M.G.

  • Gunther, A., M.D., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.

  • Lyell, Sir Charles, Bart., D.C.L., F.R.S.

  • Pickard-Cambridge, Rev. O., M.A., F.R.S., C.M.Z.S.


  • McLachlan, Robert, F.L.S.

  • Newton, Alfred, F.R.S.

  • Thomson, Professor Wyville, F.R.S.


  • Filhol, Dr. H.

  • Rolleston, Professor G., M.D., F.R.S.

  • Sclater, P. L., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.


  • Berggren, Dr. S.

  • Clarke, Rev. W. B., M.A., F.R.S.

  • Etheridge, Professor R., F.R.S.

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  • Baird, Professor Spencer F.

  • Sharp, Dr. D.

  • Weld, Frederick A., C.M.G.


  • Garrod, Professor A. H., F.R.S.

  • Muller, Professor Max, F.R.S.

  • Tenison-Woods, Rev. J. E., F.L.S.


  • The Most Noble the Marquis of Norman by, G.C.M.G.


  • Carpenter, Dr. W. B., C.B., F.R.S.

  • Ellery, Robert L. J., F.R.S.

  • Thomson, Sir William, F.R.S.


  • Gray, Professor Asa.

  • Sharp, Richard Bowdler, M.A., F.R.S.

  • Wallace, Sir A. R., F.R.S., O.M.


  • Beneden, Professor J. P. van.

  • Ettingshausen, Baron von.

  • McCoy, Professor Sir F., K.C.M.G., D.Sc., F.R.S.


  • Riley, Professor C. V.


  • Davis, J. W., F.G.S., F.L.S.


  • Mitten, William, F.R.S.


  • Langley, S. P.

  • Lydekker, Richard, F.R.S.


  • Agardh, Dr. J. G.

  • Avebury, Lord, P.C., F.R.S.

  • Massee, George, F.L.S., F.R.M.S.


  • Eve, H. W., M.A.

  • Howes, G. B., LL.D., F.R.S.


  • Milne, J., F.R.S.


  • Darwin, Sir George, F.R.S.


  • Bruce, Dr. W. S.


  • Arber, E. A. Newell, M.A., Sc.D., F.G.S., F.L.S.

Former Manager and Editor.

[Under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867.]


  • Hector, Sir James, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

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Past Presidents.


  • Hutton, Captain Frederick Wollaston, F.R.S.


  • Hector, Sir James, M.D. K.C.M.G., F.R.S.


  • Thomson, George Malcolm, F.L.S.


  • Hamilton, A.


  • Cheeseman, T. F., F.L.S., F.Z.S.


  • Chilton, C., M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S.


  • Petrie, D., M.A., Ph.D.


  • Benham, W. B., M.A., D.Sc., F.Z.S., F.R.S.


  • Cockayne, L., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.N.Z.Inst.


  • Easterfield, T. H., M. A., Ph.D., F.N.Z.Inst.

Honorary Members.


  • Liversidge, Professor A., M.A., F.R.S., Fieldhead, Coombe Warren, Kingston Hill, England.

  • Nordstedt, Professor Otto, Ph.D., University of Lund, Sweden.


  • Goodale, Professor G. L., M.D., LL.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.


  • Codrington, Rev. R. H., D.D., Wadhurst Rectory, Sussex, England.

  • Thiselton - Dyer, Sir W. T., K.C.M.G., C.I.E., LL.D., M.A., F.R.S., Witcombe, Gloucester, England.


  • Goebel, Professor Dr. Carl von, University of Munich.


  • Sars, Professor G. O., University of Christiania, Norway.


  • Klotz, Professor Otto J., 437 Albert Street, Ottawa, Canada.


  • Rutherford, Professor Sir E., D.Sc., F.R.S. F.N.Z.Inst., Nobel Laureate, Cambridge, England.

  • David, Professor T. Edgeworth, F.R.S., C.M.G., Sydney University, N.S.W.


  • Beddard, F.E., D.Sc., F.R.S., Zoological Society, London.

  • Brady, G. S., D.Sc., F.R.S., University of Durham, England.

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    • Dendy, Dr. A., F.R.S., King's College, University of London, England.

    • Diels, Professor L., Ph.D., University of Marburg.

    • Meyrick, E., B.A., F.R.S., Marlborough College, England.

    • Stebbing, Rev. T. R. R., F.R.S., Tunbridge Wells, England.

    • Davis, Professor W. Morris, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.

    • Hemsley, Dr. W. Botting, F.R.S., Kew Lodge, St. Peter's Road, Broadstairs, Kent, England.

    • Balfour, Professor I. Bayley, F.R.S., Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

    • Haswell, Professor W. A., F.R.S, Mimihau, Woollahra Point, Sydney.

    • Bateson, Professor W., F.R.S., Merton, Surrey, England.

    • Massart, Professor Jean, University of Brussels, Belgium.

    • Mellor, Joseph William, D.Sc. (N.Z.), Sandon House, Regent Street, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

    • Fraser, Sir J. G., D.C.L., No. 1 Brick Court, Temple, London, E.C. 4.

    • Gregory, Professor J. W., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.G.S., University, Glasgow.

    • Hall, Sir A. D., M.A., K.C.B., F.R.S., Ministry of Agriculture, London.

    • Mawson, Sir Douglas, B.E., D.Sc., The University, Box 498, G.P.O., Adelaide.

    • Woods, Henry, M.A., F.R.S., F.G.S., University, Cambridge.

    Original Fellows of The New Zealand Institute.

    • (See New Zealand Gazette, 20th November, 1919.)

    • Aston, Bernard Cracroft, F.I.C., F.C.S.

    • *Benham, Professor William Blaxland, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.Z.S.

    • †Best, Elsdon.

    • *Cheeseman, Thomas Frederick, F.L.S., F.Z.S.

    • *Chilton, Professor Charles, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., M.B., C.M., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S.

    • * Cockayne, Leonard, Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S.

    • Easterfield, Professor Thomas Hill, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S.

    • Farr, Professor Clinton Coleridge, D.Sc., F.P.S.L., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E.

    • Hogben, George, C.M.G., M.A., F.G.S.

    • Hudson, George Vernon, F.E.S.

    • Kirk, Professor Harry Borrer, M.A.

    • Marshall, Patrick, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., F.E.S.

    • *Petrie, Donald, M.A., Ph.D.

    • Rutherford, Sir Ernest, Kt., F.R.S., D.Sc., Ph.D., LL.D.

    • Segar, Professor Hugh William, M.A.

    • Smith, Stephenson Percy, F.R.G.S.

    • Speight, Robert, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S.

    • Thomas, Professor Algernon Phillips Withiel, M.A., F.L.S.

    • *Thomson, Hon. George Malcolm, F.L.S., M.L.C.

    • Thomson, James Allan, M.A., D.Sc., A.O.S.M., F.G.S.

    Fellows Elected, 1921.

    • Cotton, Charles Andrew, D.Sc., A.O.S.M., F.G.S.

    • Hilgendorf, Frederick William, B.A., D.Sc.

    • Holloway, Rev. John Ernest, L.Th., D.Sc.

    • Park, Professor James, M.Am.Inst.M.E., M.Inst.M.M., F.G.S.

    Fellows Elected, 1922.

    • Laing, Robert Maloolm, M.A., B.Sc.

    • Marsden, Ernest, D.Sc., F.R.A.S.

    • Morgan, Peroy Gates, M.A., F.G.S., A.O.S.M.

    • Sommerville, Duncan McLaren Young, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.E.

    * Past President.
    ‡ Hutton Medallist.

    [Footnote] † Hector Medallist.