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Volume 70, 1940-41
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Council for 1939–40.

Established Under an act of The General Assembly of New Zealand. Intituled The New Zealand Institute Act, 1867; Reconstituted Under Zealand Institute Act, 1908; and Reconstituted Under The Royal The New Zealand Institute Act, 1903; Continued Under The New Society of New Zealand Act, 1933.

Honorary Patron.
His Excellency the Governor-General.
Council.

Ex Officio.

  • The Hon. Minister of Scientific and Industrial Research.

  • President: Rev. J. E. Holloway, L.Th., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Vice-President: Professor W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

Government Representatives.

  • Professor E. R. Hudson, B.Agr., B.Sc. (1939)

  • Dr. E. Marsden, C.B.E., F.R.A.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (1939)

  • Mr. B. C. Aston, F.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z. (1940).

  • Dr. W. R. B. Oliver, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (1940)

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Elected by Member Bodies.
Auckland Institute Mr. G. Archey, O.B.E., M.A., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Prof. H. W. Segar, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Wellington Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Dr. H. H. Allan, M.A., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Mr. F. R. Callaghan, M.A., F.R.E.S.
Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. R. A. Falla, M.A.
Dr. F. W. Hilgendorf, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.
Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. C. M. Focken, B.M.E., B.Sc.
Mr. G. Simpson, F.L.S.
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr G. V. Hudson, F.E.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Nelson Institute Prof. Sir Thos. H. Easterfield, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.
Manawatu Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr. M. A. Eliott.
Southland Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr. J. H. Sorensen.

Co-Opted Member.

  • Dr. P. Marshall, M.A., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

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Officers for The Year 1939–40.

  • President: Rev. J. E. Holloway, L.Th., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Vice-President: Prof. W. P. Evans, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

Hon. Treasurer: Mr M. A. Eliott.

  • Hon. Editor: Dr. J. Marwick, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Hon. Librarian: Professor H. B. Kirk, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Hon. Returning Officer: Professor H. W. Segar, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • Secretary: Miss M. Wood, Royal Society of New Zealand, Victoria University College, Wellington, New Zealand.

Member Bodies.
Name of Society. Secretary's Name and Address. Date of Affiliation.
Auckland Institute Mr G. Archey, Institute and Museum, Auckland June 10, 1868
Wellington Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr J. T. Salmon, Dominion Museum, Wellington. June 10, 1868
Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of N.Z. Mr. R. S. Duff, Canterbury Museum, Chch. October 22, 1868
Otago Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. H. D. Skinner, Otago Museum, Dunedin. October 18, 1869
Nelson Institute Mr O. B. Pemberton, Cawthron Institute, Nelson. December 20, 1883
Hawke's Bay Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr W. Goodwin Ball, Hawke's Bay Gallery and Museum, Napier. March 31, 1875
Manawatu Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Dr. J. Melville, 83 Marne Street, Palmerston North. 1935
Southland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Mr J. H. Sorensen, Southland Museum, Invercargill. October 31, 1939

Former Manager and Editor
(Under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867.)
1867–1903.—Sir James Hector, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

Past Presidents.

  • 1903-04.—Hutton, Captain Frederick Wollaston, F.R.S.

  • 1905-06.—Hector, Sir James, M.D., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.

  • 1907-08.—Thomson, George Malcolm, F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1909-10.—Hamilton, Augustus.

  • 1911-12.—Cheeseman, Thomas Frederick, F.L.S., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1913-14.—Chilton, Charles, M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., F.L.S., C.M.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1915.——Petrie, Donald, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1916-17.—Benham, Sir William Blaxland, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1918-19.—Cockayne, Leonard, C.M.G., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1920-21.—Easterfield, Sir Thomas Hill, M.A., Ph.D., F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1922-23.—Kirk, Harry Borrer, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1924-25.—Marshall, Patrick, M.A., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1926-27.—Aston, Bernard Cracroft, F.I.C., F.C.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1928.——Thomson, J. Allan, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z. (Mr B. C. Aston reappointed May, 1928, vice Dr J. Allan Thomson, deceased).

  • 1929-30.—Farr, Clinton Coleridge, D.Sc., F.R.S., F.P.S.L., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1931-32.—Segar, Hugh William, M.A., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1933-34.—Speight, Robert, M.A., M.Sc., F.G.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1935-36.—Williams, Rt. Rev. Bishop, M.A., Litt.D. (Cantab & N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1937-38.—Evans, Prof. W. P., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.N.Z.