Report of Honorary Editor.
During the year ended 31st March, 1943, the four parts of Volume 72, Transactions R.S.N.Z., comprising 439 pages and 43 plates, have been printed.
Compared with last year's volume, this is an increase of 56 pages (15 p.c.), and a decrease of 9 plates (17 p.c.).
The papers of Volume 72 are as follows:—
|Subject.||No. of Papers.||Pages.||Plates.||Figures.|
The following manuscripts have been handled during the year:—
|Manuscripts printed in Volume 72||31|
|Manuscripts being printed, Volume 73 (1)||6|
|Manuscripts in hand||5|
|Manuscripts returned to authors for revision||5|
The average time between the receipt of papers as finally approved and their date of publication has been six months, a decrease of one month, compared with the preceding year. The longest period has been twelve and a-half months.
The Editor is greatly indebted to Dr. C. O. Hutton, Associate Editor, for help always freely given, and to the referees for painstaking work.
J. Marwick, Honorary Editor.