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Volume 79, 1951
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The Royal Society of New Zealand,
Council for

Established under an Act of the General Assembly of New Zealand Entituled the New Zealand Institute Act, 1867; Reconstituted under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1903; Continued under the New Zealand Institute Act, 1908; and Reconstituted under the Royal Society of New Zealand Act, 1933.

Honorary Patron.

His Excellency the Governor-General.

Ex Officio.

The Hon. the Minister for Scientific and Industrial Research.


R. A. Falla, M.A., D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.


F. R. Callaghan, M.A. (N.Z.), F.R.E.S.

Government Representatives.

  • 1949. G. E. Archey, O.B.E., M.A., D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.Z.S., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1949. F.R. Callaghan, M.A., F.R.E.S.

  • 1950. B. C. Aston, C.B.E., F.R.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z.

  • 1950. W. R. B. Oliver, D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

Elected by Member Bodies.

Auckland Institute L. H. Briggs, D.Sc. (N.Z.), D.Phil. (Oxon.), F.N.Z.I.C., F.R.S.N.Z.
A. T. Pycroft.
Wellington Branch L. Bastings, B.A., D.Sc. (N.Z.), M.Sc. (Cantab.), F.Inst.P.
J. T. Salmon, M.Sc., D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.E.S., F.R.S.N.Z., A.R.P.S.
Canterbury Branch R. S. Allan, D.Sc. (N.Z.), Ph.D. (Cantab.), F.R.S.N.Z., F.G.S.
O. H. Frankel, M.Agr.Sc. (N.Z.), D.Agr. (Berlin), F.R.S.N.Z.
Otago Branch C. M. Focken, B.Sc., B.M.E. (Melb.), D.Phil. (Oxon.), M.S. (Colorado).
O. H. Keys, M.Sc., A.R.I.C., A.N.Z.I.C.
Hawke's Bay Branch J. D. H. Buchanan, M.A. (Cantab.), B.Sc. (N.Z.).
Nelson Institute D. Miller, M.Sc., Ph.D. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.
Southland Branch R. W. Willett, M.Sc. (N.Z.), F.G.S.

Co-opted Member.

J. Marwick, M.A., D.Sc. (N.Z.), F.R.S.N.Z.

Hon. Treasurer.

S. Cory Wright, M.C.