Index:Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute - Volume 1 (2nd ed.).djvu

Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute - Volume 1 (2nd ed.).djvu
Title Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, Volume 1
Author Various
Editor James Hector
Year 1868
Publisher New Zealand Institute
Location Wellington
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CONTENTS.




NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE.


MINUTES OF MEETINGS, 1868.
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Inaugural Meeting 1
Reply by Mr. Fox to the President's Inaugural Address 1–2
On recent Earthquakes and Wave Phenomena. By Dr. Hector 3–4
Valedictory Address by the Governors of the Institute to Sir G. Grey, K.C.B. 4–5
Address on the Moa (abstract). By the Hon. W. B. D. Mantell, F.G.S. 5–7
Inaugural Address of the President, H.E. Sir George F. Bowen, G.C.M.G. 9–15
TRANSACTIONS.
Art. I.—On Boulders and Travelled Blocks in the Wellington Province. By J. C. Crawford, F.G.S. 19–20
Art. II.—On the Measurements of Dinornis Bones. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S 21–30
Art. III.—On Hybridization, with reference to Variation in Plants. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 31–35
Art. IV.—On the recent Earthquakes and Wave Phenomena observed in New Zealand. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S., Director of the Geological Survey of New Zealand 35–40
Second Communication on the same subject. By Dr. Hector 40–42
Third Communication on the same subject. By Dr. Hector 42–47
Art. V.—On a new Mode for the direct Desilvering of Argentiferous Gold. By William Skey, Analytical Chemist to the Geological Survey of New Zealand 47–48
Art. VI.—Notes on Herr Finsch's Review of Mr. Walter Buller's Essay on New Zealand Ornithology. By the Author 49–57
Art. VI.a.Notes on Mr. Walter Buller's Essay on the Ornithology of New Zealand. By Dr. Otto Finsch, Bremen. Translated from the German 58–73
Art. VII.—On the Celtic Origin of the English Vowel Sounds. By the Right Reverend C. J. Abraham, Bishop of Wellington 73–75
Art. VIII.—On the Island of Rapa. By Captain John Vine Hall 75–83
Art. IX.—Notes on Plants observed during a Visit to the North of Auckland. By T. Kirk 84–88
Art. X.—On the Botany of the Great Barrier Island. By T. Kirk 88–99
Catalogue of Plants found on the South and South-east Coasts of the Little Barrier Island. By T. Kirk 99–100
Catalogue of Naturalized Plants observed at Kororarika, Bay of Islands. By T. Kirk 100–101
Art. XI.—On some Experiments in Hydraulic Mortar, in Auckland. By James Stewart, Assoc. Inst. C.E. 101–104
Art. XII.—Notes on the Birds of the Great Barrier Island. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.G.S. 104–106
Art. XIII.—Notes on the Birds of the Little Barrier Island. By Captain F. W. Hutton 106
Art. XIV.—Notes on the Basin of Te Tarata, Rotomahana. By Captain F. W. Hutton 106–108
Art. XV.—Description of Arid Island, Hauraki Gulf. By Captain F. W. Hutton and T. Kirk 108–112
Art. XVI.—On the Geology of the Island of Pakihi. By Captain F. W. Hutton 113
Art. XVII.—On the Utilization of the Phormium tenax. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 114–119
Art. XVIII.—On the Chatham Islands. By H. H. Travers 119–127
Art. XIX.—Notes on the Rock Specimens collected by H. H. Travers, Esq., on the Chatham Islands. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.G.S., F.L.S 127–129
Art. XX.—On the Present State of Applied Science in the Canterbury Province. By E. Dobson, C.E., Provincial Engineer. 129–145
Art. XXI.—On the Wave Phenomena observed in Lyttelton Harbour, 15th August, 1868. By Captain F. D. Gibson, Chief Harbour Master 146
Art. XXII.—On the recent Earthquakes on Land and Sea. By Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S. 147–154
ESSAYS.
On the Geographical Botany of New Zealand. Explanatory of the three following Essays. By James Hector, M.D., F.R.S. 157–160
On the Leading Features of the Geographical Botany of the Provinces of Nelson and Marlborough, New Zealand. By Sir David Monro, M.D. 161–174
Remarks on a Comparison of the General Features of the Flora of the Provinces of Nelson and Marlborough with that of Canterbury. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 174–179
Sketch of the Botany of Otago. By John Buchanan, of the Geological Survey of New Zealand 181–212
On the Ornithology of New Zealand. By Walter Buller, F.L.S. 213–231
On the Geographic and Economic Botany of the North Island of New Zealand. By William Colenso, F.L.S. 233–283
On the Cultivation and Acclimatization of Trees and Plants. By A. Ludlam 285–304
On the Geology of the North Island of New Zealand. By the Hon. J. Coutts Crawford, F.G.S. 305–328
A Short Sketch of the Maori Races. By Edward Shortland 329–338
On the Maori Races of New Zealand. By William Colenso, F.L.S. 339–424
PROCEEDINGS.
Wellington Philosophical Society.
On Building Materials for New Zealand. By J. C. Crawford, F.G.S. 429–430
On the Amount of Silver in Gold from Makara. By W. Skey 430–431
Results of an Analysis of the fixed Constituents of Rain Water, collected from a Galvanized Iron Roof. By W. Skey 431
On Supposed Coal from the Auckland Islands. By W. Skey 431
On Extract of Towai Bark. By W. Skey 431
On the Water from the Whangaehu River, Onetapu, Auckland. By W. Skey 431–432
On Phosphate of Lime for Manure. By W. Skey 432
On Coal from Preservation Inlet. By W. Skey 432
Remarks on some of the Coleopterous Insects which injure Trees in the neighbourhood of Wellington. By R. H. Huntley 432–433
Proposed Improvement in the Mechanical Separation of Liquids from each other in certain Analyses for Alkaloids. By W. Skey 433–434
On the Solubility of Alkaloids generally in certain Hydrocarbons, and the proposed Substitution of Benzol for Ether in the Separation of certain of the Alkaloids. By W. Skey 434
Notes on the proposed Substitution of Cyanide of Potassium for Sodium, in certain amalgamating Processes for the Extraction of Cold from Metallic Sulphides, &c. By W. Skey 434–435
Report on the Geology of the Country between the Lower Clutha and Mataura Rivers. By John Buchanan, Geol. Survey of N.Z. 435
Report on the Geology of the Great Barrier Island. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.G.S 435
Notes on the Earthquake felt in Wellington on the 1st of February, 1868. By the Bishop of Wellington 436
Notes on New Zealand Agricultural Implements. By R. Pharazyn, F.R.G.S. 436
On a new Chiton found in Wellington Harbour. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 437
On a Fluke from the intestinal Canal of a Snapper. By W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. 437
Suggestions and Experiments on the Smelting of Taranaki Iron Sand. By R. Pharazyn, F.R.G.S. 437–438
Yield of Gold throughout the World, from the Discovery of America in 1492 to the present Time 439–440
Account of Analyses made by Geological Survey Department. By Dr. Hector 440–441
On Indications of Changes in the Level of the Coast Line of the Southern Part of the North Island. By J. C. Crawford, F.G.S. 442–443
On Variation in the New Zealand Flora. By John Buchanan 443
Account of a Meteor seen at Karori, near Wellington, 5th August, 1868. By E. Baker 443–444
On the Orthography of the Maori Language. By J. C. Crawford, F.G.S. 444–445
Description of the Maori House at the Colonial Museum. By Tareha, M.H.R. 445–446
Notice of a Sword-fish presented to the Museum by Dr. Knox. By Dr. Hector 447–448
On the Mineralogy of Gold in New Zealand. By Dr. Hector 448
On the Analysis of Auriferous Rocks from the Thames Gold Fields. By Dr. Hector 449
On New Zealand Mean Time. By Dr. Hector 451–453
On the Merits of Patent Slips. By J. R. George, C.E. 453–455
On the Merits of Graving Docks. By J. Balfour, C.E., Marine Engineer 455
Auckland Institute.
Inaugural Address of the President, Frederick Whitaker 456–463
On the Crater of White Island. By Dr. Rolston and Lieut. Edwin 463–465
On the Mechanical Principles involved in the Flight of the Albatros. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.G.S. 465–467
Notes on Land and Fresh-water Shells, collected in the Northern Part of the Province of Auckland, April, 1868. By T. B. Gillies 467–468
On Thames Auriferous Quartz. By Geo. Ford, Gold-mining Chemist 468
On Agricultural Chemistry. By John Lowe, C.E. 470–471
On Sinking Funds. By Capt. F. W. Hutton 472
On the supposed Rise in the Land about Auckland. By the Rev. A. G. Purchas, M.R.C.S. 472
On the Preparation of Native Flax. By the Rev. A. G. Purchas, M.R.C.S. 472–475
Analyses of Waters from Hot Springs at Waiwera, near Mahurangi, Auckland. By Dr. Hector 476–477
Description of the Wangape Hot Springs. By Captain F. W. Hutton, F.G.S. 477
On some remarkable Circumstances connected with the Saving of Gold. By F. Whitaker 477–479
On the best Method of saving Gold at the Thames. By the Rev. A. G. Purchas, M.R.C.S. 479–481
APPENDIX.
Meteorological Statistics of New Zealand, to end of 1867 485–487
List of Members of Societies incorporated with the New Zealand Institute 488–490

Contents.
List of Illustrations.
Board of Governors of the New Zealand Institute xiii.
Abstracts of Rules and Statutes of the New Zealand Institute xiii.–xv.
List of Incorporated Societies xv.
Officers of Incorporated Societies, and Extracts from the Rules xv.–xvii.