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TRANSACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS
POLYNESIAN SOCIETY.

A MEETING of the Council was held in New Plymouth, on August 26th, 1902, Mr. W. Kerr in the chair. Amongst other business transacted was the following:—

New members elected:—

  • 344 James Cowan, “Star” Office, Auckland, N.Z.
  • 345 Geo. Graham, c/o Wynyard & Purchas, Auckland, N.Z.
  • 346 Mrs. Jane Brown, Auckland, N.Z.

Papers received:—

  • 242 A Kumara Planting Song. J. Cowan.
  • 243 An Arawa Tangi. J. Cowan.
  • 244 The Vigisimal System of Counting, Aitutaki Island. J. T. Large.
  • 245 The Manu, or Maori Kite. A. Hamilton.

Four members were struck off the roll for non-payment of subscriptions, and the deaths of four others (see Obituary) were reported.

It was ordered that a copy of the following resolution be sent to the Hon. the Native Minister:—

“That the Native Minister be urged by this Society finally to approve and have gazetted regulations under “The Maori Antiquities Act, 1901,” in order that the provisions of the Act may become actively operative, and that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to each member of Parliament who is a member of the Society.”

The following is a list of Exchanges, &c., received since last Meeting:—

  • 1320 Memoirs, Pauahi Bishop Museum. Vol. 1, No. 4. Ancient Hawaiian Stone Implements. (Will be reviewed next Journal)
  • 1321 La Géographie. April, 1902.
  • 1322 Boletin de la Real Academia de Ciencias y Artes de Barcelona. Vol. ii., No. 3.
  • 1323–25 Boletin de la Real Academia de Ciencias y Artes de Barcelona. Vol. v., Nos. 13, 14, 15.
  • 1326 The Geographical Journal. May, 1902.
  • 1327–8–9 Journal Royal Colonial Institute. March, April, May, 1902.
  • 1330 Revue de l'Ecole d'Anthropologie de Paris. May, 1902.
  • 1331 Science of Man. February, 1902.
  • 1332 Science of Man. June, 1902.
  • 1333 La Géographie. May, 1902.
  • 1334 Tijdschrift voor Indische Taal-Land-en Volkenkunde. Deel xlv.
  • 1335 Notulen van de Algemeene, &c., Bataviaasch Genootschap. Deel xxxix.—4.
  • 1336 Brieven van an Aan. Mr. H. J. Van de Graaf. 1816–1826. Deel 1–2.
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  • 1337–8 Mittheilungen der Anthropologischen Gesellschaft in Wien. Band xxx.—4, 5, 6. 1900.
  • 1339 Na Mata. June, 1902.
  • 1340–41 Science of Man. May, July, 1902.
  • 1342–1345 Memorias de la Real Academia de Ciencias y Artes de Barcelona. Vol. iv., Nos. 16, 17, 18, 19.
  • 1346–47 Journal Royal Colonial Institute. June and July, 1902.
  • 1348–49 Berichte uber Land-und Forestwirtschaft in Deutsch-Ostafrika. Heft 1—2.
  • 1350–51 Bulletin et Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris. Vol. xii., 4—6.
  • 1352 Revue de l'École d'Anthropologie de Paris. June, 1902.
  • 1353 Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indé. Deel liv.
  • 1354 Register of de Eerste 50 Deelen (1853–1899) van de “Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indië. June, 1901
  • 1355 Bulletin de la Société de Géographie de Paris. June, 1902.
  • 1356 The Tokyo Imperial University Calender. 1901–2.
  • 1357 Eighteenth Annual Report, Bureau of American Ethnology. Part 2. 1899.