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VOL. XXIV. 1915.

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    No. 93.— MARCH, 1915.
  • Annual Meeting of the Society, Annual Report of the Council PAGE i
  • Balance Sheet v
  • Members of the Society vi
  • List of Exchanges xi
  • Books, etc., received during, 1914 xiii
  • The Lore of the Whare-wānanga—
  • Te Kauwae-raro—Upoko X. 1
  • Te Kauwae-raro—Chapter X. 12
  • Bone Carving Tools of the Maori. By H. D. Skinner 24
  • The Story of Kahu-pungapunga. By Rev. H. J. Fletcher 26
  • Proceedings 28
    No. 94.— JUNE, 1915.
  • The Lore of the Whare-wānanga—
  • Te Kauwae-raro—Upoko XI. 29
  • Te Kauwae-raro—Chapter XI. 42
  • History of Ngati-Kahu-ngunu. By T. W. Downes 57
  • Polynesian Linguistics. By Sidney H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I. 62
  • The Earliest Samoan Prints. By W. Churchill, B.A., F.R.A.I. 65
  • The Native Dog of Western Polynesia. By B. G. Mahony 69
  • An Instance of Maori Chivalry. By S. Percy Smith 70
  • Estimate of the Maori Population, North Island circa 1840 72
  • Obituary. Miss Teuira Henry 74
  • Notes and Queries—
  • 256. The American Indians 75
  • 257. Evolution of the Tautau 75
  • 258. Memoirs of the Polynesian Society 75
  • 259. The Carnegie Institute, New York 75
  • 260. Origin of the Word Papua 76
  • Proceedings 76
    No. 95.— SEPTEMBER, 1915.
  • History of the Ngati-Kahu-ngunu. By T. W. Downes 77
  • The Origin of the Upright Stones at O-nga-roto, Upper Waikato 86
  • Polynesian Linguistics. By Sidney H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I. 92
  • Traditions and Legends of Southland. By H. Beattie 98
  • Review.—“Pele and Hiiaka,” “Legends of Old Honolulu” 113
  • Legends of the Niua Islands. By H. G. Mahony 116
  • A Samoan Legend 118
  • Proceedings 120
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    No. 96.— DECEMBER, 1915.
  • History of Ngati-Kahu-ngunu. By T. W. Downes 121
  • Traditions and Legends of Southland. By H. Beattie 130
  • Extracts from Dr. Wyatt Gills' Papers 140
  • Some Myths and Folk Stories from Epi, New Hebrides. By.Rev. T. E. Riddle, communicated by Robt. M. Laing 156
  • Notes and Queries—
  • 261. Spirits of the Dead, in Tonga Islands 168
  • 262. A Method of Catching Fish at Niuafo'ou 168
  • Proceedings 169
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VOL. XXIV.—1915.

THE Annual Meeting took place on the 3rd March, 1915, when several members attended, the President in the chair. The Minutes of the last Annual Meeting were read and confirmed, as also the Report of the Council for the year ending 31st December, 1914, which, together with the Annual Accounts were ordered to be printed in the next ‘Journal.’

Mr. S. Percy Smith was elected President for the ensuing year, and in accordance with the rules two members of the Council were balloted out, viz.: Messrs. Corkill and Fraser, who, being eligible, were re-elected. The vacancy in the Council due to the death of Mr. Parker was filled by the election of Mr. F. C. Tribe to that office.

Mr. Wm. Churchill, B.A., was elected an Honorary Member, he having been for many years a Corresponding Member.

Sir J. G. Fraser, D.C.L., LL.D., Litt.D., was also elected an Honorary Member.

It was decided to ask His Excellency the Governor to become a patron of the Society, his two predecessors in the same office being already Patrons.

Mr. W. D. Webster again undertook the office of Honorary Auditor for the Society.


THE Council has pleasure in presenting to the Annual Meeting its Twenty-second Report, being the proceedings of the Society during the past twelve months.

We have now been in existence as a Society for twenty-three years, and have published twenty-three volumes of Transactions and Proceedings, besides one volume of ‘Memoirs,’ and three other volumes being reprints in book form of papers originally appearing in our Quarterly Journal. The volume of ‘Memoirs,’ referred to above, is “The Lore of the Whare-wānanga,” which contains valuable matter, parts of which have never been hinted at in previous publications and which have met with high approval from some of the most learned Ethnologists of England. A second part of this same work, dealing with the history of the East Coast tribes, is now going through our ‘Journal’ and will appear in book form on its completion. The Society is to be congratulated on the acquisition of the original matter contained in these two volumes, for, although known for some years past to be in existence, objections have always been raised heretofore, by the owner of it, to its publication. It is now on permanent record for future reference.

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The papers now publishing in the ‘Journal,’ by Mr. T. W. Downes, whilst partially overlapping the work referred to above, are practically a continuation of it down to the present time. The East Coast Ngati-Kahu-ngunu tribe, and the West Coast Taranaki-Ati-awa tribes will thus have a fairly complete history from very ancient times down to the present day. Mr. Elsdon Best's History of the Urewera (or Tuhoe) tribes, which is also going through our ‘Journal,’ and the slighter sketch of the Northern Ngati-Whatua tribe, together with Mr. Downes' sketch of the Whanganui tribes, form together a considerable mass of matter that will be of inestimatable value to the future historian of New Zealand prior to the European occupation, and cover a large part of the North Island. Whether we shall ever get the histories of the other parts—beyond the scattered notices now on record—is very doubtful.

Of other parts of Polynesia outside New Zealand, the last year's ‘Journal’ contains nothing but some Philological notes on the language of Ulawa, one of the Solomon Islands, by the Rev. W. G. Ivens. In this part of the area covered by our field of operations, we lack translations of the papers in hand. Particularly is it the case with the Marquesan Island traditions, which M. Lagard, of Tahiti, very kindly undertook to attempt the translation of; but he finds great difficulty in doing so, and has been obliged to refer to people living in the group itself to help him. As has been before pointed out our volume of MSS. is believed to be the only one in existence, and it is quite out of the question that the same information could be again collected.

We have also a series of Rarotongan MSS. not yet translated, but hope that Mr. Savage, of that Island, who has so often rendered help before, may find the time to assist in this matter again. These papers are of considerable importance in connection with various Polynesian migrations.

We may fairly claim that our Society has been the means of rescuing from oblivion a large amount of matter that but for our efforts would never have been made known to the world. The history of the Polynesian people has made great strides since we took up the work twenty-three years ago, and is in fact becoming a consistent whole; and the beliefs, manners and customs, migrations, illustrations of their various dialects, and their philosophy are becoming clearer from year to year. The student of the future will find in our records matter that carefully studied will in the end lead to the final solution of the origin of the Polynesian people, besides illustrating the life-history of a branch of the human race that seventy years ago was in the “Stone Age.”

Whilst we believe that everything we have published has a bearing on the questions the Society was founded to solve, no doubt many of the articles appearing in the ‘Journal’ are not of much interest to the general reader. But to those who are really students of the Polynesian race, each subject finds in some one or other of our members a responsive chord.

As time goes on, it is only natural that accumulation of fresh matter tends to modify the views held by our members in the early stages of our existence, nor is this peculiar to our Society, This may be illustrated by the fact that for many years it was supposed that the Maori was the only race that had inhabited New Zealand. It gradually dawned upon us from the study of matter contributed to our ‘Journal’ that these islands were inhabited before the advent of the six well-known canoes in the fourteenth century, and now this has become a certainty, so far as anything of the kind can be certain; and we can now believe that a people who were not pure Polynesians, nor pure Melanesians, but having a strain of both races in them, were the earliest occupants of New Zealand. Beyond the fact that this people came from the Western Pacific (unlike the Maoris, who came from the - iii East), we do not as yet know their origin, nor the date of their arrival, though we do know that it was after the discovery of the islands by Kupe, somewhere about the tenth century.

Outside the publications of the Society there have been a few notable contributions to the history of the race which gives its name to our Society, within the last few years. Among them may be mentioned our Hon. Member Mr. Wm. Churchill's three works, dealing with the Philology, and in a subsiduary way, with the wanderings of the people. Needless to say Mr. Churchill's researches lead him in the same direction as other investigations into the origin of the race in the far west, though he does not commit himself to tracing the people further west than Indonesia. Our Member Dr. Newman, in his book “Who are the Maoris?” has gathered together a vast amount of information at first hand, dealing with the race, from Indian and other sources, corroborative of Polynesian Traditions. Whilst we cannot agree with all the author's statements and conclusions, his work must remain a permanent source of information on many of the subjects he deals with.

Of other works, outside our own publications, we look forward to seeing at some time, two contributions that will—we understand—deal exclusively with Polynesian matters, and which have, we suggest, been too long delayed. We refer to Mr. Churchill's “Samoa o le vavau” (Ancient Samoa), introductory to which are the three works referred to in the last paragraph; and to Miss Teuira Henry's work on “Tahiti and its Traditions.” Until these works appear Polynesian History cannot be dealt with comprehensively from the traditional point of view. We shall never, we fear, possess a good work on the Tonga traditions; the man who could have executed it has, alas! passed on to the majority. We refer to the Rev. J. E. Moultan, for so many years resident in Tonga, and one of its—if not the greatest—most distinguished linguists. Outside our own publications, past and to come, and the works alluded to above, we shall not, it is to be feared, see any very extensive works on the Polynesians written by those who know the people and the language thoroughly.

Previous reports have alluded to the new Maori Dictionary, a work which was undertaken by the Ven. Archdeacon H. W. Williams. We now learn from him that he has made arrangements to devote a greater portion of his busy life to the completion of this great undertaking, so that possibly next year may see the work in print. It is well that it should be out, for some people are saying “this appears to be another case of the Colenso Dictionary,” quite misunderstanding the enormous amount of work involved. It was in December, 1903, the Hon. The Premier authorised the incidental expenditure connected with the Dictionary. The Archdeacon has had the use of all—or most—of the collections of Maori words made by scholars in New Zealand, so the work when issued should be comprehensive. We quite recently learned from Honolulu, that a new and more comprehensive edition of Andrews' “Hawaiian Dictionary” is to be taken in hand by a first-rate Hawaiian Scholar.

Our library continues to increase by the addition of books, etc., obtained by exchange with other Societies, and occasional gifts, for we are not in a position financially to purchase works, though there are many appearing each year that should find a place on our shelves. Some of our exchange Societies are most liberal, and we gladly acknowledge that we receive from them more than we give. But our library is not used by members to the extent it might be. Not only members of the Society but others, under proper introduction and conditions, are welcomed as borrowers, and our Hon. Secretary, Mr. W. W. Smith attends each Monday evening to issue books etc., to any one wishing to borrow. Thanks to the - iv civility of the governing body of the Technical College we have free quarters for our library, in a fire-proof building, but the time is fast approaching when the wall-space will be exhausted and new quarters will have to be found.

Our membership does not increase as it should do; as a matter of fact, through deaths and resignations, we number less on the 31st December last than for the past few years. At that date our membership was as follows:—

Patrons 2
Honorary Members 9
Corresponding Members 14
Contributing Members 155
Total 180

We lost seven members through death, amongst whom was one of our original members and founders—Mr. J. R. Blair, of Wellington—and Messrs. G. H. Davies, C. W. Govett, F. Y. Lethbridge, Taylor White, and Dr. W. M. Woodworth. Some members have been struck off the roll for non-payment of their subscriptions. The strength of the Society might be increased if our members would interest themselves in inducing their friends to join. The thanks of the Society are due to those gentlemen (very few in number) who have induced others to join.

In the matter of finances, the Balance Sheet of our Treasurer, shows a credit of £8 3s. 11d., against which there is a liability of some £30 (since paid off). The war has certainly affected our finances in the matter of resignations, for that has been the reason assigned for some of them; and a German order for over £50 worth of our publications was returned on our hands, as they could not be delivered.

In concluding this report the Council tenders its thanks to those members who have contributed papers to the ‘Journal,’ many of which are of great value.

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VOL. XXIV.—1915.

The sign * before a name indicates an original member or founder.

As this list will be published annually, the Secretaries would be obliged if members will supply any omission, or notify change of address

  • The Right Hon. Baron Plunket, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., ex-Governor of New Zealand, Old Connaught, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.
  • The Right Hon. Baron Islington, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., ex-Governor of New Zealand, Government Offices, Downing Street, London.
  • His Excellency The Right Hon. The Earl of Liverpool, M.V., G.C.M.G., Governor of New Zealand.
  • Liliuokalani, ex-Queen of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian Isles
  • Rev. R. H. Codrington, D.D., Chichester, England
  • Rev. Prof. A. H. Sayce, M.A., Queen's College, Oxford, England
  • Right Hon. Sir J. G. Ward, Bart., K.C.M.G., P.C., LL.D., M.P., Wellington
  • H. G. Seth-Smith, M.A., Chief Judge N.L. Court of Appeal, Auckland
  • Prof. W. Baldwin Spencer, M.A., C.M.G., F.R.S., The University, Melbourne
  • *Edward Tregear, I.S.O., Wellington
  • Dr. A. C. Haddon, M.A., D.Sc.F.R.S., 3, Cranmer Road, Cambridge, England
  • Churchill, W., B.A., Yale Club, 30, West Forty-fourth Street, New York
  • Sir J. G. Fraser, D.C.L., LL.D., Litt.D., Brick Court, Middle Temple, London, E.C.
  • Rev. T. G. Hammond, Hawera, Taranaki
  • Te One Rene Rawiri Te Mamaru, Moeraki, Otago
  • Rev. Mohi Turei, Port Awanui, Waiapu
  • Takaanui Tarakawa, Te Puke, Maketu
  • Tiwai Paraone, Miranda, Auckland
  • Hare Hongi, 3, Stirling Street, Wellington
  • Wiremu Kauika, Waitotara
  • Tati Salmon, Papeete, Tahiti
  • Tunui-a-rangi, Major H. P., Pirinoa, Martinborough
  • Whatahoro, H. T., Putiki, Whanganui
  • Christian, F. W., c/o S. Nicholls, Esq., 18 Petone Avenue, Petone, Wellington
  • Waata Wiremu Hipango, Waitara
  • The Rev. C. E. Fox, San Christobal, viâ Ugi, Solomon Islands
  • S. H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I., 218, Balfour Road, Ilford, Surrey, England
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  • 1894 Aldred, W. A., Bank of New Zealand, Wellington
  • 1899 Atkinson, W. E., Whanganui
  • 1909 Angus and Robertson, 89-95, Castlereagh Street, Sydney
  • 1911 Antze, Dr. Gustav, Lampestrasse, 7, 1, Leipzig, Germany
  • 1892 *Birch, W. J. Thoresby, Marton
  • 1892 *Barron, A., Macdonald Terrace, Wellington
  • 1892 *Best, Elsdon, Museum, Wellington
  • 1893 Batley, R. T., Moawhango
  • 1894 Bamford, E., c/o Bamford and Brown, Auckland
  • 1896 British and Foreign Bible Society, 146, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.
  • 1898 Buchanan, Sir W. C., M.P., Carterton
  • 1902 Boston City Library, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
  • 1907 Buick, T. Lindsay, Press Association, Wellington
  • 1907 Brown, Prof. J. McMillan, M.A., Holmbank, Fendelton, Christchurch
  • 1907 Buck, Dr. Peter H., M.P., Health Department, Auckland
  • 1909 Bullard, G. H., Chief Surveyor, New Plymouth
  • 1910 Burnet, J. H., Virginia Homestead, St. John's Hill, Whanganui
  • 1910 Burgess, C. H., New Plymouth
  • 1911 Bird, W. W., Inspector of Native Schools, Education Dept., Wellington
  • 1911 Barton, W. A., Gisborne
  • 1913 Buddle, R., c/o Bank of New Zealand, 1, Queen Victoria St., London, E.C.
  • 1914 Brooking, W. F., Powderham Street, New Plymouth
  • 1914 Beattie, H., P.O. Box 40, Gore
  • 1892 *Chapman, The Hon. F. R., Wellington
  • 1892 Chambers, W. K., Fujiya, Mount Smart, Onehunga
  • 1893 Carter, H. C., 475, West 143rd Street, N.Y.
  • 1894 Chapman, M., Wellington
  • 1896 Cooper, The Hon. Theo., Wellington
  • 1900 Coates, J., National Bank of N.Z., Wellington
  • 1900 Cooke, J. P., c/o Alexander and Baldwin, Honolulu
  • 1901 Corkill, F. P., New Plymouth
  • 1903 Chatterton, Rev. F. W., Te Rau, Gisborne
  • 1903 Cole, Ven. Archdeacon R. H., D.C.L., Bishops Court, Auckland
  • 1908 Coughlan, W. N., Whareponga, Gisborne
  • 1908 Carnegie Public Library, Dunedin
  • 1910 Carnegie Public Library, New Plymouth
  • 1910 Cowan, James, 2, North Terrace, Wellington
  • 1910 Cock, R., New Plymouth
  • 1914 Chappell, The Rev. A. B., Liardet Street, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Denniston, The Hon. J. E., Christchurch
  • 1902 Dulau & Co., 37, Soho Square, London
  • 1902 Drummond, Jas., “Lyttleton Times” Office, Christchurch
  • 1903 Dixon, Roland B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.
  • 1910 Downes, T. W., Herald Buildings, The Avenue, Whanganui
  • 1911 Drew, C. H., New Plymouth
  • 1912 Downey, M., Te Araroa, viâ Gisborne
  • 1892 *Emerson, J. S., 802, Spencer Street, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1904 Ewen, C. A., Commercial Union Insurance Co., Wellington
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  • 1892 *Fraser, D., Bulls, Rangitikei, Wellington
  • 1896 Fletcher, Rev. H. J., Taupo
  • 1900 Forbes, E. J., 8, Spring Street, Sydney, N.S.W.
  • 1901 Frith, John F., Survey Office, Nelson
  • 1902 Fraser, M., New Plymouth
  • 1902 Fisher, T. W., Judge N.L.C., Under Secretary, Native Depart., Wellington
  • 1903 Fowlds, Hon. G., Auckland
  • 1906 Field Museum of Natural History, The, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • 1912 Fisher, Mrs. Lillian S., 560, Hancock Street, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1912 Fisher, F. Owen, c/o Credit Lyonaise, Biarritz, B.S., France
  • 1913 Fildes, H., Chief Post Office, Wellington
  • 1892 *Gudgeon, Lieut.-Col. W. E., C.M.G., 39, King's Parade, Devonport, Auckland
  • 1892 *Gordon, H. A., F.G.S., Ben Lomond, Ranfurly Road, Epsom, Auckland
  • 1902 Gill, W. H., Marunouchi, Tokio, Japan
  • 1902 Graham, Geo., c/o Commercial Union, P.O. Box 166, Auckland
  • 1904 Gray, M. H., A.R.M.S., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., etc., Lessness Park, Abbey-wood, Kent, England
  • 1910 Goding, Fred W., U.S. Consul General, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 1913 Gray, A., Technical College, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Henry, Miss Teuira, Papeete, Tahiti Island
  • 1895 Harding, R. Coupland, Wellington
  • 1898 Hastie, Miss J. A., 11, Ashburn Place, Cromwell Road, London
  • 1906 Hannen, The Hon. H., The Hall, West Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, England
  • 1906 Hiersemann, Karl W., Königstrasse 3 Leipsig, Germany
  • 1907 Haszard, H. D. M., F.R.G.S., Chief Surveyor, Hokitika
  • 1908 Hallen, Dr. A. H., Clevedon, Auckland
  • 1909 Hayman, F. T., Oruanui, Taupo
  • 1909 Holdsworth, John, Swarthmoor, Havelock, Hawkes Bay
  • 1910 Hawkes Bay Philosophical Society, c/o Wilson, Craig & Co., Napier
  • 1910 Hocken, Mrs. T. M., c/o Smith & Quick, Water Street, Dunedin
  • 1910 Home, Dr. George, New Plymouth
  • 1911 Heimbrod, G., F.R.A.I., Lautoka, Fiji
  • 1911 Henniger, Julius, Survey Staff, Apia, Samoa
  • 1914 Harrassowitz, O., Leipzig
  • 1907 Institute, The Auckland, Museum, Auckland
  • 1907 Institute, The Otago, Dunedin
  • 1892 *Johnson, H. Dunbar, Judge N.L.C., 14, Newton Road, Auckland
  • 1907 Jack, J. B., P.O. Box 101, Whanganui
  • 1900 Kerr, W., S.M., Whanganui
  • 1902 Kelly, Thomas, New Plymouth
  • 1910 King, Newton, Brooklands, New Plymouth
  • 1894 Lambert, H. A., Belmont, Tayforth, Whanganui
  • 1908 Luzac & Co., 46 Great Russell Street, London, W.C.
  • 1910 Leatham, H. B., M.R.C.S., Eng., L.R.C.P., Ed., L.S.A., London, New Plymouth
  • 1910 Leverd, A., Tahiti Island
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  • 1911 Lysnar, W. D., Gisborne
  • 1913 List, T. C., New Plymouth
  • 1913 Lysons, E. W. M., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Major, C. E., Auckland
  • 1893 March, H. Colley, M.D., F.S.A., Portesham, Dorchester, England
  • 1897 Marshall, J. W., Tututotara, Marton
  • 1897 Marshall, H. H., Motu-kowhai, Marton
  • 1898 McNab, R., M.A., LL.B., F.R.G.S., Palmerston North
  • 1903 Malone, Lieut.-Col., W. G., Stratford
  • 1907 Minister of Internal Affairs, The Hon., Wellington
  • 1911 McGregor, Gregor, Whanganui
  • 1912 Marsden, J. W., Isel, Stoke, Nelson
  • 1895 Ngata, A. T., M.A., M.P., Parliamentary Buildings, Wellington
  • 1900 Newman, W. L., New Plymouth
  • 1902 New York Public Library, Astor Library Buildings, New York
  • 1906 Newman, Dr. A. K., Hobson Street, Wellington
  • 1894 Partington, J. Edge, F.R.G.S., Wyngates, Burke's Road, Beaconsfield, England
  • 1907 Public Library, Auckland
  • 1907 Public Library, Wellington
  • 1907 Public Library, Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1907 Public Library Sydney, N.S.W.
  • 1907 Philosophical Institute, The, Christchurch
  • 1907 Postmaster General, The Hon., The, Wellington
  • 1913 Potts, Norman, Opotiki
  • 1892 *Roy, R. B., Taita, Wellington
  • 1903 Roy, J. B., New Plymouth
  • 1905 Roberts, W. H. S, Newburgh, Oamaru
  • 1892 *Smith, W. W., F.E.S., Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Smith, F. S., Blenheim
  • 1892 *Smith, M. C., Survey Department, Wellington
  • 1892 *Smith, S. Percy, F.R.G.S., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Stout, Hon. Sir R., K.C.M.G., Chief Justice, Wellington
  • 1892 *Skinner, W. H., Chief Surveyor, Napier
  • 1893 Saxton, Henry Waring, F.L.S., New Plymouth
  • 1896 Smith, Hon. W. O., Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1904 Smith, H. Guthrie, Tutira, viâ Napier
  • 1904 Samuel, The Hon. Oliver, M.L.C., New Plymouth
  • 1905 Schultz, Dr. Erich von, late Imperial Chief Justice, Apia, Samoa
  • 1907 Secretary for Education, Wellington
  • 1910 Sandford, Major F. W., Vogeltown, New Plymouth
  • 1910 Savage, S., Rarotonga Island
  • 1910 Steinen, Prof. Dr. Karl von den, 1 Freidrechstrasse, Steglitz, Berlin, Germany
  • 1911 Snaith, A. F., Postmaster, Taupo
  • 1914 Spence, J. R., Blenheim
  • 1915 Smith, Alex., Railway Dept., Lyttelton
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  • 1892 *Testa, F. J., Honolulu
  • 1893 Turnbull, A. H., F.R.G.S., Bowen Street, Wellington
  • 1913 Tribe, F. H., Vogeltown, New Plymouth
  • 1911 Vibaud, Rev. J. M., Hiruharama, Whanganui
  • 1892 *Williams, Right Rev. W. L., D.D., Bishop, Napier
  • 1892 *Wright, A. B., Public Works Department, Blenheim
  • 1892 Williams, Archdeacon W. H., M.A., Gisborne
  • 1892 Williams, J. N., Frimley, Hastings, Hawkes Bay
  • 1894 Wilson, A., Hangatiki, Auckland
  • 1896 Wilcox, Hon. G. N., Kauai, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1896 Williams, F. W., Napier
  • 1898 Whitney, James L., Public Library, Dartmouth, Boston, U.S.A.
  • 1902 Webster, W. D., New Plymouth
  • 1903 Walker, Ernest A., M.D., New Plymouth
  • 1904 Way, Right Hon. Sir Samuel James, Bart., P.C., Chief Justice, Adelaide
  • 1910 Wilson, Sir J. G., Bulls
  • 1911 Wilson, T. H., Judge N.L. Court, Disraeli Street, Mount Eden, Auckland
  • 1912 Westervelt, Rev. W. D., Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1913 Whitcombe and Tombs, Wellington
  • 1914 Waller, Captain W., Moturoa, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Young, J. L., c/o Henderson and Macfarlane, Auckland
    PRESIDENTS—Past and Present
  • 1892-1894—H. G. Seth-Smith, M.A.
  • 1895-1896—Right Rev. W. L. Williams, M.A., D.D.
  • 1897-1898—The Rev. W. T. Habens, B.A.
  • 1901-1903—E. Tregear, D.S.O., etc.
  • 1904-1915—S. Percy Smith, F.R.G.S., F.R.Hist. S.
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THE following is the List of Societies, etc., etc., to which the Journal is sent, and from most of which we receive exchanges:—

  • Anthropologische, Ethnographishe, etc., Gesellschraft, Vienna, Austria
  • Anthropologie, Société d', 15 Rue Ecole de Medicin, Paris
  • Anthropologia Societa, Museo Nazionale di Anthropologia, Via Gino Capponi, Florence, Italy
  • Anthropologie, Ecole d', 15 Rue Ecole de Medicin, Paris
  • Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 5 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
  • American Antiquarian, The, Benton Harbor, Mich., U.S.A.
  • American Oriental Society, 245, Bishop Street, Newhaven, Conn., U.S.A.
  • American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Anthropology, Department of, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1, Park Street, Calcutta
  • Bataviaasch Genootschap, Batavia, Java
  • Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu, H.I.
  • Canadian Institute, Ottawa, Canada
  • Ethnological Survey, Manila, Philippine Islands
  • General Assembly Library, Wellington
  • Géographie, Société de, de Paris, Boulevard St. Germain, 184, Paris
  • Geographical Society, The American, Broadway, at 156th Street, New York
  • High Commissioner of New Zealand, 13 Victoria Street, Westminster, London
  • Historical Society, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • Institute, The New Zealand, Wellington
  • Indian Research Society, The, 32 Creek Row, Calcutta
  • Japan Society, 20 Hanover Square, London, W.
  • Kongl, Vitterhets Historie, och Antiqvitets, Akademen, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Koninklijk Instituut, 14 Van Galenstraat, The Hague, Holland
  • Na Mata, Editor, Suva, Fiji
  • National Museum Library, Washington, U.S.A.
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.
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  • Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London, S.W.
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Brisbane
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, c/o G. Collingridge, Waronga, N.S.W.
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, 70 Queen Street, Melbourne
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Adelaide
  • Royal Society, Burlington House, London
  • Royal Society of New South Wales, 5 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
  • Royal Colonial Institute, Northumberland Avenue, London
  • Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain, The, 50 Great Russell Street, London, W.C.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington
  • Société Neuchateloise de Geographie, Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • University of California, Library Exchange Department, Berkeley, California
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  • American Antiquarian. October to December, 1913
  • American Geographical Society. No. 8, Vol. xlvi. No. 2 with Index. Vol. xlvii. No. 1, 1913
  • American Oriental Society, Journal of. July to December, 1914
  • American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia. Proceedings of. January to June
  • Anthropological Institute, The Royal, Journal of. July to December, 1914
  • Asiatic Society of Bengal. January to December, 1913
  • Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Vol. xxiv.
  • Australian Museum. Report of, for year ending June 30th, 1914
  • Archivio Por L' Anthropologia e La Ethnologia. Vol. xliii., 1913. Vol. xxxiv., 1914
  • Archaeological Society, Hawick, 1913
  • Auckland Institute. Report of, for 1913, 1914
  • Baessler Archiv, Band iv., Heft 6, 4-5
  • Bernice Puahi, Bishop Museum, Hawaii. Directors' Report for 1913
  • Bijdragen. Deel 69, Bataviaasch Genoolschap, Batavia
  • Beknopt, Nederlandsch-Sasaksch Woodenbock, 1914
  • Bulletin et Memoirs de La Société D'Anthropologie de Paris, 1913
  • Bulletin de L'Institut de Croisance. January to June, 1914
  • Bulletin de La Société Neuchateloise de Geographie. Vol. xxiii., 1914
  • Canadian Institute.—
  • Reports from Anthropological Division, 1912
  • Memoir 42. The Double Curve Motive in Northeastern Algonkian Art
  • Department of Mines. Museum Bulletin, Nos. 1 and 2
  • Report of the Geological Survey, 1912
  • Malecite Tales
  • Reports from Anthropological Division, 1914
  • The “Inviting In,” Feast of the Alaskan Eskimo
  • Guide Books Nos. 1 to 10. Department of Mines
  • Geographical Journal, Royal. January to December, 1914
  • Geographical Society of Australasia, Victoria Branch. Vol. xxx., 1913. Vol. xxi. Part 1
  • Hawaiian Historical Society. Report for 1913. Twenty-second Annual
  • Hawaiian Agriculture and Forestry
  • Het Bledwerk en Zijn versuring in Nederlandsche Indie (Amsterdam)
  • Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales. Vol. xlvii., Partt 2. Vol. xlviii., Part 3
  • Kolonial Institute. Vereeiging Texticle Verseiringen in Nederlandsche Indié
  • Neuseelandisches Heitiki und Nephritbeil (Von Steinen)
  • Notulen, Deel xli., 1913. Bataviaasch Genoolschap, Batavia
  • Mid-Pacific Magazine, Honolulu. January to December, 1914
  • Miteilungen Der Anthropologischen Geselschaft, Vienna. Vols. xxxiii., xxxiv.
  • Na Mata, January to December, 1914
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  • Oudhiedkindigi Dienst. Vols. 1913, 1914
  • Oud-Javansche Oorkanden. Vols. ix., ii., xl.
  • Paradise of the Pacific. Honolulu. January to December, 1914
  • Peabody Museum. A Preliminary Study of The Prehistoric Ruins of Nakuni, Guatemala
  • Place Names and Early History of Otago and Southland. (W. H. S. Roberts)
  • Philippine Journal of Science, The. June to November, 1914
  • Philadelphia Museum, Journal. Vol. vi. No. 1
  • Price List of Photographs for Sale by the Bureau of Science, Manila
  • Royal Colonial Year Book, 1914
  • Revue de Anthropologie. January to December, 1913
  • D'exēgēse Mythologique. January to June, 1913
  • Report of the Trustees of Art Gallery and Museums Victoria, 1913
  • Smithsonian Institute.
  • Bulletin 53, No. 2. Chipewa Music
  • Nomenclature of the Sapote and Sapodilla. Vol. xvi., Part 2
  • Type Species of the Genera of Ichneumon Flies. 1914
  • A Monograph of the Foraminifera of the North Pacific Ocean
  • Contributions from the United States National Museum. Vol. xvi., No. 5. Vol. xvi., Part 10
  • Studies of Tropical American Phanerogams. Vol. xvi., Part 13
  • Anona Sericea and its Allies. Vol. xvi., Part 10
  • Botrychium Virginianum and its Allies Sphenoelea, Zeylanica and Caperonia Palustris in the Southern United States
  • United States National Museum. Vol. xlvi.
  • Thirteenth Census of the United States
  • Annual Reports of the Board of Regents. 1912
  • Bulletin 53. Bureau of American Ethnology
  • A Monograph of the Jumping Plant Lice Psyllidāe
  • Bulletin 84
  • A Study of the Aphiurus in the United States National Museum
  • The Stone Implements of the Maori (Best)
  • Tijschrift voor Indische, Taal, Land, En Volkenkunde. Vol. xlvi.
  • United Empire, Journal of the Royal Colonial Institute. January to December, 1914
  • University of California Publications
  • University of California—Notes on the Chilula Indians of North-eastern California ‘Who are the Maoris,’ by Dr. A. K. Newman.
  • The Excavations in Assyria and Babylonia. H. V. Hilprecht. (University of Pennsylvania. Series D. Vol. i.
  • Fornvanen, 1913. K. Vitterhets Hist. O'ch Antikvitets Akademein, Stockholm
  • University of Minnesota.—
  • Weeds. Series II.
  • Botanical Notes. Voll iv., Part 3
  • Studies in Chemistry, No. 1, 1912
  • Studies in Economics, No. 1
  • Studies in Current Problems, No. 1
  • Studies in Public Health, No. 1
  • Bulletin 122, The Smuts of Grain Crops