199WC: Forster’s Voy. round the world, v.ii. 476-8. [This material is again covered by Colenso in the appendix to his 1878 Contributions towards a better Knowledge of the Maori Race. Trans. N.Z.I. 11: 77–106 (see below). It is repeated at greater length in Andersen JC 1923. An introduction to Maori music. Trans. N.Z. Inst. 54: 743].
200 WC: Cook’s V. v.iii, p.446.
201 WC: Idem, p. 468.
202 WC: Craik GL 1830. The New Zealanders Pp.37–38.
203 WC: Cruise’ Journal p.303. [Cruise R 1824. Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand].
204 WC: Ditto, p.290, 1.
205 WC: Cook’s Voyages, Vol III pp 450, 456.
206 WC: Cruise’s Journal, p.281.
207 WC: Observations, p.392.
208 WC: J.R. Forster’s Observations p.420.
209 WC: G. Forster’s Voyage. Vol.1, p.211.
210 WC: Ibid. [This and the next quotation are in the draft, but not in the final copy].
211 WC: Ibid.
212 WC: Cook’s Voyages: Vol..ii, p. 264.
213 WC: Cook. vol.iii. p.460. [I cannot find this reference].
214 WC: Craik “N.Zrs.” p.242.
215 WC: Nicholas vol.2 308-11
216 WC: Now in the N.Z. Exhibition.
217 WC: vol.ii, p.369–70.
218 WC: “The net employed on this occasion, though to us it appeared of immense size, Tui said was not near so large as they generally made them....” (Nicholas JL 1817. Narrative of a voyage to New Zealand, Black, London, p.27).
219 Cruise, Captain RA 1823. Journal of a Ten Months' Residence in New Zealand.
220 WC: vol.ii, p.313.
221 WC: Taylor p.125. [Taylor Rev R 1855. Te ika a Maui].
222 Thomson AS 1859. The story of New Zealand. John Murray, London. p.21: “…both these animals (dogs and rats) were brought to the country by the New Zealanders”.
223 WC: Forster’s Obsns. p.343. [Colenso doesnt state the exact passage he intended to quote from JR Forster’s 1778 Observations made during a voyage round the World, but that quoted from p.343 seems apt for Colenso’s paragraph 53, s.3].
224 WC: “Hawaii”:—by Manley Hopkins, H. Consul General, &c., p.363–365. Lond. 1862.
225 WC: Erskine’s Journal of a Cruise in the W. Pacific, p.10. Lond. 1853.
226 WC: Forster’s Obsns. p.429.
227 WC: Prescott. Mexico. vol.i, p.111.
228 WC: “Mantell’s Guide to the Brit. Museum” p.105. The writer believes that it is not generally known that a quadruped, something of this description (?) was seen in N.Z. by the early navigators. G. Forster (in his “Voyage round the World,” vol.1. p.155,) says— “One of our people twice reported (while we were at Dusky Bay) that he had seen a brown animal, somewhat less than a jackal or little fox, abt. the dawn of day., sitting on the stump of a tree near our tents, running off at his approach;”— and, J.R. Forster, in his “Observations” also says— “Some sailors on board the Resolution, affirmed they had seen a little quadruped at Dusky Bay, of the shape of, a fox or jackal; but we never, in any of our excursions in the woods, met w. anything of this kind.”—
229 WC: 19 yrs Polynesia, p.155. (Turner G 1861. Nineteen years in Polynesia, London).
230 This was first published in 1865 as “Essay on the Botany of the North Island of New Zealand”. Dunedin, printed for the Commissioners of the New Zealand Exhibition by Fergusson and Mitchell. 1 pl., 58p. The versions published in the first and second printings of the Transactions differ slightly.
231 Although tectonic plate theory was proposed only in the 1960s, continental drift had been theorised since Abraham Ortelius (1596).
232 Echoes of Donne: “No man is an island, entire of itself
every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main....”
233 Libocedrus Doniana, Hook.f.—Ed.
234 WC: Those prefixed thus (*) are also found at Norfolk Island.
235 WC: Since made a new species by Dr. Hooker:—L. Bidwillii.
236 WC: Of those marked with a star (*) before them, a single plant only has been seen; the letter n. after the name, denotes such to be a new species.
237 WC: The genera marked thus*, are also found in Norfolk Island.
242 WC: Page IXXXViii.:—An admirable work, well worthy the serious study of every student of New Zealand Botany.
243 WC: See par. 26 (viii.)
244 WC: Herodotus, Polymnia, § 31.
245 WC: In 1849 the writer sent 2 bottles of this Oil to the Kew Museum of Economic Botany; one was cold-drawn, and the other expressed by heat.
246 Hector: No potatoes were exported in 1863 from the other Provinces of the North Island.—Ed.
247 WC: “Here corn-crops, yonder grapes in richer abundance glow,
Elsewhere offspring of trees, or unbidden the green tides flow
Of the grass”. Virgil, Georgics, Book 1.
248 WC: See, “The Results of a Series of Experiments on the Strength of New Zealand and other Colonial Woods; by James M. Balfour, C.E.; Appendix C., Jurors’ Reports of the New Zealand Exhibition, 1865.”
249 Lector, si monumentum requiris, circumspice = Reader, if you seek his monument, look around you (part of Christopher Wren’s epitaph).
250 In later years a new age will come in which Ocean shall relax its hold over the world, and a vast land shall lie open to view, and Tethys shall reveal a new world, and Thulē will not be the last country on earth.