Creek, Opihi River Volume 30, 1897
[click on images for much larger versions]
(some of the above images are from trimmed plates, are details
and/or have been cleaned up in the background a little)
The National Library of New Zealand joined forces with the New Zealand Royal Society to fully digitize the Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 1868-1961 [click 'Picture Gallery']. This is an extensive collection with a zippy interface and both thumbnails and very large jpeg or pdf images.
via Tellurian. (Oh, and thanks TMN!). I still have something north of 500 unread items in the feedreader and continuing obligations elsewhere but I can nearly see some clear sailing ahead.