Order of Reference.
Extract from the Journals of the House of Representatives.
15th Day of October, 1897.
Ordered, "That a Native Affairs Committee, consisting of seventeen members, be appointed to consider all petitions, reports, returns, and other documents relating to affairs specially affecting the Native race that may be brought before the House this session, and from time to time to report thereon to the House; with power to call for persons and papers: five to be a quorum. The Committee to consist of Mr. E. G. Allen, Hon. Mr. Carroll, Mr. Carson, Mr. Field, Mr. Heke, Mr. Houston, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Kaihau, Hon. Mr. J. McKenzie, Mr. Monk, Mr. O'Meara, Mr. Parata, Mr. Wi Pere, Captain Russell, Mr. Stevens, Hon. Sir R. Stout, and the mover."—(Rt. Hon. Mr. Seddon.)