The couple will leave George behind for a two-day tour of Dunedin, Queenstown, and Christchurch, all on South Island.
In other parts of the South Island its place appears to be taken by L. oxleyi.
At last on 24th March they rounded the north point of the South Island.
We then took ship for Dunedin, quite in the south of the South Island.
There had been an auction of the effects of a settler, who was moving off to the South Island.
Much more interesting is the reported existence in the mountains of the South Island of a small otter-like animal.
I suspect it occurs in the South Island also, but I have no records of its capture there.
For years there had been rumours of gold in the river beds and amongst the mountains of the South Island.
It is especially common in open situations in the South Island.
I have now in my collection eight specimens from the South Island.