The main objective of Top Read Publishing is to publish family histories.
Including those before 2017 when this website was established.
- Planned publications
- Recent publications
- Family Histories. Names Findlay, Ralston, Ransom, Gamble…
- Robert M Findlay personal history
- Donald MS Finch
- NZ Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries 1969-1987
- Manukau City Council 1988 -2010
FOR THE 105TH ANNIVERSARY OF EDUCATION ON THE TAIERI, LABOUR WEEKEND, 2022, MOSGIEL, OTAGO-
Reprint of A History of the Taieri High School of the Hislop Era 1956-1966. With additional alumni profiles and memories and updated memorial roll
A series of booklets about The Taieri High School; Cadet unit, Teachers, First sports teams and the various clubs, student council….
PLANNED PUBLICATIONS- WORKS IN PROGRESS.
George and Jessie (McGrouther) Finch and their family of the Tokomairiro. Target-to launch at a “Finch Flocking” in Dunedin. Oct. 2022.
Those below are also works in progress with no set date for completion.
- The Ralston family of Greytown / Allanton. Otago. NZ. From Brecklate, Southend, Campbeltown. Argyll, Scotland. Next major Family History planned.
- Government Horticulture Experts- Extension and regulatory staff of the NZ Department of Agriculture and it’s successors. 1893 – 1988.
- Memories of a Horticulture Advisory Officer. 1969-1988
- Manukau City Council Parks Staff 1956-2010
- Memories of a Parks Ranger-Manukau City, Robert Findlay. 1988-2010