The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
Mr. Walter Shrimpton
Mr. Walter Shrimpton, who represents the Okawa riding on the Hawke's Bay County Council, is one of the oldest members of that body, and has filled the office of chairman on nine separate occasions. He is also a member of the Charitable Aid Board, is a trustee of the Napier Hospital, a member of the East Coast Native Land Trust Board, the Hawke's Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Society, and is a steward of the Hawke's Bay Metropolitan Jockey Club. Mr. Shrimpton has also served as chairman of the Okawa Road Board, and has given his time and attention to other important public bodies. He resides on his property at Matapiro.