Harold has a long history serving in the community. He has been appointed as a Justice of the Peace since 1990 and was a recipient of a Queen’s Service Medal for Public Service in 1997.
Harold is a qualified craftsman plumber by trade and has been director of Thomas Plumbing and Gas Ltd since 1974.
He has served many council and community positions since first being elected to the parent body of Horowhenua County Council in 1983.
The experience he has gained has not only been helpful in business but also in being able to accept that there is always another point of view that needs to be considered.