Michelle Stimpson

Senior Accounting Manager
CA PG Dip Accounting, BBS
Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2007 and has a Bachelor of Business Studies and a postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from Massey University. She holds a Certificate of Public Practice and is also Xero certified.

She has been an accountant since 2003, spending 11 years with an international accounting firm here in Tauranga, and then working for a small local firm focusing on Xero and working in the cloud. She joined Walton Railton in May 2016. Michelle has a special interest in helping small businesses achieve their goals, and has a wide range of experience in a number of areas and industries including farming, orchards, construction and trades, commercial property and not-for-profits.           
Michelle has an 8 year old daughter and enjoys spending time tramping, camping, drawing, and socialising with family and friends.                    

Shona Hay

Chartered Accountant
Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Shona has worked for Walton Railton since April 2015. She has a Bachelor of Management Studies with a major in Accounting from the University of Waikato and became a Chartered Accountant in 2010.

Shona has worked in public practices in Tauranga for 11 years. Her specialist areas include small business accounting, farm accounting and auditing.

Shona enjoys swimming, movies and spending time with family and friends.


 Tracy Grainger

Accounting Manager
ACA Dip.Bus
Phone: +64 07 5786 161
Tracy returned to Walton Railton in 2004, after 20 years experience in other industries including owning her own small business.  Tracy's specialist areas include Business, Farm and Management Accounting along with various Taxation Services.

Tracy became a member of CAANZ in 1997 as an Accounting Technician, later becoming an Associate Chartered Accountant in 2008.

Tracy lives in central Tauranga with her teenage daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, plays indoor bowls and actively supports her daughters sport and activities.

Hayley McCready

Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Hayley joined Walton Railton in 2006 and is currently in the process of obtaining her Accounting Technician certificate.

Hayley specialises in financial and management accounts, assisting clients with GST, Wages, Kiwisaver and providing general business advisory services.

Hayley and her partner have three young daughters and enjoys socialising and holiday at their family bach in her spare time.

Jocelyn Herbison

Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Jocelyn (Jos) joined our accounting team in 2014 as an Accounting Technician.

Jos's earlier career was as a secondary school teacher and a working partner in a share milking business.

Previous accounting experience was with an accounting firm in Matamata. She gained 10 years experience specialising in rural accounting and Banklink assistance.

Outside of work Jos plays golf, and enjoys walking and travel.

Tracey Jarvis

Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Tracey has been with us for numerous years, since leaving school.

She is currently studying towards completing her Accounting Technician qualification. Her main role is small business accounting.

She is married with two teenage boys and enjoys running to keep fit.



Kate McIntyre

Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Kate joined Walton Railton in 2016 and is part way through her studies.

Kate comes from Whakatane, where she worked in a local accounting firm for more than seven years. She has a well-rounded knowledge of accounting.

Kate is married and now lives in central Tauranga. Outside of work Kate enjoys swimming, bush walks and reading. She also likes to spend time with her husband, family and friends.


Laura Drury

Phone: +64 07 5786 161

Laura joined the team in June 2017. She is working through her Bachelor of Business Analysis majoring in Accounting and has almost completed her degree. Laura is working towards becoming a Chartered Accountant.


Laura has worked in accounting firms since 2009 and has previous Accounting experience with a medium sized accounting firm in Whakatane.


Laura enjoys fitness and spending time with her friends and family.


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Physical Address
415 Cameron Road (Cnr Eighth Avenue
Cameron Road)
Tauranga 3110

Postal Address
PO Box 2046
Tauranga 3140

Telephone Number
07 578 6161

Fax Number
07 578 0940

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