John Gordon Shrapnell (25 December 1934 – 2 September 2020) was a British-born New Zealand television journalist, actor and opera singer. He was born in London. He was best known for presenting on BBC's Today, as well as Duty Editor at Visnews.
Shrapnell became a naturalised New Zealand citizen in 1974.
Shrapnell was often confused with his cousin, veteran British actor John Shrapnel.
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- "John Gordon Shrapnell in the New Zealand, naturalisations, 1843–1981". Ancestry.com Operations. 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
- "John Shrapnell". deaths.dompost.co.nz. Retrieved 5 September 2020.