Insurance can be a complicated, stressful and time consuming task. At Village Insurance, we pride ourselves in taking the time to get to know our clients personally so finding the best cover for you becomes a simple and smooth process.

We care passionately about what we do and how we do it and guarantee to do our very best for you each and every time you contact the office.

Meet the team

Paul Callaghan, Adviser

Paul has been in the industry since 1998 and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Paul’s passion in the business is spending time getting to know his clients, understanding their personal and business needs to ensure they are adequately covered for the present and the future.

Paul was born and raised in Hawke’s Bay and currently lives in Havelock North with his wife Caroline. They have two adult children and are also grandparents. Their son William also works for ICIB in Auckland. As an active and sociable individual Paul enjoys staying fit & going to the gym, DIY activities around his house and garden, paddle boarding and spending time socialising with family & friends. In the ‘Footy Season’ you will find him supporting his local football club “The Wanderers.”

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Jo Goodsir, Client Service Manager
BA(Hons) First Class, MPP (Merit)

Jo has been Client Services Manager at Village Insurance since 2015. Prior to joining Village Insurance, Jo worked within the Intelligence community in Wellington as an Analyst for the External Assessment Bureau before moving to Hawke’s Bay and taking a career break to raise her family.

With the children now grown, Jo and her husband Jamie have spent the last few years renovating their home and garden, and Jo has finally learnt to Fly Fish to join her husband on the banks of the many beautiful Taupo and Hawke’s Bay Rivers.

Greig Grant-Smith, Adviser

Greig joined the Village Insurance team at the start of 2021 as an Insurance Adviser after 16 years as an Account/Client Relationship Manager in the technology space. He is looking forward to transferring those people and relationship skills to work with both our existing and potential new clients at Village Insurance to ensure they have the right cover in place.

Greig grew up in Central Hawkes Bay and he currently lives in Havelock North with his wife Sam and their two teenagers. Greig is a bit of a sports nut and still plays Cricket in the summer for the Havelock club and football in both winter and summer for Havelock Wanderers.

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Henry Goodsir, Technical Support
NCEA Level 3 with Merit

Henry joined the team in 2021, but is no stranger to Village Insurance having worked here part time whilst attending Hastings Boys High School.

Whilst studying part-time at Massey University, Henry is project managing our digital client communication strategy.

Tracey Wolfe, Compliance Officer
Business and Financial Services

Tracey joined Village Insurance in 2022. She has a background in compliance, paraplanning and client support roles, and has worked in NZ, Australia and in the UK.

Tracey has experience dealing with investments, risk insurance, superannuation, mortgages and retirement planning.