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 Hawkes Bay and currently lives in Havelock North with his wife Caroline. They have two adult children currently at university. As an active and sociable individual Paul enjoys staying fit & going to the gym, DIY activities around his house and garden, spending time socialising with family & friends. In the ‘Footy Season’ you will find him supporting his local football club “The Wanderers”.


Jo Goodsir, Client Service Manager

Jo recently joined Village Insurance to take on the role of Client Service Manager, and is responsible for managing the client database and scheduling client reviews. Prior to joining Village Insurance Jo worked as an analyst for the External Assessment Bureau before taking a career break to concentrate on raising her family.

Outside of work Jo enjoys keeping fit at the local gym, spending time with her family or walking her dog.

Caroline Callaghan, Administration Assistant

Caroline joined Village Insurance in February 2019. Her role is to support Paul with emails & administration.

Previous to this role Caroline worked for 12 years at Kowhai Special Needs School. Caroline is married to the boss and loves spending time in her garden, baking, going to the beach with her family and loves to be with her friends.