About HBMI

Hawke’s Bay Mortgage & Insurance Ltd was established by Paul Michaelsen in 2017 and trades under the SHARE brand.


Specialist Financial Advice

SHARE is a nationwide cooperative of insurance, investment and mortgage advisers, each of whom offers a personalised service for individuals, families and businesses.

SHARE assists their network of advisers by providing them with robust systems and processes. By using these tools, and their specialist knowledge, SHARE advisers exercise care, diligence and skill in providing financial advice to New Zealanders.


28 Years in Banking & Finance

Paul has been in the finance industry since 1992 and has held senior management roles in business banking and the retail arms of banks.

This has enabled Paul to gain a wealth of knowledge in mortgage / lending and insurance products, while gaining an astute business acumen and a sound commercial awareness.

Paul’s key attributes include putting clients first and doing the right thing by them, having high integrity and being trustworthy.


Volunteering in the Community

Paul volunteers in the community and is currently a member and treasurer of the Rotary Club of Hastings Karamu, and is Chairman & National Councillor for the Hawke’s Bay & Gisborne Region District Council of the Automobile Association.