Portrait of Paul.

Fitz Consulting

Paul has been in the construction industry for the last 15 years in both New Zealand and North America. In Florida, he assisted many insurance claimants through Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina before relocating his family to Christchurch. Since arriving in New Zealand, he has assisted dozens of clients with insurance settlements, rebuilds, repairs, and upgrades to various types of buildings throughout Christchurch and the surrounding areas.



After the earthquakes in Christchurch, property owners were left to their own devices to both lodge and settle their building insurance claims. With pressure on resources- such as structural engineers, geo-technical engineers, and quantity surveyors- most property owners were frustrated and sometimes felt incapable of resolving the issues.

Fitz Consulting was established to assist in simplifying these property problems, and to fill the gap of knowledge and the shortfall of capability created by the extreme delays of all professionals involved. We specialize in helping property owners manage and complete their repair, renovation, and compliance projects. We will help you achieve your goals and solve your property problems in a timely, affordable, and stress-free method.


After an extensive history in natural disaster recovery from his time in North America, Paul Fitzsimmons had a desire to help his community in Christchurch. He decided to combine his experience, common sense approach, and practical strategies to provide Christchurch with comprehensive damage assessments and realistic solutions to its property compliance, repair, or renovation needs.


The practical solution to complete any claim is often secondary in the dialogue between the Insurer and the Insured. We aim to find a resolution that benefits and satisfies both parties while maintaining or enhancing the property value for our client. We pride ourselves on our reputation for affordability, timeliness, efficiency, and attention to detail in each and every project.