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More New Zealanders Leaving A Gift To Charity In Their Will – Wills Week Shines The Spotlight On “Willanthropy”

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 7:32 pm | Public Trust

With bequests to good causes on the rise, Public Trust’s Wills Week urges New Zealanders to think of their will as a powerful tool. More >>

Start The Important Conversations With Family About Wills This Holiday Season

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 2:49 pm | Public Trust

It might not be the first thing that springs to mind as you're standing around the barbecue or enjoying a picnic with family over summer, but having the whānau together can be a great opportunity to begin some of the 'big' conversations we all need to ... More >>

You’re Never Too Young To Have A Will

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 3:32 pm | Public Trust

Wills Week 2023, running from 17 to 23 July New research commissioned by Public Trust in its 150th year reveals 65% of parents and guardians with children aged under five in New Zealand do not have a will, highlighting a common misconception that ... More >>

39% Of Kiwi Concerned About Retirement Savings, New Research Shows

Thursday, 29 June 2023, 10:37 am | Public Trust

New research commissioned by Public Trust in its 150th year shows 39 percent of Kiwi say their biggest concern is having enough money for their own retirement. “For most New Zealanders, their KiwiSaver investment will be a tool to help fund their ... More >>

Memories Over Money: New Zealanders’ Changing Attitudes Toward Legacies

Friday, 16 June 2023, 11:58 am | Public Trust

The face of intergenerational wealth in New Zealand is changing, with new research released today revealing legacies are more likely linked to connection and values, than money or property for Kiwis. Although 71 percent of people surveyed say they ... More >>

Public Trust Appoints Nick Combs As Senior Portfolio Manager

Monday, 22 May 2023, 1:44 pm | Public Trust

Public Trust has announced the appointment of Nick Combs as Senior Portfolio Manager in its Investment team. Nick joins the 150-year-old Crown entity from his most recent role as Head of Investment Management at the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), where ... More >>

Andrew Hughes Resigns As General Manager, Corporate Trustee Services

Monday, 30 May 2022, 3:41 pm | Public Trust

Public Trust has today announced the resignation of Andrew Hughes, their General Manager Corporate Trustee Services. Andrew’s resignation comes after three years in the role with the Crown-owned entity. “The decision has been a difficult one ... More >>

New GM Marketing & Digital – Lyndsey Francis

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 12:37 pm | Public Trust

Public Trust has announced the appointment of Lyndsey Francis to the role of GM Marketing & Digital. Lyndsey joins Public Trust from Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission where she has held the role of Director, Marketing as part of their Executive ... More >>

New Head Of Investments – Amanda Livingstone

Monday, 4 April 2022, 10:38 am | Public Trust

Public Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Livingstone to the role of Head of Investments. Amanda joins the Crown-owned supervisory and trustee services organisation from 4 April. With deep experience in financial services in ... More >>

Dispelling dementia myths

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 9:59 am | Public Trust

By 2050, the number of New Zealanders with dementia will be able to fill Wellington’s Westpac Stadium five times. More >>

Three big myths about wills

Friday, 30 August 2019, 10:25 am | Public Trust

New research reveals that many Kiwis still have a lot to learn about wills and how they work. More >>

New law puts a new light on trusts

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 4:23 pm | Public Trust

New trust law has landed, bringing with it more rights for beneficiaries and raising the bar on what’s expected of trustees. More >>

Leaving it to the Act

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 2:53 pm | Public Trust

Making a will is on many of our ‘To Do’ lists, but for some it never makes it to the top. In fact, approximately 55% of adult New Zealanders do not have a will. More >>

Looking elsewhere for care

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 9:10 am | Public Trust

Some of the country’s most time-squeezed citizens are looking elsewhere for help caring for elderly family members, with signs that this will only increase. More >>

Excuses in the way of the will

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 1:11 pm | Public Trust

They say that you should never put off until tomorrow what can be done today. More >>

Sandwiched and feeling the squeeze

Sunday, 23 December 2018, 1:25 pm | Public Trust

Sandwiched and feeling the squeeze The holiday season can be an especially challenging time, for a generation of New Zealanders caught in a costly caring trap. Silently squeezed between looking after an elderly family member and raising their own children, ... More >>

An up-to-date will is more important than ever

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 3:57 pm | Public Trust

With modern business structures and modern families looking very different to how they once did, the importance of an up-to-date will is greater than ever. More >>

The lighter side of wills

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:52 pm | Public Trust

Knowing you have an up-to-date will in place is something that gives you peace of mind about your finances and property. But what about the other stuff? If today was your last day, what would happen to the things you care about? And do the people ... More >>

Sorting your stuff this Wills Month

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:17 pm | Public Trust

Remember how your parents made you tidy your room? They probably told you something about taking responsibility for sorting your things or not leaving a mess for others. It was good advice. So good, in fact, it can apply to your life more broadly. September ... More >>

Tough questions for living and leaving well

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:19 pm | Public Trust

Many people have insurance cover for events that will probably never happen, yet more than half of the New Zealand population have no plan in place for something that’s a certainty – namely, their death. More >>





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