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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 >>

Over 65 and undervalued

Monday, 30 April 2018, 11:11 am | Public Trust

It’s the fastest-growing age group in New Zealand, yet its members often feel undervalued, even exploited. It’s the over 65s: a group whose life expectancy has increased by 10 years since the 1950s and is expected to double in size by 2038. ... More >>

Taking the fight to dementia

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:10 pm | Public Trust

Currently more than 60,000 New Zealanders have dementia, with the figure expected to grow to 170,000 and cost the economy more than $4.5 billion by 2050. More >>

Ageism holds back half of older Kiwis

Friday, 29 September 2017, 4:31 pm | Public Trust

International Day of Older Persons is on Sunday October 1st. It’s a chance to celebrate the contribution that older people make, bringing their wisdom and experience to the work place and as caregivers and volunteers in the community. But sadly, in New ... More >>

Fitch assigns AA credit rating to Public Trust

Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:40 am | Public Trust

Public Trust, New Zealand’s largest and most experienced trustee services organisation, has received an independent long term credit rating of AA with a stable outlook from independent ratings agency Fitch Ratings Pty Limited. More >>

Do you really know what you’ve signed up for?

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 3:42 pm | Public Trust

28 September, 2016 You’re an Executor - do you really know what you’ve signed up for? More >>

Public Trust announces delay to IT system

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 5:03 pm | Public Trust

Public Trust has decided to temporarily delay the implementation of its new IT system until it is confident that its quality standards can be met. Public Trust had told the Commerce Select Committee in March it expected to go live with the new system ... More >>

Rabobank Scholarship recipients announced at Smedley Station

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:44 am | Public Trust

Smedley Station today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rabobank Scholarships, totalling $26,300 for the coming year. Rabobank sponsors Smedley Graduates to study relevant Diploma and Degree courses. More >>