Latest Blogs

You’ll find Public Trust blogs from the last few months below.

The Privacy Act is changing. What it means for you

5 November, 2020

Changes are on the horizon, we take a look at what it means for all of us when the new Privacy Act comes into affect.

What an executor of your will does

Wills Week, 2020

While it’s important to choose someone you trust to be the executor of your estate, it can be helpful to have someone on board with expertise to remove some or all of the administrative burden from those closest to you.

What’s stopping you from making a will?

Wills Week, 2020

Every adult needs a will, so why don’t we all have one? We unpack 3 common myths stopping Kiwis from getting a will.

Financial elder abuse - know the signs

Money Week, 2020

While financial abuse can happen to anyone, it is a particular problem for our older generation.

Choosing an attorney for your EPA 

Money Week, 2020

Things to think about when choosing an attorney for your EPA and why they are so important.

What to do when your loved one is diagnosed with dementia

Money Week, 2020

Learning that your loved one has dementia is life changing. Whilst the changes brought by the illness happen gradually, it's important to plan for the future so that you and your loved one can enjoy the 'now'.

EPAs 101 

Money Week, 2020

What is an EPA? How does one protect me? We break it down for you.

5 things to think about before making a will

Money Week, 2020

It seems that many Kiwis don’t think that they need a will and assume that their assets will automatically go to those closest to them if something happens. But it’s a bit more complicated than that.

Leading with kindness in a crisis
24 June, 2020

Our GM People and Culture reflects on how leaning into our ‘culture of care’ helped us navigate Covid-19 as an essential service organisation – and regain momentum.

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Public Trust CEO talks wills to Seven Sharp
9 June, 2020

The spotlight was on wills – or the lack thereof amongst Kiwis – on TVNZ’s current affairs show Seven Sharp recently.

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Top 5 tips for creating a will
5 June, 2020

Demystifying wills – our Trustees share their top 5 tips for creating a will.

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