News

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Latest News

You’ll find Public Trust news from the last few months below, for older news visit our news archive.


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New Nelson home for Public Trust

Media release
14 August, 2019

After more than eight decades operating in Nelson, Public Trust has unveiled a new-look customer centre in Morrison Square.

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Scared but not prepared – dementia survey

Media release
12 August, 2019

It’s one of the biggest challenges facing the country’s health system – one that will cost the economy $4.5 billion and affect more than 170,000 New Zealanders by 2050.

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New law puts a new light on trusts

Media release
6 August, 2019

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

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Leaving it to the Act

Media release
9 July, 2019

The following is an opinion piece by Public Trust Senior Solicitor Theresa Donnelly.

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.

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Looking elsewhere for care

Media release
20 June, 2019

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.

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Big picture gesture gives boost to Smedley Station

Media release
31 May, 2019

A neighbourly gesture will see Hawke’s Bay’s Smedley Station and Cadet Training Farm expand in the coming months.

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