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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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Tough questions for living and leaving well

Media Release 
28 May, 2018

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.

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A+ partnership spreading peace of mind

Media release
16 July, 2018

Public Trust is expanding the Auckland District Health Board’s services to staff, thanks to a new partnership agreement between Public Trust and the Auckland DHB Charitable Trust, also known as the A+ Trust.

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Challenges to living and leaving well

The following article was published by Alzheimers New Zealand.

Opinion piece
6 July, 2018

New Zealand has a poor record in estate planning. In fact, less than half of the New Zealand adult population has a will.

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New centre shows ongoing commitment

Media Release 
2 May, 2018

Public Trust has reinforced its commitment to the Canterbury region by relocating its Timaru office to a new customer centre in the city.

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Over 65 and undervalued

Media Release
30 April, 2018

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.

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Recognition for transformative tech

Public Trust CEO, Bob Smith, has been recognised by CIO magazine for leadership at a time of transformation by being named in the CIO100 for 2018.

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