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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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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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Time to test your trust

Opinion piece
20 May, 2019

The following is an opinion piece from Public Trust Senior Solicitor Theresa Donnelly and appeared in the New Zealand Herald.

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Public Trust welcomes new Head of Custody

Media release
9 May, 2019

Public Trust is delighted to announce that Mark Lawrence has been appointed to the role of Head of Custody.

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Public Trust welcomes two new Board members

Media release
12 March, 2019

Public Trust is pleased to announce two new appointments to its Board.

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