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Community Finance Partners with Public Trust as Security Trustee

We are thrilled to be partnering with Community Finance and supporting positive social and environmental change at a time when New Zealand needs it most. As an organisation that has been proudly protecting Kiwis’ assets for nearly 150 years, this partnership aligns strongly with our core values and we’re excited to see the good that will come from it.

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Public Trust celebrates Wills Week with list of top 10 unique last wishes made by Kiwis

From saying “I love you” and making jokes, to leaving large sums of money for fresh flower deliveries or ensuring Fluffy the cat is looked after, Public Trust is highlighting Kiwis’ unique last wishes to show the sweet, sentimental – and sometimes humorous – side of will making.

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Keeping safe at Alert Level 2

Following the Government’s announcement that Auckland is to move to alert level 2 along with the rest of New Zealand, Public Trust will be following protocols to help keep our teams, customers and the wider community safe.

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We’re still open for business, with Auckland working remotely

General Notice
12 August, 2020

Following the Government’s announcement that Auckland is to return to alert level 3 with the rest of New Zealand to move to alert level 2, Public Trust will be following protocols to help keep our teams, customers and the wider community safe.

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Public Trust appoints Peter Aish as new Chief Financial Officer

Media Release
5 August, 2020

Public Trust, the Crown Entity that provides estate management and KiwiSaver supervisory services, has appointed Peter Aish to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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We'll continue to keep our team and communities safe in Level 1

General Notice
9  June, 2020

Public Trust is proud of how our teams and customers have adapted to the safety measures for visits during Level 2 that helped protect our communities. At alert level 1, we will continue to record visits for contact tracing purpose and maintain high levels of cleanliness in our customer centres.

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Public Trust appoints Chris East as Chief Information Officer

Media Release
25 May, 2020

Public Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris East to the role of Chief Information Officer.

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Public Trust retains AA credit rating following independent ratings assessment

Media Release
20 May, 2020

Public Trust has retained its AA credit rating with a stable outlook, following this year’s assessment by independent ratings agency Fitch.

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Alert Level 2- how we can help you

General Notice
13 May, 2020

Public Trust will be opening our customer centres for face-to-face appointments while the country is at alert level 2 from Thursday 14th May.

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Public Trust welcomes new legislation changes allowing remote signing and witnessing of wills during COVID-19

Media Release
21 April, 2020

Public Trust welcomes the temporary changes announced by the Government which mean Kiwis can now have their wills, oaths, affirmations and declarations signed and administered remotely.

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