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Recognising legal excellence

Media release
16 November, 2018

The professionalism and contribution of Theresa Donnelly have been recognised, with the Public Trust senior solicitor nominated for the 2018 MinterEllisonRuddWatts In-House Lawyer of the Year Award.

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Sandwiched and feeling the squeeze

Media release
28 October, 2018

There’s a generation of New Zealanders caught in a costly caring trap.

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The lighter side of wills

3 October, 2018

Knowing you have an up-to-date will in place is something that gives you peace of mind about your finances and property. But what about the other stuff?

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Valuable and vulnerable: recognising the place of the 65-plus

Media Release
1 October, 2018

The over 65s are the fastest-growing demographic group in New Zealand and one that is expected to double in size within the next 30 years.

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Modern life makes an up-to-date will more important than ever

Article
20 September, 2018

With modern business structures and modern families looking very different to how they once did, the importance of an up-to-date will is greater than ever. Wills Month is a perfect time to open or revisit the conversation.

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Friendly recognition is part of the fight

Media release
12 September, 2018

Public Trust has furthered its commitment to supporting those coping with dementia, with its Nelson and Blenheim customer centres now recognised as dementia friendly.

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Sorting your stuff this Wills Month

Media release
31 August, 2018

Remember how your parents made you tidy your room? They probably told you something about taking responsibility for sorting your things or not leaving a mess for others.

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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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A will to ease the burden

Opinion piece 
By Public Trust’s General Counsel – Retail, Henry Stokes.

01 March, 2018

Fairfax journalist Susan Edmunds recently wrote a story on the unfortunate case of Mr Thomas Brugman who passed away in July last year and whose embalmed body has been lying in a funeral home in Dargaville all this time.

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