Auditor's disclaimer

Matters relating to the electronic presentation of the audited financial statements and statement of service performance

The audit report relates to the financial statements and statement of service performance of Public Trust and group for the year ended 30 June 2010 included on Public Trust and group's website.  The Board is responsible for the maintenance and integrity of Public Trust and group's website.  We have not been engaged to report on the integrity of Public Trust and group's website. We accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the financial statements and statement of service performance since they were initially presented on the website.

The audit report refers only to the financial statements and statement of service performance named above. It does not provide an opinion on any other information which may have been hyperlinked to or from the financial statements and statement of service performance. If readers of this report are concerned with the inherent risks arising from electronic data communication they should refer to the published hard copy of the audited financial statements and statement of service performance and related audit report dated 24 September 2010 to confirm the information included in the audited financial statements and statement of service performance presented on this website.

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Warren Allen's Signature
 
Warren Allen
Ernst & Young
On behalf of the Auditor-General
Wellington, New Zealand