Autonomous Crown entity

Public Trust is New Zealand's largest and oldest trustee organisation, set up in 1873 with a unique mandate to protect the future of New Zealanders. Public Trust offers independent, professional advice and a wide range of legal and financial services to New Zealanders at different stages of their lives, and assists with carrying out their wishes after they are deceased.

Public Trust works with a range of customers, including individuals, charitable trusts and term estates, managing their funds and helping to improve their situation in many different ways. Public Trust also acts as an independent trustee for a number of other investment schemes.

Check the Public Trust website for the latest financial information.

Key Company Information

Entity Form Statutory Crown entity
Established 1873
Head Office Wellington
Primary Legislation Crown Entities Act 2004;
Public Trust Act 2001;
Public Finance Act 1989

Board of Directors

Person Role Term
Mr Ian Fitzgerald Chair 22 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2022
Ms Kirsty Campbell Member 1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2021
Mr John Duncan Member 1 Nov 2015 - 31 Oct 2021
Mr Graham Naylor Member 1 Nov 2016 - 31 Oct 2021
Mrs Vicki Sykes Member 1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2021