About Public Trust

We're here to help New Zealanders grow and protect the important things in life, like family and property. Legal and financial issues can seem complicated, but don't worry, we've been helping New Zealanders for more than 135 years.

Public Trust is best known as New Zealand's largest provider of Wills and estate administration services. Some may be surprised at our range of products and services including legal, financial, investment, trusts, conveyancing, estate administration and estate protection.

In fact wherever you're at in your life, we have the experience and expertise to help you protect and manage your family interests and assets.

*Education Trusts * Family Trusts * Inheritance Trusts * Pre-paid Funeral Trusts * Wills * Charitable Trusts * Enduring Powers of Attorney * Fee Protect * Savings & Investment * Conveyancing * Estate Administration * Personal Assist * Tax Services

What makes us different?

Public Trust is a Crown Entity whose independence is guaranteed under the Public Trust Act 2001. Established in 1873, we offer a large range of personal and business services, from the straightforward to the complex.

Our team

Bob Smith

Chief Executive

Simeon Wright

Chief Financial Officer

Business photos

9 Buxton Square Nelson

Products and services

  • Will Kits
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • Education Law
  • Legal Executives
  • Advocates
Markets Served
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Investments
  • Contracts
  • Conveyancing
  • Tax Planning
  • Power of Attorney
  • Living Trust
  • Trusts
  • Management
  • Estate Planning
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Advice

Mailing address

PO BOX 441 Nelson 7040

In business since



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