Autonomous Crown entity

Public Trust was established in 1873 to protect the future of New Zealanders.  It is now New Zealand’s largest provider of wills and estate administration services and also provides a range of products and services including legal, financial, investment, trusts, estate administration, and estate protection.

Public Trust works with a range of customers, including individuals, charitable trusts and term estates.

For further information:  www.publictrust.co.nz

Key Information

Entity Form Autonomous Crown entity
Established 1873
Head Office Auckland
Primary Legislation Crown Entities Act 2004;
Public Trust Act 2001;

Board of Directors

Person Role Term
Mr Ian Fitzgerald Chair 22 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2025
Mr John Duncan Deputy Chair 1 Nov 2015 - 31 Oct 2024
Ms Meleane Burgess Member 1 Feb 2020 - 31 Oct 2025
Ms Kirsty Campbell Member 1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2024
Mr Kevin Murphy Member 1 Feb 2020 - 31 Oct 2025
Mr Graham Naylor Member 1 Nov 2016 - 31 Oct 2024