The Trusts Act 2019: Implications for trustees of charitable trusts and Not For Profits

  • 19-Nov-20
  • News Announcements
The Otago Southland Branch of the Institute of Directors are running an informative presentation on the 30th of November of the new Trusts Act changes.
Professor Jessica Palmer and Stephanie Pettigrew explain the implications of the Trusts Act 2019 which comes in to effect on 31 January 2021. This session is designed for trustees of charitable trusts and not-for-profits.
The Trusts Act 2019 will replace the Trustee Act 1956 and applies to all existing and future trusts in New Zealand.  Jessica and Stephanie will outline compliance requirements, trustee obligations and issues for trustees to be aware of to prepare for the changes.
Otago Community Trust is pleased to be able offer Not for Profit organisations who are non-members of the Institute of Directors a limited number of complimentary admissions to this presentation. Please note that spaces are limited.
To take up this offer, please email Philippa Murrell - Otago Southland Branch Manager -
Make reference to Otago Community Trust NFP offer.
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  • 28-Feb-21
  • News Announcements

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Indicative Timetable for 2021

  • 18-Jan-21
  • News Announcements

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  • 14-Dec-20
  • News Media Release

Otago Community Trust have funded over $1.1M in support of a diverse range of community causes in what was the Trusts final funding round for 2020.

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  • 04-Nov-20
  • News Media Release

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