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The importance of having a will

02 Sep 2021

As lawyers involved in preserving and enhancing family wealth we regularly meet with clients to discuss their objectives and risks. It is surprising how often we realise that a client does not have a will or has not reviewed their will in recent years....

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Kiwis step up generosity

01 Sep 2021

September is Wills Month, and I add my voice to Community Foundations to encourage Kiwis who can to include a provision in their estate so that their legacy includes making a difference to the community causes they care about...

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What will be your legacy?

29 Aug 2021

I am immensely proud about the tireless work Community Foundations do in partnership with caring people, families and businesses, to make their communities better not just now but forever...

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Top tips for leaving a charitable gift in your will

12 Aug 2021

New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa. Giving gifts in your will is a sensible way to ensure your legacy remains after you pass....

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Thriving community philanthropy

15 Jun 2021

Right now, there is a real buzz about and a thirst for knowledge in new areas – impact investing, working with corporates exploring CSR, smart and enduring distribution models, strategic and flexible grant making, building enduring relationships to support Māori and wider community aspirations...

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What matters most in communities

11 May 2021

It is with a sense of excitement and privilege that I join the CFNZ team and I look forward to meeting with the whānau over the coming weeks ahead to hear what matters most to your people and your communities...

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