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About us


Who we are

Perpetual Guardian is a result of the coming together of Perpetual Trust and Guardian Trust. As two of New Zealand’s oldest trustee companies, we have over 130 years of experience in providing estate planning options for Kiwis. We employ over 240 people from a wide range of backgrounds to offer our diverse range of services.

We are specialists in providing Wills, Trusts and Enduring Powers of Attorney. We understand the sensitive nature of Wills, supporting grieving families, helping to plan estates and achieve financial goals. We know that trusted relationships are built on clear communication, quality service, respect and integrity.

Our People

We believe a great team is Perpetual Guardian’s most valuable asset. Our people are passionate about what they do, how they do it and care about the well-being of those who have entrusted them with the safe guarding of their assets. It’s a responsibility the Perpetual Guardian team takes very seriously. We recruit, train, empower and reward our team members to deliver comprehensive financial solutions and services to our clients. Our core values are: integrity, excellence, passion for what we do, accountability, being client-focused and being solutions-oriented.

What we offer

As an employee of Perpetual Guardian you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, that includes both personal and financial benefits, and provides:

  • Life insurance;
  • Health insurance through Southern Cross;
  • Discounts on a range of Perpetual Guardian products, including: Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney;
  • Tertiary Study Assistance;
  • Staff Development Program;
  • Employee Recognition Awards; and,
  • Free access to the Organisational Counselling Programme (OCP), a completely confidential and independent counselling service to employees when needed.

    In a business all about people, we are looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are. When joining Perpetual Guardian you will be connected to a strong team of like-minded professionals and be provided with opportunities to continually develop and grow with us.

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    Perpetual Guardian is a trading name of The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Limited and Perpetual Trust Limited. For Authorised Financial Advisers, a disclosure statement is available upon request and free of charge.