How to make a bequest

We welcome bequests and are happy to discuss your wishes with you. Please email the director or phone 0800 266 325

The wording below may provide a starting point. It is a guide only and we recommend you consult your solicitor.


"I give to Nelson Tasman Housing Trust (Registered Charity number CC21439), 329 Trafalgar Square East, Nelson 7010:

  • the residue [or % share of the residue] of my estate absolutely
  • the property at [specify full address of property]
  • a fixed sum of $_________
  • my [shares in XYZ company/ jewellery/personal effects]

and I direct that:

(i) The proceeds may be used for the general purposes of Nelson Tasman Housing Trust (NTHT), and

(ii) A receipt signed by a person authorised by the Board of NTHT shall be good and sufficient discharge to my executors."