If you want to make a meaningful gift to Surf Life Saving New
Zealand, there is an easy way to do it , even if you don't
feel you can write out a cheque for the amount you'd like to give
right this minute.
Just be sure that you have named Surf Life Saving New Zealand in
your will. This is not an out-of-pocket expense that will affect
your current standard of living in any way. The money comes out of
your estate, after your death. However, the pleasure of knowing the
gift is going to be given is something you can cherish right
The gift designated to Surf Life Saving in your will can be a
specific amount, a percentage of your estate, or you can name a
piece of property, such as real estate or stock or a valuable
Your will needs to be thought about, discussed, planned, and
arranged carefully. That way, you can be sure that your money will
be doing the work that you want done. Money you have worked hard to
accumulate should be used to support the things you care about
after you are gone.
Too many people have an out-of-date will. Or, worse, they have no
will at all.
If you have already made a will, you can make changes by adding a
codicil - a written provision to your will. Codicils need to be
witnessed, signed and dated in exactly the same way as a will. Your
solicitor will be able to advise you.
If you have already arranged for a bequest to Surf Life Saving New
Zealand, make that known so that you can hear "thank you" today for
the support you will be giving to Surf Life Saving in the
You can contact our Fundraising Manager for Surf
Life Saving on firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may use the following form to advise your lawyer of your
I GIVE AND BEQUEATH free of all duties to Surf Life Saving New
*(a) one ................... part of the residue of my
*(b) the whole of the residue of my estate.
*(c) the sum of $...................
for the general purposes of Surf Life Saving and I declare that
the receipt of the Executive Director or other officer of Surf Life
Saving shall be a full and sufficient discharge for my trustees in
respect of such payment.
* Delete which is not applicable.