SuperLife’s superannuation scheme is administered and governed under a trust. 


All SuperLife schemes are promoted and managed by Smartshares Limited. Smartshares Limited is part of NZX Limited.

Funds invested in SuperLife are held on trust and are separate from the business activities of Smartshares Limited.



The Supervisor is appointed by Smartshares Limited. All SuperLife schemes are supervised by the Public Trust Limited.  The Supervisor's role is to supervise the manager's performance of its functions and issuer obligations and the financial position of the manager and the scheme.  This is overlaid with the need to act on behalf of scheme participants in relation to the manager, the governing document and issuer obligations.


Read more about the supervisor board members.


The assets are held in the name of Public Trust.


Investment managers 

Smartshares Limited, is the overall manager for the SuperLife schemes.

See a list of SuperLife's current external investment managers.