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The 2022 New Zealand Book Awards longlists have been announced!

The 2022 New Zealand Book Awards longlists have been announced!

The awards include the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, which offers $60,000 to the winner.

TECT beneficiaries support the community once again

TECT beneficiaries support the community once again

This is the third year in a row that TECT beneficiaries have had the option of donating their rebate to the Acorn Vital Impact Fund.

Vira Paky wins the Gary Ware Legacy Award for human rights

Vira Paky wins the Gary Ware Legacy Award for human rights

This is the second year the award has been running, thanks to the generosity of the Ware family.

University of Waikato selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

University of Waikato selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

Congratulations to performing arts student Majenta Gaffar!

Seven local students win prestigious Owens Scholarships

Seven local students win prestigious Owens Scholarships

This year marks the 28th year that Owens Scholarships have been supporting young people in our region.

Toi Whakaari selects first FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award winner

Toi Whakaari selects first FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award winner

Congratulations to Maurea on her selection for the FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award!

Farmer Autovillage celebrates 30 Years by giving back to the Bay of Plenty

Farmer Autovillage celebrates 30 Years by giving back to the Bay of Plenty

To celebrate 30 years in operation, Farmer Autovillage is giving back to the local community via a series of grants.

Craigs Investment Partners supports communities this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners supports communities this Christmas

This is the third year that Craigs have provided over $150,000 to charities in lieu of client gifts for the holidays.

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