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TGC Students Flying to New Heights

TGC Students Flying to New Heights

Three Tauranga Girls’ College students have received a helping hand towards their costs of travel for very significant events

Tauranga Performing Arts Award Winner Announced

Tauranga Performing Arts Award Winner Announced

Congratulations for the second year running to Angus Simmons, who took out the Acorn Foundation Chris Tustain Prize in July.

Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

22 college students recently celebrated completion of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme

Waipuna Hospice teams up with Acorn

Waipuna Hospice teams up with Acorn

Waipuna Hospice is celebrating 30 years and has teamed up with the Acorn Foundation

Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

We recently celebrated 14 Year 12 students who completed the 2019 Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch programme

Acorn donors visit Te Puke and Katikati

Acorn donors visit Te Puke and Katikati

In mid June we took several donors on a tour of Te Puke and Katikati based recipient organisations.

A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

Friends and family joined together on a beautiful May day to honour recently deceased Acorn donors.

Winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize has been announced!

Winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize has been announced!

Congratulations to Dame Fiona Kidman, winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for her novel This Mortal Boy

2019 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners Celebrated

2019 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Eight engineering apprentices from five different WBOP firms were awarded three-year scholarships from the Bob & Pat Page Fund

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