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New Zealand’s literary giants honour benefactor, Jann Medlicott

New Zealand’s literary giants honour benefactor, Jann Medlicott

A quartet of New Zealand’s best fiction writers gathered with friends and family to honour local Acorn donor Jann Medlicott

Winners of the 2021 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships announced!

Winners of the 2021 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships announced!

We are delighted to announce the five winners of the Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships, selected from four local engineering firms.

Acorn is on the hunt for a new Marketing and Events Specialist!

Acorn is on the hunt for a new Marketing and Events Specialist!

Looking for an impactful opportunity where you can make a difference in your community? We are looking for a full-time Marketing superstar to join our small, busy team.

Ryan+Alexander gift five scholarships for Tauranga students

Ryan+Alexander gift five scholarships for Tauranga students

Five Tauranga local school leavers will head off to tertiary study with a welcome financial boost, thanks to a suite of scholarships from local company Ryan+Alexander.

Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards Winners Announced!

Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards Winners Announced!

Thanks to very generous local donors, we were able to sponsor the 2021 Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards at the Tauranga Art Gallery, with winners being announced on 1 April.

Former pupil encourages love of learning at Katikati Primary School

Former pupil encourages love of learning at Katikati Primary School

Acorn donor, Alan Goodyear, is providing juniors at Katikati Primary School with Numicon maths equipment and curriculum.

Acorn's recent 'Supporters & Friends' function packs a punch

Acorn's recent 'Supporters & Friends' function packs a punch

"Tears, sadness, hope, inspiration, awe--what a range of emotions we experienced during Saturday’s Donor and Friends event!"

NZ Book Awards: Shortlist announced!

NZ Book Awards: Shortlist announced!

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards finalists reveal a shift in New Zealand writing and publishing. Read more to see the shortlisted books for the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction.

Tax credits provide extra incentive to give back to the community before 31 March

Tax credits provide extra incentive to give back to the community before 31 March

The Acorn Foundation’s Give Back and Get Back campaign is underway for 2020, aiming to highlight the benefits that giving back to the community can provide, including the 33.3% tax credit you can…

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