$1.15M distributed to community organisations in 2019!

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Scholarships: Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

Scholarships: Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

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

Events: Acorn donors visit Te Puke and Katikati

Events: 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.

Events: A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

Events: A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

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

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

Award: 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

Scholarships: 2019 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Scholarships: 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

Events: Donor & Friends Function: March 2019

Events: Donor & Friends Function: March 2019

Over 120 donors, friends, supporters and recipient groups came together to attend our recent function held at The Kollective in March 2018

News: 2019 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The shortlist is in!

News: 2019 Ockham NZ Book Awards - The shortlist is in!

Four of NZ's best-known novelists are in the running for the country’s richest fiction writing award, the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize

News: Annual Round Table Reporting Sessions

News: Annual Round Table Reporting Sessions

Five sessions, 60 organisations: A humbling and inspiring week!

Heather McLean - Tauranga Queen Service Medal Winner

Heather McLean - Tauranga Queen Service Medal Winner

A recent investiture ceremony was held at Waipuna Hospice for Tauranga Queen Service Medal Winner and Acorn Donor Heather McLean

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