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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…

The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

Youth, diversity and vitality are reflected in the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Longlist, released on 28 January. Click here to view a full list of finalists.

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

Acorn Foundation and the Tauranga Art Gallery are excited to announce the inaugural Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards and Exhibition, scheduled for April 2021.   ​​​​​​​

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

The good folks at Craigs Investment Partners have done it again! For the second year, they have provided more than $150,000 to the Acorn Foundation to distribute around the country on their behalf.

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