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2019 Winner of the University of Waikato Beverley Perszyk Scholarship

06 Jan 2020

2019 Winner of the University of Waikato Beverley Perszyk Scholarship

Congratulations to Britney Moore, the first winner of the newly instated Beverley Perszyk Scholarship.

Michelle Malcolm joins the Acorn Board of Trustees in December 2019

06 Jan 2020

Michelle Malcolm joins the Acorn Board of Trustees in December 2019

We are delighted to welcome Michelle Malcolm who joined our Board of Trustees in late 2019, following the departure of recent Chair, Glenn Keaney.

Craigs Investment Partners: Supporting the Bay of Plenty this Christmas

16 Dec 2019

Craigs Investment Partners: Supporting the Bay of Plenty this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners gifts $27,000 to the Western Bay of Plenty this Christmas!

Jack Egan and Olive Pearce win the 2019 Christine Tustain Sports Award

12 Dec 2019

Jack Egan and Olive Pearce win the 2019 Christine Tustain Sports Award

Two winners for the 2019 Christine Tustain Sports Award: Jack Egan (Canoe Slalom), and Olive Pearce (Surf Lifesaving) - well done to you both!

Ebony Kahukura wins Eva Trowbridge Waikato University Award

12 Dec 2019

Ebony Kahukura wins Eva Trowbridge Waikato University Award

Congratulations to Ebony Kahukura, the 13th winner of the Eva Trowbridge Waikato University Scholarship!

Nikki Wade wins 2019 Acorn Foundation Adult Leaner Scholarship

12 Dec 2019

Nikki Wade wins 2019 Acorn Foundation Adult Leaner Scholarship

Congratulations to Nikki Wade who was awarded the Ruth Jackson-Smith scholarship for her studies at Waikato University.

Changing of the Guard

05 Dec 2019

Changing of the Guard

As we welcome new Chair Lesley Jensen, we farewell our retiring Chair Glenn Keaney after eight years of service.

News: Craigs Investment Partners launches strategic giving partnership with Community Foundations NZ on Giving Tuesday

02 Dec 2019

News: Craigs Investment Partners launches strategic giving partnership with Community Foundations NZ on Giving Tuesday

We are so pleased to be able to announce our new partnership with Craigs Investment Partners which will see communities nationwide benefit. Craigs Investment Partners, Acorn Foundation and CFNZ have…

News: Christmas giving that really counts

28 Nov 2019

News: Christmas giving that really counts

Give the gift of a Christmas donation to one of Acorn’s Community Group Funds to put you in the holiday spirit.

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