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Inaugural winner of the FAME Mid-Career Award announced

09 Mar 2022

Inaugural winner of the FAME Mid-Career Award announced

Congratulations to renowned dancer and performer, Rodney Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto)

Acorn Foundation is seeking volunteer committee members

23 Feb 2022

Acorn Foundation is seeking volunteer committee members

The Acorn Foundation is currently seeking two volunteers to join our Distributions Committee.

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

08 Feb 2022

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

The Acorn Foundation's new campaign is highlighting the benefits of giving back to the community, including up to a 33.3% tax credit on all gifts made before 31 March.

The 2022 New Zealand Book Awards longlists have been announced!

27 Jan 2022

The 2022 New Zealand Book Awards longlists have been announced!

The awards include the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, which offers $60,000 to the winner.

TECT beneficiaries support the community once again

21 Jan 2022

TECT beneficiaries support the community once again

This is the third year in a row that TECT beneficiaries have had the option of donating their rebate to the Acorn Vital Impact Fund.

Vira Paky wins the Gary Ware Legacy Award for human rights

11 Jan 2022

Vira Paky wins the Gary Ware Legacy Award for human rights

This is the second year the award has been running, thanks to the generosity of the Ware family.

University of Waikato selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

21 Dec 2021

University of Waikato selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

Congratulations to performing arts student Majenta Gaffar!

Seven local students win prestigious Owens Scholarships

14 Dec 2021

Seven local students win prestigious Owens Scholarships

This year marks the 28th year that Owens Scholarships have been supporting young people in our region.

FAME Trust awards first scholarship at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

08 Dec 2021

FAME Trust awards first scholarship at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Congratulations to Sebastian Hunter!

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