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Local Students win 2022 scholarships to Outward Bound

27 Jun 2022

Local Students win 2022 scholarships to Outward Bound

This is the sixth year 14 students have been awarded the 2022 Outward Bound Scholarship to attend the Tangaroa Watch programme in the South Island.

The University of Auckland selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

13 Jun 2022

The University of Auckland selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

Congratulations to multifaceted artist Oliver Bramah!

The FAME Trust Mid-Career Awards Announced

08 Jun 2022

The FAME Trust Mid-Career Awards Announced

Congratulations to talented Pasifika artists Amanaki Lelei Prescott-Faletau and Tupe Lualua on receiving the FAME Mid-Career Award!

2022 winners selected for the Page/Acorn Engineering Scholarship

31 May 2022

2022 winners selected for the Page/Acorn Engineering Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2022 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship winners!

Craigs donates over $10,000 to the TECT Rescue Helicopter

21 May 2022

Craigs donates over $10,000 to the TECT Rescue Helicopter

For the third year running, the team at Craigs Investment Partners have held a month-long fundraiser to raise funds for New Zealand’s regional rescue helicopters.

Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro appointed as Patron of new strategic way of giving in Aotearoa NZ

20 May 2022

Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro appointed as Patron of new strategic way of giving in Aotearoa NZ

The Acorn Foundation are thrilled that Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro has been appointed as Patron for Community Foundations of New Zealand (CFNZ).

Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction Winner Announced

18 May 2022

Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction Winner Announced

Congratulations to Wellington novelist and playwright Whiti Hereaka, who won the $60,000 award last week.

Acorn Foundation launches new research into supporting youth in the Western Bay of Plenty

02 May 2022

Acorn Foundation launches new research into supporting youth in the Western Bay of Plenty

The Western Bay of Plenty Vital Signs® Youth 2022 report is out now for you to read and gain insight into the youth in the WBOP.

Congratulations to the 2021 winners of University of Waikato Scholarships

25 Mar 2022

Congratulations to the 2021 winners of University of Waikato Scholarships

Each scholarship rewards, and provides financial support to, students with a history of outstanding work ethic and community spirit.

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