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Michelle Malcolm joins the Acorn Board of Trustees in December 2019

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

Craigs Investment Partners: Supporting the Bay of Plenty this Christmas

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

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

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…

2019 Winner of the University of Waikato Beverley Perszyk Scholarship

2019 Winner of the University of Waikato Beverley Perszyk Scholarship

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

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

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!

Nikki Wade wins 2019 Acorn Foundation Adult Leaner Scholarship

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.

Ebony Kahukura wins Eva Trowbridge Waikato University Award

Ebony Kahukura wins Eva Trowbridge Waikato University Award

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

New members for Acorn's Distributions Committee

New members for Acorn's Distributions Committee

We are delighted to welcome new Distribution Committee Members Annabel Bayes, Julie Carlson and Jo Franks for 2020.

News: Christmas giving that really counts

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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