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Oriens Capital Supports Local Youth with Back-to-School Costs

19 Feb 2024

Oriens Capital Supports Local Youth with Back-to-School Costs

Local Tauranga business Oriens Capital has donated $2,500 to the charity, Te Aranui Youth Trust, through the Acorn Foundation.

Support your favourite causes before 31 March and get your tax back this year

07 Feb 2024

Support your favourite causes before 31 March and get your tax back this year

There are a variety of ways to give via Acorn, from outright gifts to planned giving strategies.

Praised and popular books nominated for 2024 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

02 Feb 2024

Praised and popular books nominated for 2024 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2024 - Eleanor Catton, author of The Luminaries is among the longlisted authors for Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction.

ASB Bank Supports our Community this Christmas

20 Dec 2023

ASB Bank Supports our Community this Christmas

Local ASB Tauranga and Mount Teams have donated $10,000 to three local charities to support our community this Christmas, via the Acorn Foundation.

Seven students have been awarded the prestigious Owens Scholarship for 2023

18 Dec 2023

Seven students have been awarded the prestigious Owens Scholarship for 2023

The highly competitive Boy & Joy Owens Scholarships have been awarded for 2023 to seven college and high school students across the Western Bay of Plenty.

Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School is delighted to announce the recipient of the 2023 FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award

08 Dec 2023

Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School is delighted to announce the recipient of the 2023 FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award

Congratulations to Justice Kololo!

Acorn Foundation and Craigs Unite for Fifth Consecutive Year to support Western Bay of Plenty Charities

06 Dec 2023

Acorn Foundation and Craigs Unite for Fifth Consecutive Year to support Western Bay of Plenty Charities

Acorn CEO Lori Luke says, “Acorn is proud to continue our philanthropic partnership with Craigs...

Newly appointed Acorn Foundation Chair

05 Dec 2023

Newly appointed Acorn Foundation Chair

We are absolutely thrilled to announce our fifth Acorn Foundation Chair

Ara Institute of Canterbury chooses the 2023 FAME Trust winner

29 Nov 2023

Ara Institute of Canterbury chooses the 2023 FAME Trust winner

Musical theatre student Charlotte Howe has been chosen as this year's 2023 Emerging Practitioner Award recipient from Ara Institute of Canterbury.

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