$1.15M distributed to community organisations in 2019!

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Scholarships: TGC Students Flying to New Heights

Scholarships: TGC Students Flying to New Heights

Three Tauranga Girls’ College students have received a helping hand towards their costs of travel for very significant events

Scholarship: Tauranga Performing Arts Award Winner Announced

Scholarship: Tauranga Performing Arts Award Winner Announced

Congratulations for the second year running to Angus Simmons, who took out the Acorn Foundation Chris Tustain Prize in July.

Scholarships: Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Scholarships: Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

22 college students recently celebrated completion of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme

News: Waipuna Hospice teams up with Acorn

News: Waipuna Hospice teams up with Acorn

Waipuna Hospice is celebrating 30 years and has teamed up with the Acorn Foundation

Scholarships: Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

Scholarships: Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch 2019

We recently celebrated 14 Year 12 students who completed the 2019 Outward Bound Tangaroa Watch programme

Events: Acorn donors visit Te Puke and Katikati

Events: Acorn donors visit Te Puke and Katikati

In mid June we took several donors on a tour of Te Puke and Katikati based recipient organisations.

Events: A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

Events: A beautiful day to honour Acorn donors

Friends and family joined together on a beautiful May day to honour recently deceased Acorn donors.

Award: Winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize has been announced!

Award: Winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize has been announced!

Congratulations to Dame Fiona Kidman, winner of the 2019 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for her novel This Mortal Boy

Scholarships: 2019 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Scholarships: 2019 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners Celebrated

Eight engineering apprentices from five different WBOP firms were awarded three-year scholarships from the Bob & Pat Page Fund

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