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Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund bigger than ever
Tauranga and Western Bay community event organisers now have access to more funding than ever before, thanks to a $200,000 boost to the Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund.
The winner of the $64,000 Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction for 2023 has been announced
Congratulations to the winner Catherine Chidgey with her novel The Axeman's Carnival which has been described as a novel that has been clasped to New Zealanders’ hearts.
Announcing the 2023 FAME Mid-Career Award Winners
We are honoured to announce the five recipients of The FAME Mid-Career Awards for 2023.
Large scale outdoor photographic exhibition celebrates 20 years of local generosity
Acorn celebrates 20 years with the unveiling of an outdoor photographic exhibition on The Strand, Tauranga.
University of Waikato Tauranga campus scholarships awarded
Four adult learners have won Acorn Foundation scholarships, five students were granted TECT First-in-Family awards, and ten students were awarded TECT Returning Student scholarships.
Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Shortlist showcases a wide variety of excellent work
The shortlist offers entertaining and enriching reading experiences that traverse Aotearoa’s cultural and physical landscapes, revealing relationships and deepening our understanding of the world.
Give back to the community before 31 March and get tax back this year
You can receive up to a 33.3% tax credit on all gifts made before 31 March.
Acorn’s first 20 years... it’s just the beginning
In 2023, Acorn celebrates another milestone – our 20th birthday!