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Nominations for Western Bay Community Awards 2023 Are Now Open

05 Sep 2022

Nominations for Western Bay Community Awards 2023 Are Now Open

Previously known as the TECT Community Awards, the awards return with a new name, the Western Bay Community Awards.

Acorn Foundation is currently seeking a volunteer to join our Investment Advisory Committee

08 Aug 2022

Acorn Foundation is currently seeking a volunteer to join our Investment Advisory Committee

If you would like to use your investment knowledge to support the communities in the WBOP, we’d love to hear from you!

Celebration of Dale Carnegie 2022 Scholarship Winners

11 Jul 2022

Celebration of Dale Carnegie 2022 Scholarship Winners

On Thursday, 7 July, 22 students from schools across the Western Bay of Plenty were excited to receive their graduation certificates for completing the 2022 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth…

Partnership fund to simplify community event funding process within Tauranga and the Western Bay

07 Jul 2022

Partnership fund to simplify community event funding process within Tauranga and the Western Bay

Local funders within Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty have established a new fund which will streamline application processes for community events. The Tauranga Western Bay Community Event…

TECT & Acorn Foundation are hiring!

04 Jul 2022

TECT & Acorn Foundation are hiring!

Are you ready to become part of a community game-changer? Would you like to work with a team that is passionate about creating a thriving, caring and connected community in the Western Bay of Plenty?…

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!

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