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FAME Trust winner announced at University of Auckland
Congratulations to Chastity Mamea!
FAME Trust winner selected at Victoria University of Wellington—Te Herenga Waka
Congratulations to India on her selection for the FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award!
The FAME Trust selects University of Otago winner
This institution is one of seven top-rated performing arts schools in New Zealand which are each granted a scholarship to offer promising students who have completed at least one year of tertiary…
University of Waikato honours FAME Trust winner
Samoan operatic baritone has won the 2022 Emerging Practitioner Award at the University of Waikato.
New Zealand School of Dance chooses 2022 FAME Trust winner
Former Wellington Girls’ College student, Hannah Scholten, a Contemporary Dance student who is completing her second year of study has been chosen as the recipient.
Three young local artists receive boost to further careers
A visual artist, a published poet and writer, and an accomplished violinist have all been awarded arts awards for 2022 in a partnership between Acorn and Creative Bay of Plenty.
Supporting what you love, long after you’ve gone
The fund created by the Claude and Marjory Hewlett estate provided funding for the first time this year to their named recipient, Tauranga District Riding for the Disabled.
Acorn Foundation announces more than $3M in donations for 2022
Acorn’s incredible donors have allowed this region’s local community foundation to distribute more than $3M to 213 charitable organisations and scholarship and award programmes this year.
An up-to-date Will is vital
During Wills Month 2022, 14 local law offices across the region have offered to add a gift to the community through Acorn to their clients’ wills for free.
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