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KPMG selects first Workplace Giving recipients

10 May 2021

KPMG selects first Workplace Giving recipients

The KPMG Tauranga office has been running a Workplace Giving programme with Acorn since last year, and recently distributed to their first chosen recipients.

New Zealand’s literary giants honour benefactor, Jann Medlicott

22 Apr 2021

New Zealand’s literary giants honour benefactor, Jann Medlicott

A quartet of New Zealand’s best fiction writers gathered with friends and family to honour local Acorn donor Jann Medlicott

Winners of the 2021 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships announced!

20 Apr 2021

Winners of the 2021 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships announced!

We are delighted to announce the five winners of the Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships, selected from four local engineering firms.

Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards Winners Announced!

13 Apr 2021

Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards Winners Announced!

Thanks to very generous local donors, we were able to sponsor the 2021 Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards at the Tauranga Art Gallery, with winners being announced on 1 April.

Ryan+Alexander gift five scholarships for Tauranga students

08 Apr 2021

Ryan+Alexander gift five scholarships for Tauranga students

Five Tauranga local school leavers will head off to tertiary study with a welcome financial boost, thanks to a suite of scholarships from local company Ryan+Alexander.

Former pupil encourages love of learning at Katikati Primary School

06 Apr 2021

Former pupil encourages love of learning at Katikati Primary School

Acorn donor, Alan Goodyear, is providing juniors at Katikati Primary School with Numicon maths equipment and curriculum.

NZ Book Awards: Shortlist announced!

17 Mar 2021

NZ Book Awards: Shortlist announced!

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards finalists reveal a shift in New Zealand writing and publishing. Read more to see the shortlisted books for the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction.

Acorn's recent 'Supporters & Friends' function packs a punch

16 Mar 2021

Acorn's recent 'Supporters & Friends' function packs a punch

"Tears, sadness, hope, inspiration, awe--what a range of emotions we experienced during Saturday’s Donor and Friends event!"

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

28 Jan 2021

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

Acorn Foundation and the Tauranga Art Gallery are excited to announce the inaugural Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards and Exhibition, scheduled for April 2021.   ​​​​​​​

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