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The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

28 Jan 2021

The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

Youth, diversity and vitality are reflected in the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Longlist, released on 28 January. Click here to view a full list of finalists.

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

21 Dec 2020

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

The good folks at Craigs Investment Partners have done it again! For the second year, they have provided more than $150,000 to the Acorn Foundation to distribute around the country on their behalf.

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

17 Dec 2020

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

Congratulations to the 14th winner of the Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

14 Dec 2020

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

Congratulations to the winner of the Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship, Jed Melton, who takes this award alongside TECT's First-in-Family Scholarship for studies at Waikato University's…

Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

14 Dec 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

The Acorn team is thrilled to announce that Kylie Oliver is the 2020 recipient of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship.

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

08 Dec 2020

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

We were delighted to attend various awards ceremonies at several WBOP colleges through November/December to see the Owens Scholarships handed out to seven standout Year 13 students.

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

17 Nov 2020

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

We had a fabulous evening on 16 November, hosting our AGM at The Kollective along with around 80 Acorn donors, recipients and supporters.

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

17 Nov 2020

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

The Acorn Foundation was very pleased to host the 2020 Outward Bound Scholarship celebration on Wednesday 11 November at The Kollective in Tauranga.

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

10 Nov 2020

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

We were absolutely delighted to (finally) be able to celebrate the five winners of this year's Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships in early November.

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