• Annah Stretton Dec 10, 2018

    Is the New Zealand Fashion Industry an endangered species?

    Yesterday another small, but perfectly formed, New Zealand designer signalled her intent to close the doors on her business early next year. Yesterday another small, but perfectly formed, New Zealand designer signalled her intent to close the doors on her business early next year.

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  • Annah Stretton Oct 29, 2018

    Buy Made to Last, not Made too Fast

    The fashion industry is fast becoming public enemy number one when it comes to all things environmental. The fashion industry is fast becoming public enemy number one when it comes to all things environmental.

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  • Annah Stretton Oct 09, 2018

    Wedding Pending?

    Wedding pending? Reduce the impact the fashion industry is having on the environment and HIRE your dress! Wedding pending? Reduce the impact the fashion industry is having on the environment and HIRE your dress!

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  • Annah Stretton Feb 18, 2019

    Helping Hand for Charities

    A business-led initiative that will give Waikato charities access to high-quality advice and support launches next month. A business-led initiative that will give Waikato charities access to high-quality advice and support launches next month.

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 15, 2018

    When Will Crime Stop Paying?

    Working in the women’s prison on a weekly basis, I am more convinced than ever that education is the solution to New Zealand’s amplifying crime rates.  Working in the women’s prison on a weekly basis, I am more convinced than ever that education is the solution to New Zealand’s amplifying crime rates. 

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  • Annah Stretton Jun 15, 2018

    Reminiscing on Ryman

    In honour of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we remember one of Annah’s biggest, and most rewarding projects. In honour of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we remember one of Annah’s biggest, and most rewarding projects.

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 31, 2018

    Dealing with Internet Trolls

    When did we as a race get so inhumane, so gutless and faceless, and why the need to say these vile things at all? When did we as a race get so inhumane, so gutless and faceless, and why the need to say these vile things at all?

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 24, 2018

    Steve Jobs' Last Words

    He died a billionaire at 56yrs of Pancreatic Cancer and here are his last words on the sick bed. He died a billionaire at 56yrs of Pancreatic Cancer and here are his last words on the sick bed.

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 03, 2018

    Growing your own food - is like printing your own money

    We have reacted to so many challenges within our lives and environment with a positive change yet prioritising our wellness still seems to be the last cab off the rank. We have reacted to so many challenges within our lives and environment with a positive change yet prioritising our wellness still seems to be the last cab off the rank.

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  • Annah Stretton Jul 26, 2018

    Joy is Price-less

    Joy is the most wonderful feeling to factor into our day. It heightens the senses, it makes life feel lighter and brighter, and sometimes it even makes us 'jump for joy'. Joy is the most wonderful feeling to factor into our day. It heightens the senses, it makes life feel lighter and brighter, and sometimes it even makes us 'jump for joy'.

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  • Annah Stretton Jun 15, 2018

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    A topic that is awful to think about and even harder to comprehend; the elderly being abused. But it is happening, it is a global issue, and New Zealand is no exception. A topic that is awful to think about and even harder to comprehend; the elderly being abused. But it is happening, it is a global issue, and New Zealand is no exception.

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  • Annah Stretton May 29, 2018

    Small Steps Lead To Big Gains

    The Kia Puāwai approach is based on three core principles - nutrition, movement and mind management - and is the brainchild of fashion designer Annah Stretton. The Kia Puāwai approach is based on three core principles - nutrition, movement and mind management - and is the brainchild of fashion designer Annah Stretton.

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  • Annah Stretton Oct 10, 2017

    STOP the Body Shaming … Now!

    So we get up every day, and self-deprecate as to what our body isn’t, with little thought to how damn amazing our body actually is. So we get up every day, and self-deprecate as to what our body isn’t, with little thought to how damn amazing our body actually is.

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  • Annah Stretton Sep 15, 2017

    Euthanasia VS Suicide.. At Least We Are Having The Conversation

    Jacinda Ardern has come out to publically state it was wrong of National MP Simon O’Connor to equate euthanasia with youth suicide.  Jacinda Ardern has come out to publically state it was wrong of National MP Simon O’Connor to equate euthanasia with youth suicide. 

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  • Annah Stretton Feb 04, 2019

    3 Generations Worth of Devotion Fuel the Annah Stretton Brand

    The arrival of 2019 sets the scene for another year of milestones to be chalked up and celebrated in the world of business and social entrepreneur Annah Stretton. The arrival of 2019 sets the scene for another year of milestones to be chalked up and celebrated in the world of business and social entrepreneur Annah Stretton.

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 17, 2018

    The Extremities That Are China

    China is evolving quickly, I am constantly amazed at this counties ability to copy with no consequence but I guess if you set up your manufacturing base here, there will always be repercussions. China is evolving quickly, I am constantly amazed at this counties ability to copy with no consequence but I guess if you set up your manufacturing base here, there will always be repercussions.

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  • Annah Stretton Aug 10, 2018

    Working Poor verses Business Poor

    The working poor is an environment that I know so well with my much-loved charity work and one that I am constantly looking for more opportunities to bring to the people within this environment. The working poor is an environment that I know so well with my much-loved charity work and one that I am constantly looking for more opportunities to bring to the people within this environment.

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  • Annah Stretton Jul 13, 2018

    Success in Fashion needs a WHY

    Today’s consumer is asking us to remember why we started our business in the first place; to rediscover our roots and to bring that story to life in everything we do and say. Today’s consumer is asking us to remember why we started our business in the first place; to rediscover our roots and to bring that story to life in everything we do and say.

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