• Melissa Reid Dec 29, 2020

    Summer Style Inspiration to Get You Beach Ready

    Dressing for the summer can be more complicated than just picking out the perfect swimsuit. No matter what your next beach-based event may be, we’ve got a look you’re sure to love. Dressing for the summer can be more complicated than just picking out the perfect swimsuit. No matter what your next beach-based event may be, we’ve got a look you’re sure to love.

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  • Melissa Reid Dec 23, 2020

    Niki Was Awesome!

    Niki from our Hamilton store received some glowing feedback from a very satisfied customer. Niki from our Hamilton store received some glowing feedback from a very satisfied customer.

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  • Melissa Reid Dec 18, 2020

    Annah's Top 3 Christmas Day Dresses

    To help you find the perfect Christmas Day dress, Annah has put together her top three new summer dresses to suit every type of Christmas celebration in 2020. To help you find the perfect Christmas Day dress, Annah has put together her top three new summer dresses to suit every type of Christmas celebration in 2020.

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  • Sami Stretton Oct 09, 2020

    The Most Comfortable Masks!

    It has been an absolute honour to work alongside our most disadvantaged communities, through the Middlemore foundation and support them with face masks We have been thrilled with both the quality and quantity, as well as the value, of your amazing masks. I have been on the phone with several marae staff and CEOs over the last few days, and some of our community not-for-profits who are getting the masks out and the... It has been an absolute honour to work alongside our most disadvantaged communities, through the Middlemore foundation and support them with face masks We have been thrilled with both the quality and quantity, as well as the value, of your amazing masks. I have been on the phone with several marae staff and CEOs over the last few days, and some of our community not-for-profits who are getting the masks out and the...

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  • Annah Stretton May 07, 2020

    Are cotton face masks better than no mask?

    A cotton face mask is a non-medical grade mask and therefore does NOT provide you with 100% protection from contracting COVID-19. So is there any point in wearing one? A cotton face mask is a non-medical grade mask and therefore does NOT provide you with 100% protection from contracting COVID-19. So is there any point in wearing one?

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  • Annah Stretton Mar 06, 2020

    International Women's Day 2020 - Interview with Annah

    The theme for International Women's Day 2020 is #eachforequal - Below are some thoughts from Annah about IWD, RAW and Business. The theme for International Women's Day 2020 is #eachforequal - Below are some thoughts from Annah about IWD, RAW and Business.

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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 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 Apr 12, 2020

    The official word, face masks help stop the spread

    Extract of an article by Siouxsie Wiles published on The Spinoff on 6 April 2020  Will surgical and cloth masks help stop the spread of Covid-19? Because of what they are made of and how they fit, surgical and cloth masks are unlikely to stop you catching Covid-19. But the question everyone is asking is: do they play a role in stopping the spread of the virus? The prevention of spread has become especially... Extract of an article by Siouxsie Wiles published on The Spinoff on 6 April 2020  Will surgical and cloth masks help stop the spread of Covid-19? Because of what they are made of and how they fit, surgical and cloth masks are unlikely to stop you catching Covid-19. But the question everyone is asking is: do they play a role in stopping the spread of the virus? The prevention of spread has become especially...

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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 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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  • Annah Stretton Jun 21, 2018

    Take Your Dog to Work Day

    2018 marks the Pet Sitters International (PSI) 20th annual event of Take Your Dog To Work Day. But does this event really work? 2018 marks the Pet Sitters International (PSI) 20th annual event of Take Your Dog To Work Day. But does this event really work?

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