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Time to ditch the post-colonial diet

Monday, 28 May 2018, 3:14 pm | Annah Stretton

Annah stretton says it’s time to ditch the post-colonial diet and get back to our roots More >>

Annah Stretton campaigns to publish RAW book

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 9:29 am | Annah Stretton

Annah Stretton has kicked off a Pledge Me campaign to raise funds for a book that will shine a light on New Zealand women that the country has historically written off. More >>

Review of ‘Farcical’ Retail Laws a Matter of Urgency

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 11:54 am | Annah Stretton

Fashion retailer Annah Stretton is outraged that once again Easter has passed with no change to the outdated laws that force the closure of most retail businesses. More >>

Stretton avant garde gowns set to ‘wow’ Wellington

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:54 pm | Annah Stretton

Stretton avant garde gowns set to ‘wow’ Wellington Annah Stretton embraces the iconic World of WearableArt™ show which kicks off this Thursday in the capital with six avant garde wedding gowns that were showcased at London Fashion Week. Annah ... More >>

Family violence… too big to be ignored

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 1:13 pm | Annah Stretton

As Annah Stretton gears up for her New Zealand Fashion Week show on Thursday she is utilizing her spotlight to help change the face of family violence in this country saying “the problem is far too big to ignore”. More >>

Death of Hamilton toddler may vindicate Stretton’s cause

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 2:18 pm | Annah Stretton

International designer and founder of RAW (Reclaim Another Woman), Annah Stretton, says she backs the initial findings of Sir Glenn Owens long-awaited report on domestic violence and child abuse in our communities. The release of the report comes on the ... More >>

RAW moves to Christchurch in aid of NZ women

Monday, 19 May 2014, 1:49 pm | Annah Stretton

Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur, Annah Stretton’s Reclaim Another Woman (RAW) campaign is set to move into Christchurch after its hugely successful Waikato pilot. RAW is an initiative through which women who have lived with family violence are ... More >>

Support for 'Reclaiming Another Woman' in the Waikato

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 12:09 pm | Annah Stretton

The pilot of the Reclaiming Another Woman (RAW) programme has been a ‘huge success’ according to its founder, Annah Stretton. “We have been overwhelmed with the number of women who have reached out for support and we are only two weeks old,” says ... More >>

Designers disagree on ‘opportunities’ for growth

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 9:04 pm | Annah Stretton

Designers disagree on ‘opportunities’ for growth Following the announcement that one of New Zealand's top bridal-wear designers will be ceasing trade, entrepreneur and fashion designer, Annah Stretton believes ‘blamed’ reasons for her fellow ... More >>

Annah Stretton RAWs into the Waikato

Monday, 10 February 2014, 12:54 pm | Annah Stretton

Today Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Annah Stretton announced the launch of her new support program, Reclaiming Another Woman – RAW. RAW provides a platform for capable and successful women to walk alongside a woman that is ready ... More >>

Why NZ's education system needs long, hard look at itself

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 3:37 pm | Annah Stretton

Our education system needs to take a long, hard look at itself – our dropping educational standards are making headlines and the squabbling over just why we are under performing seems to overshadow some difficult questions – are we teaching our children to ... More >>

Designers $30k Giveaway to Charity Inspires 1000 Nominations

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 5:14 pm | Annah Stretton

As we enter Day 6 of Annah Stretton’s 10 days of Christmas Donations over 1000 nominations have been made by the public for their favourite charities to secure a slice of $30,000. More >>

Annah Stretton to give $30k to Charity

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 11:57 am | Annah Stretton

Starting on Saturday 14th and ending on Christmas Day fashion designer and entrepreneur, Annah Stretton is taking nominations for deserving charitable organizations throughout New Zealand to receive up to $3000 each as recognition of their service to their ... More >>

Jobs Lost Due to Digital Domination

Monday, 11 November 2013, 4:24 pm | Annah Stretton

“Losing our posties is a long line of casualties that digital change drives and certainly raises the question as to whether there are other industries that need to look at their team attrition before they are forced to offer redundancies,” ... More >>

Sir Douglas Graham’s knighthood should be revoked

Friday, 8 November 2013, 1:38 pm | Annah Stretton

Following Prime Minister John Key’s decision that he would not revoke Sir Douglas Graham’s knighthood after his conviction for making false statements in a company prospectus I have had cause to reflect on the elevation receiving such a notable ... More >>

A Guide to Weathering a Media Attack on Your Brand

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 2:45 pm | Annah Stretton

What to do when your personal life is in the media firing line. As Auckland Mayor, Len Brown settles into his second term in leadership of our nation’s largest city, the sex scandal that rocked his career continues to be plagued by media interest. More >>

Demise of Dinnigan causes designer to reflect on business

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 3:57 pm | Annah Stretton

This week it was announced that Australian fashion designer Collette Dinnigan will close her mainline label at the end of the year – causing designers to ask… who is safe? More >>

Designer hire garments now cater for fuller figured women

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 10:44 am | Annah Stretton

Would you pay for access to a dream wardrobe, even if you knew you had to give it all back? Some women would, that’s for sure. The US has seen a huge rise in the popularity of designer rental – websites that lend designer duds to people for ... More >>

FROCKTOBER rewards the truly deserving

Friday, 18 October 2013, 4:09 pm | Annah Stretton

Annah Stretton has been on a frock giving frenzy with her Frocktober campaign proving incredibly successful and rewarding. More >>

Nominate Your Local Female Hero for FROCKTOBER

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 5:10 pm | Annah Stretton

Today Annah Stretton has launched a campaign to help recognize the numerous good people serving their local communities around New Zealand. More >>