Real Housewives of Auckland: Meet Anne Batley Burton

Champagne lady and cat lover
Anne Batley Burton

Name: Anne Batley Burton

Marital status: Married

Children: None

Occupation: Champagne importer and Founder of the New Zealand Cat Foundation

Former ballroom dancing champ and self-dubbed “Champagne Lady”, Anne has been importing Champagne and French wine into New Zealand for the last 16 years.

An award-winning animal advocate, she also founded The NZ Cat Foundation to care for stray and community cats.

She attended Hill Top School for Young Ladies, Auckland Girls’ Grammar and Auckland University where she studied a Bachelor of Commerce.

She speaks fluent French, and together with her husband Richard, she owns an olive oil estate in Huapai and a home in France.

Her star sign is a Scorpio, she owns too many cats to count and drives a Porsche 928 GTS and a Bentley Turbo R.

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