Annette Free

Senior Lecturer

Phone: + 64 9 921 9999 ext 7043



•    MPBS (Honors, First Class)
•    GradDipTchg (Tertiary)
•    GradDipTchg (Secondary)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Chartered Accountant (CA)


Annette Free is a Senior Lecturer in the Accounting Department in the Faculty of Business and Law.  She has many years of accounting experience in public practice specialising in business planning, financial reports and taxation preparation for SMEs. Annette is the paper leader for Financial Accounting on the Master of Professional Accounting and has held special responsibilities as paper leader for Environment of Business and Introduction to Environment of Business.  She has over 25 years teaching experience and brings practical skills and knowledge from the corporate world to the classroom. Annette is an external moderator in Accounting for external Institutions.

Teaching Areas:

  • Accounting and Co-operative Education on the Undergraduate Degree and Master of Professional Accounting

Research Areas:

Teaching and learning of first year students in Accounting


Allison, G., Fraser, A., Free, A., Hulst, G., Taylor-Smith, R., & Theodorou, E. (Eds.). (2011). Environment of business: An interdisciplinary text for first year business students. Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson Custom for AUT University, Faculty of Business and Law.