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The Industry Awards recognise the best business, training and creative talent in New Zealand’s hair, beauty and barbering industries.

Brought to you by Kitomba Salon & Spa Software, the NZ Association of Registered Hairdressers (NZARH) and the NZ Hair, Beauty and Barbering Industry Training Organisation (HITO), these coveted awards celebrate both individual and team success.

With awards for business success, exceptional training, great workplaces, HITO apprentices and creative styling; there’s a category for every hairdresser, barber or beauty therapist to enter.

Entries to all categories will open in May, so make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to be the first to hear when entries open!

The Industry Awards are brought to you by

Kitomba has helped salons, spas and clinics achieve success since 2002. We want your business to achieve great things. That’s why Kitomba offers so much more than just exceptional salon and spa management software. Kitomba has all the features you need, along with the unbeatable service and support you want.

HITO is the Industry Training Organisation for Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy. We develop and support HITO apprenticeship and on-job training qualifications for career and business success. As the government-appointed standard setting body, we work with our industries and NZQA to develop qualifications. Our vision is for 100% of people in our industries to be 100% New Zealand qualified.

The New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers (NZARH) is a national organization representing hairdressers and barbers. It is run 'by hairdressers for hairdressers' to maintain and grow hairdressing standards. NZARH is the only organisation in New Zealand that represents the needs of hairdressers in business today. All of NZARH's hair salon members have professional, qualified staff to meet New Zealand's highest hairdressing standards.

Blog

A day with Patrick Cameron: Danelle’s experience

March 5, 2021

Monday February 15th, 2021 will go down as one of the best days of my hairdressing career! After finishing runner up in the 2020 Patrick Cameron Instagram Challenge – Senior…

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Interview with the winner of the Patrick Cameron Instagram Challenge – Senior Stylist award, Hannah Wilkes.

March 3, 2021

How does it feel to be the winner of the Patrick Cameron Instagram Challenge – Senior Stylist? It feels good, I’ve missed competition work! For the past 8 years I’ve…

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Darion Hunt - Winner of the editorial stylist of the year - hot shot - new talent

Talking with Darion Hunt, winner of the Editorial Stylist of the Year – Hot Shot – New Talent award

February 15, 2021

How does it feel to have won? It feels surreal, I can’t describe the feelings I have about this accomplishment. I’m humbled and grateful for the opportunity and the experience.…

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