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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, HITO and Hair & Barber New Zealand, 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.

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 offer apprenticeships and on-job training in hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy. HITO’s role is to support the learner, trainer, and employer throughout the course of this journey. HITO’s vision for each of these industries to be 100% qualified, and an apprenticeship is the smart way to get there.

Hair & Barber New Zealand (H&BNZ) is a national organization representing hairdressers and barbers. It is run 'by hairdressers and barbers, for hairdressers and barbers' to maintain and grow hair industry standards. H&BNZ is the only organisation in New Zealand that represents the needs of hairdressers and barbers in business today. All of H&BNZ's members have professional, qualified staff to meet New Zealand's highest hairdressing standards.


The Industry Awards are back for 2022

May 24, 2022

The Industry Awards team are thrilled to announce our return for 2022! Entries are open Entries are now officially open, and you can find the forms on our website. We…

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Chatting with Claudette Lewington of Meiko, winner of Best Salon Design

April 29, 2022

What made you decide to redesign your salon? “Due to a Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, we spent several weeks away from the salon. Coming back to our space where we…

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Chatting with Janine Simons from Mane Salon – winner of Industry Trainer of the Year and Excellence in Marketing 2022

April 22, 2022

We spoke to Janine Simons from Mane Salon, who had some huge wins at The Industry Awards 2021, taking out Industry Trainer of the Year and Excellence in Marketing.  What…

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