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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 event will be held on Sunday 6th November 2022 at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.

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.


Q&A with Allison Murray-Travers – winner of Industry Assessor of the Year 2021

June 27, 2022

We spoke with Allison Murray-Travers from Hair Technique, who took out the Industry Assessor of the Year at The Industry Awards 2021. How did it feel to win Industry Assessor…

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Q&A with Sally Choie of Skin and Beauté – winner of New Zealand Beauty Salon of the Year 2021

May 27, 2022

We spoke with Sally Choie of Skin and Beauté, about her win at The Industry Awards 2021, their underlying philosophy and business success. How does it feel to be the…

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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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