Join Hair & Barber New Zealand

Hair & Barber New Zealand (H&BNZ) (formerly NZARH) is committed to professionalism and growth in the New Zealand hairdressing and barber industries.

H&BNZ memberships are open to all hair salon and barber businesses across New Zealand as well as employees, apprentices and students.

As one of our members, you become part of an industry body dedicated to maintaining professionalism and industry standards. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities and invite you to bring your skills to H&BNZ.

Our members’ expertise in advocacy, business support, competitions, education, governance and marketing allows us to continue our success.

You will enjoy access to all relevant membership benefits once your membership is confirmed.

Our Member Benefits:

  • Credible and responsible business listing with H&BNZ
  • Support and development for you and your business
  • Business resources, legal advice and employment contracts
  • Discounts on products for your business and staff
  • Competitions to show off the skills of your salon or barbershop and your people

If you have any questions or would prefer to chat with us about joining, please call our friendly team on 027 497 4300 or email us. We’d be delighted to chat with you and answer all your membership questions.

Hub of Resources

A growing library of resources to help you run a successful business

Access to live Q&A’s

Learn from the best with exclusive events with our guest speakers

Discounted prices to all our Events

Get priority bookings and a member only discount for all our events and workshops

Directory of Salon & Barbershop Members

See your listing among all our other members who you can connect & collaborate with

Private Facebook Group

Access to the private business owners Facebook group where you can ask questions 24/7

Member Only Events

Attend member only events to enhance your skills, celebrate and connect with others in the hair whanau

Support & Grow

Become part of the hair whanau supporting the professionalism and growth of our industry

Register of Qualified Stylists & Barbers

See you name in the register of qualified hair professionals


Eligibility to enter H&BNZ competitions. An opportunity to learn, gain confidence and showcase your creativity and talent

Choose a plan that works for you

all prices include GST


Advocate for better standards in the hairdressing and barbering industries

$99 per year

  • Eligible to enter Hair & Barber New Zealand competitions, including The Industry Awards. This category is for individuals and not for businesses. Competition members compete under their own name and not the name of the salon or barber shop. If you are wanting to compete under a business name you are required to have an 'employer' member.


Plus Student or Apprentice member subscription

Employees - $15 per month
Apprentices - $8 per month
Students - $10 per year

  • e-newsletter
  • Eligible to enter competitions
  • PerksCard - access to exclusive discounts
  • Preferential rates to all H&BNZ workshops and seminars (employee)
  • Listing on qualified stylist/barber register (employee)
  • Qualified professional mirror sticker (employee)
  • Free entry to H&BNZ competitions (apprentices & students)
  • 50% off H&BNZ workshops & seminars (apprentices & students)


Designed for single operators (i.e. sole traders, contractors, rent a chair) who are hairdressers, barbers, retired stylists and people with an interest in the industry (must be qualified) (Not available if you have employees/contractors/rent a chair working for you in your business)

$27 per month

  • Quality + Care Accreditation Programme
  • Complimentary social media post on joining
  • Access to industry specific insurance policy
  • Complimentary business resources including a Health & Safety Guide (saving of $299.00)
  • Listing on qualified stylist/barber register (excludes retired stylists/friends of the Assn)
  • Qualified professional mirror sticker
  • Eligible to enter competitions
  • Promote your business on our online Member Directory
  • PerksCard - access to exclusive discounts
  • Benefits of belonging
  • Preferential rates to all H&BNZ workshops and seminars
  • E-newsletter
  • Full voting rights
  • FREE magazines


Designed for if you are a salon/barbershop owner and have employees/rent a chair/contractors

$64 per month

  • Quality + Care Programme Accredition Programme
  • Complimentary social media post on joining
  • Access to industry specific insurance policy
  • Complimentary business resources including a Health & Safety Guide (saving $299.00)
  • Free employment contract templates (valued at $149.00)
  • Complimentary online Best Practice Guide (member only resource)
  • Free 30 minute consultation (per year) with H&BNZ’s preferred Employment Lawyer
  • Qualified Professional mirror sticker for all qualified staff
  • Listing on qualified stylist/barber register for you and your qualified team
  • Eligible to enter competitions
  • Full voting rights
  • Benefits of belonging
  • Preferential rates to all H&BNZ workshops and seminars
  • Promote your business on our online Member Directory
  • PerksCard - access to exclusive discounts
  • FREE magazines
  • E-newsletters


Designed for if you are a salon/barbershop owner, have employees/rent a chair/contractors and/or train apprentices and/or own up to three salons in NZ

$80 per month

  • As for employer subscription but for up to 4 salons or barbershops

Support The Businesses That Support You!

If you would like to join H&BNZ as a Corporate or Supporter member and reap the benefits please email us!


Corporate Members



Southern Salon Supplies are NZ’s first Hairdressing Wholesaler, proudly started by hairdressers for hairdressers in 1989! Since their humble beginnings in the back of a shipping container in Dunedin, they now service the whole of New Zealand with 2 superstores and 5 Area Managers. Today they carry the widest range of salon exclusive hair care products in New Zealand including major international brands, all with no minimum quantities and no minimum spend. Their goal is to be a one-stop shop, making business easy for their clients.

Kitomba is the complete salon and spa management system that is committed to helping you become more successful.

H&BNZ members who join or re-sign with Kitomba receive free Kitomba text messages. Conditions apply.

Call 0800 161 101 or email for more information.

As an H&BNZ member you are entitled to a reduction on a one year subscription to New Zealands premium hairdressing, barbering and beauty magazine. Stay one step ahead of your opposition, be informed of exciting new product releases, latest local and international hair styling and beauty looks along with the latest industry news.

H&BNZ members receive a special subscription rate of $35 per year.

When you play music that is protected by copyright in your business, New Zealand law requires permission (a licence) from the creators. A OneMusic licence allows music users to meet their copyright obligations and enables music creators to make a living doing what they do. Watch this informative explainer video. Find out more:

Wish you had more time to focus on the creative side of your business? Looking for hair salon software that’s easy to use, will increase your profits, and enables you to achieve a little work/life balance? Shortcuts is your perfect match! Call 0800 555 650 now to see how Shortcuts Software can help you do better business, increase your profits and reclaim your work/life balance visit our website at

Hair care technology for salons and stylists. Re-engineered for stylists. For fast, effective styling. Less reliance on heat, to help protect against heat damage. For expert customer service, call us on 0800 397 667 or visit our website at



As New Zealand’s leading importer and distributor of premium men’s grooming products, Barber Brands New Zealand is a distribution company unlike any other. Part of the Barber Brands International Group, They offer a wide range of unique and exclusive brands from Australia, America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Japan and Aotearoa itself. They supply to numerous barbers and independent retailers throughout New Zealand.

Colour Me Safe is a New Zealand owned and operated company providing skin sensitivity solutions developed by hair colour specialists. Partnering with quality salons, we provide their valued customers with an easy patch testing system that’s delivered right at your door.​ Find out more here.




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The H&BNZ partner with a wide range of organisations to help support your business.

25% discount for H&BNZ members off the full range of popular skincare products. Enter discount code at checkout.

Save heaps of cash this year with your PerksCard. Find your favourite discounts here.

Corporate rates for individual membership – access to a range of benefits including priority check-in entry to the Koru Lounge when flying with Air New Zealand. ($159 saving on an individual membership).

Jim’s Test & Tag can assist you comply with safety obligations under the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010, Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and AS/NZS 3760:2010. Call 0800 454 654 for preferential H&BNZ member-only rates.

Purchase your Entertainment Book membership through the H&BNZ. Any proceeds received will be used to support H&BNZ event costs. Order now and start saving!

Cookie Time Rookie Cookie Members’ Deal! The individually wrapped Rookie Cookie – a sweet treat for your clients with their cuppa at just $10.00 (+ GST) per bag of 20 cookies, saving you $1.60 + GST per bag.
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Hair Industry Specific Insurance Policy.
Rothbury are proud supporters of Hair & Barber New Zealand. Email to find out more.

T2 is listed in some of the best 5-star hotels, first class airlines and award-winning restaurants around the globe and is now selling direct to H&BNZ members at wholesale prices.

Open a wholesale account and receive 10% off your first order.

Paper-Pak specialise in custom printing, a service which enables your brand to be ‘carried’ on and on. Alternatively, they offer a comprehensive stock range of carry bags, gift bags, bottle bags, wrapping papers and coloured tissues.
We have negotiated a special H&BNZ member only rate on all Paper-Pak’s stock range – 5% off their current stock range and 10% off all custom print orders. Check out for the full stock range or call 0800 472 737 for more info.

Exclusive Hair & Barber New Zealand member (formerly NZARH) merchant service fee of only 2.9%!
Genoapay is a simple payment option that allows your customers to get what they need and pay off their purchase over 10 weekly installments!
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