NZ Industry Awards 2023 – Sunday 12th November

Industry Awards 2023

New Zealand’s largest event celebrating excellence in the hair, beauty and barbering industries  took place on Sunday 12 November at The Cordis Hotel in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland, hosted by Hall of Fame inductee, 4x Educator of the Year, and 4x Excellence in Education recipient, Tracey Hughes.

With a record number of submissions this year, The Industry Awards receieved over 500 entries across its training, business and creative award categories. Each finalist had to demonstrate a passion for their craft and a commitment to raising the standards of the industry.

Industry Awards 2023

“The Industry Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate apprentices, trainers, and assessors who are investing so much time and effort to ensure the future success of our vibrant industries.” – Kay Nelson, Division Director of HITO | Te Pūkenga

Industry Awards 2023

“The Industry Awards creates a space for individuals and businesses to take a step back and see how they’re achieving success, and provides the platform for them to be recognised. We have been dedicated to helping hair and beauty businesses be more successful for 21 years, and we’re honoured to have played a crucial role in The Industry Awards since it’s inception.” – Alyssa Dowsett, General Manager of Kitomba Salon and Spa Software

Industry Awards 2023

“International judges were blown away with the incredibly high standard of New Zealand hairdressing and barbering. Good luck to all the finalists” – Niq James, Co-Chair of Hair & Barber New Zealand

The Industry Awards wouldn’t be possible without the help from L’Oréal and The Salon Owner’s Collective, alongside our other sponsors: Dyson, ghd, Wella, Telesmart, Schwarzkopf, Excel Digital, NZ Hair and Beauty, Comfortel and OneMusic New Zealand.

TRAINING AWARDS

Hairdressing Apprentice of the Year Sponsored by Excel Digital

Hairdressing Apprentice

  • Alexandra Maree Kenny, Morgan and Morgan The Hair Collective

Beauty Therapy Apprentice of the Year

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  • Shelly Ann Dale, Bella Me Skin and Body

Workplace of the Year Sponsored by NZ Hair & Beauty

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  • Reds Hair

Industry Trainer of the Year Sponsored by Telesmart

Industry Awards 2023

  • Patricia Ross, Ross & Co Hair Design

Industry Assessor of the Year

Industry Awards 2023

  • Sarah Martin, RA Hair and Beauty

BUSINESS AWARDS

New Zealand Hair Salon of the Year Sponsored by L’Oréal

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  • UNA

New Zealand Beauty Salon of the Year Sponsored by Salon Owners Collective

Industry Awards 2023

  • FACE | Body & Beauty Clinic, Balclutta

Top Performing Stylist of the Year Sponsored by Schwarzkopf

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  • Haley Cron, Zen Hair

Best Salon Design Sponsored by Dyson

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  • Lash Religion

Excellence in Marketing

  • Ross & Co Hair Design

Sustainable Salon of the Year

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  • Clip Joint Hairdressing

CREATIVE AWARDS WINNERS

Editorial Stylist of the Year – Colour Concept

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Heather Newcombe, Laboratorie Cut Colour Makeup
  • 2nd – Melanie Langley, Bedlam Hair Design & Bliss Day Spa
  • 3rd – Hine Huia Te Awhe,
  • 4th – Hine Huia Te Awhe

Editorial Stylist of the Year – Cover Shot

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Heather Newcombe, Laboratorie Cut Colour Makeup
  • 2nd – Renee Farmer, Cremebrulee Hair, Makeup and Nails
  • 3rd – Andrew Cobeldick, Buoy Salon & Spa
  • 4th – Kerrie Jordan, KN Colab

Editorial Stylist of the Year – Derek Elvy Visionary Award

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Kerrie Jordan, KN Colab
  • 2nd – Carl Manderson, Liberte Salon & Spa
  • 3rd – Te Awhi-Aroha Waetford, Zibido Hair
  • 4th – Wei Jiang, Buoy Salon & Spa

Editorial Stylist of the Year – Next Generation

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Heather Newcombe, Laboratorie Cut Colour Makeup
  • 2nd – Bay Silver, KN Colab
  • 3rd – Abby Robinson, Savvy Hair Design
  • 4th – Hannah Culpan, Moha Hairdressing

Editorial Stylist of the Year – Hot Shot New Talent

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  • WINNER: Mya Perano-Gardiner, Beyond the Fringe Hair Design
  • 2nd – Zyon Honan, Kirkwoods Barbers
  • 3rd – Kelvin Nguyen, Buoy Salon & Spa

Patrick Cameron Instagram Challenge – Senior

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Kate Drayton, Opulence Hair Salon
  • 2nd – Alysha Hayward, Hair Technique, Whanganui
  • 3rd – Gretchen De Beer, Opulence Hair Salon, Wanaka

Patrick Cameron Instagram Challenge – Next Generation

  • WINNER: Phoebe Robinson, Zibido Hair
  • 2nd – Shaniah Kelly, Daisy Jake Hairdressing
  • 3rd – Caitlin Jowsey – Bourke, Zibido Hair

Editorial Barber of the Year – Senior

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Jess Millar, Mancraft Barbers
  • 2nd – Boaz Mellor, Mancraft Barbers
  • 3rd – Jess Millar, Mancraft Barbers

Editorial Barber of the Year – Next Generation

Industry Awards 2023

  • WINNER: Boaz Mellor, Mancraft Barbers
  • 2nd – Jess Millar, Mancraft Barber
  • 3rd – Jess Millar, Mancraft Barbers

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