January 19, 2017

HITO is hiring!

Are you passionate about barbering, beauty, and hairdressing? Do you want to make sure the hair and beauty industries get the training they need? Then come […]
January 19, 2017

Brad Markham: Hairdressers say ‘It’s not OK’

Check out the below article by Brad Markham, journalist at the Taranaki Daily News, and with comment from Executive Committee member Natasha King. More details about […]
December 23, 2016

New pathways to gain hairdressing and barbering qualifications

As you may have heard at one of HITO’s stakeholder meetings, NZQA have been concerned about the low numbers of hairdressing and barbering trainees achieving a […]
December 16, 2016

Do you have staff on work visas ready to apply for residency?

HITO has a quick process to help your staff convert their experience and international qualifications into a Level 4 New Zealand qualification. Holding a Level 4 […]
November 30, 2016

MSD Earthquake Package

An earthquake support package is now in place via the Ministry of Social Development  for Wellington to assist businesses affected by temporary closure as a result […]
October 8, 2016

Industry Awards 2016 – Winners Announced

The 2016 Industry Awards took place on Sunday 13 November at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. Read all about it and see the list of winners here […]
October 7, 2016

2016 HITO Regional Apprentice of the Year winners

HITO is excited to announce the 2016 HITO Regional Apprentice of the Year winners. Thank you to everyone that entered this year. The applications were incredible, […]
May 19, 2016

Trolls at the Cannes Film Festival

Patrick Cameron works with DreamWorks to launch Trolls at the Cannes Film Festival When long hair maestro, Patrick Cameron invited Ian Morton, Vice President of International […]
April 5, 2016

2016 Hair Expo New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year

Congratulations to the 2016 Schwarzkopf Professional Hair Expo New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year – Danny Pato (D&M  Hair Design, Auckland}. Also to the Apprentice/Student of the […]