NZARH is committed to professionalism and growth in the New Zealand hairdressing and barber industry.

NZARH membership is open to all hair salon and barber businesses.

As a member of the Association of Registered Hairdressers you become part of an industry body that is dedicated to maintaining
professionalism and industry standards. You will enjoy access to all relevant membership benefits as soon as your membership is confirmed.
If you have any questions or would prefer to join over the phone then please call our friendly team on 03 548 9818 or email us,
we’d be delighted to chat with you and answer all your membership questions.

Choose a plan that works for you

all prices exclude GST

(per year)


Perfect if you just want to enter NZARH competitions (including THE INDUSTRY AWARDS - entries close 30 August 2019)
(Not available to salon owners)

  • Being a Member of the NZARH gives you a voice and say on the key regulatory issues affecting your hair or barber business
  • Access to all NZARH competitions (including THE INDUSTRY AWARDS - entries close 30 August 2019) and seminars
  • Listing on the register of qualified hairdressers (fee applies)
  • Rely on NZARH to act in members best interests and to speak confidently on members behalf on industry issues

(per month)


Perfect if you have no employees or are a rent a chair

Includes everything listed in Competition membership as well as:

  • Monthly Payment Plan option
  • Full Voting rights
  • Preferential Pricing on all current and Business Resources (Health & Safety Guides, Employment Contracts etc)
  • Preferred Annual Subscription pricing for Images Magazine NZ's Leading Salon Magazine
  • Business Support on ethics and professionalism of Industry Standards
  • Free business listing includes your business name, physical/postal address, phone details
  • 1 complimentary Registration Certificate (for a qualified stylist)

(per month)


Perfect if you employ staff and apprentices

Includes everything listed in Premium membership as well as:

  • As a thank you for training apprentices, NZARH will refund the employer 100% of the 2759 fees for apprentices who sit 2759
  • Free initial advice from a NZARH approved Employments Relations Lawyer
  • Complimentary upgrade to a Findasalon Listing which includes branding, salon info photos and links to websites and social media
  • Complimentary Registration Certificates for all qualified stylists

Learn more about what is included in your membership to the New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers.

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The NZARH has the largest online directory dedicated to the promotion of hair salons in New Zealand. Many association members receive a free business listing to complement their existing online marketing initiatives. This displays your business name, physica/postal address, phone number and email address.

Some Members have the option to upgrade to a Findasalon Listing which provides the following additional features...

  • Incorporation of you Salons logo into your directory page for added brand presence and visual appeal.
  • Build your social following by incorporating links to key social media account including; Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.
  • Include a description of your Salon outlining what sets your business apart from the rest along with the services provided.
  • Display additional contact details such as hours of operation as well as a link through to your own website.


The NZARH partner with a wide range of organisations to help you do business better.

Members can now save 30% on the popular skincare products from the award winning Dove River Peonies. Simply use the discount code “Hairdresser” at checkout on the sensitive range of products at


Some Association member categories allow access to a growing resource base to assist in all areas of business.

Employment Relations Advisory Service

The Services of an Industrial Lawyer with many years experience dealing with the hairdressing industry is available, with the first 15 minutes being paid for by NZARH! This is a once only offer on your initial consultation with our lawyer per year, following your membership renewal or on a new membership.

Employment Agreements

A template is available to purchase for members to tailor to their specific needs. We have templates available for rent-a-chair, casual, permanent and temporary staff.

Health & Safety Guide

This guide has been specifically developed for your salon's needs. Endorsed by WorkSafe and provided at a greatly reduced rate to members.

Best Practice in Business Guide

Designed specifically for salon owners to up-skill them in the areas of Human Resources and Management. The guide is only available to members and includes templates from writing a business plan to job descriptions for staff members.