Join Hair & Barber New Zealand (formerly NZARH)


What is included in the membership?


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
bus directory

Directory of Salon & Barber Shop 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
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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

Who is membership for?>


Membership is for you! Whether you are a student, apprentice, employee, employer, multi salon or barber shop owner, training provider or would like to be a supporter or corporate member.

Check out the member categories below. If you have any questions, please contact

We look forward to having you join us. For You | Beside You

all prices include GST and are for a minimum of 12 months

(per year, incl GST)


  • 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.

(per month, incl GST)

Students 10 per year)

Apprentices - $8 per month

Employees - $15 per month

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

(per month, incl GST)


Designed for Individual membership, includes single operators (i.e. sole traders, contracting with no retainer, 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)

  • e-newsletter
  • Eligible to enter competitions
  • Listing on qualified stylist/barber register (excludes retired stylists/friends of the Assn)
  • Qualified professional mirror sticker
  • Full voting rights
  • Preferential member pricing on business resources (Health & Safety Guides (saving of $339.25), Employment Contracts (saving of $80.50))
  • Benefits of belonging
  • Preferential rates to all H&BNZ workshops and seminars
  • Listing on H&BNZ Membership Directory
  • Listing on qualified stylist/barber register
  • Quality + Care Programme (Best Practice) Coming soon!

(per month, incl GST)


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

  • As for employer subscription but for up to 4 salons or barber shops

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

    join NZARH


    The NZARH has the largest online directory dedicated to the promotion of hair salons in New Zealand. ALL 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 or Barbershop 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.



    (Log into the members area to access member benefits)

    The NZARH partner with a wide range of organisations to help support your business.

    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).

    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. Login to find your local Franchisee.


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

    Employment Relations Lawyers

    The Services of Employment Relations Lawyers Heaney & Partners with many years experience dealing with industries is available, with free 30 minute initial advice for NZARH Elite members. 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

    Newly updated contract are available to purchase for members to tailor to their specific needs. NZARH suite of contracts available includes:
    Permanent Individual Employment Agreement Contract, Contractor/Rent-A-Chair Staff Contract Template, Casual Individual Employment Agreement Template, Fixed Term Individual Employment Agreement Template.

    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 or free for Elite Members.

    Best Practice in Business Guide

    Currently updating.