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Welcome to the New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals

Your connection to the Beauty Industry in New Zealand

The New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals is the membership organisation for the beauty industry in NZ. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting our members, regulating the industry and achieving a highly qualified, and professional workforce.

Our members have industry verified qualifications, are fully insured and follow strict health and hygiene guidelines to safeguard consumers, and the future of the industry.


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The New Zealand qualifications for Beauty Therapy and Make Up Artistry are being reviewed.

All Beauty Therapists, Nail Technologists and Make Up Artists are invited to these workshops to give feedback on whether the qualifications are fit for purpose.

HITO is currently reviewing New Zealand’s beauty and makeup artistry qualifications to ensure they are fit for purpose, meet the needs of the industry and encompass future skills requirements.

We encourage all industry professionals to attend.

Under review:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Make-up and Skincare (Introduction) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Performance Make-up and Prosthetics (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Make-up Artistry (Level 4) with an optional strand in face casting.
  • New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Spa Therapy (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Skincare Therapy (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Epilation Therapy (Level 6)

Industry members are invited to participate in these workshops:


19 July 6.30pm – 8pm

Distinction Hotel, 6 Liverpool Street


26 July 6.30pm – 8pm

HITO, 2/107 Customhouse Quay, Wellington


9 August 6.30pm – 8pm

Russley Golf Club, 428 Memorial Ave


16 August 6.30pm – 8pm

The Parnell, 10-20 Gladstone Road, Parnell



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Level 1 restrictions throughout the country.

Please ensure that stringent Health and Hygiene protocols are still being followed, as outlined in our Health and Hygiene protocols.  


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What a night!!! 

Thank you to everyone that helped us celebrate our Industry Awards and the  Associations 50th Jubilee.   

We would like to acknowledge the support of all our Sponsors and Judges as without you all this event would have not been possible.  To all of those that entered the Awards, we thank you for your time and commend you on the effort that was required to do so.  We have a strong and diverse industry which was highlighted by the calibre of entries that we received this year.

We look forward to bringing you our next BeautyNZ Association Awards in 2023. 

Our Category Winners:

NZ Clinic of the Year  Beauty Antix
NZ Spa of the Year Renaissance
NZ Student of the Year  Tayla McCance
NZ Therapist of the Year   Tegan Frost
NZ Most Promising Therapist Kate Hudson
NZ Nail Technician of the Year  Amanda Viviers
NZ Cosmetic Tattooist of the Year  Nicole Brown
NZ Trainer of the Year Gina Turner
NZ Tutor of the Year Jamie Flynn
Best use of Social Media Tegan Frost
Contribution to Industry  Janine Tait
Honorary Member Rosemary Currie
Honorary Member Donna Smith
Honorary Member Margaret Walsh
Honorary Member Don Kendall
Honorary Member Noel Turner

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The New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals

As of 2020 the NZARBP, had reached it 50th anniversary as an Incorporated Society.

This is indeed an extraordinary accomplishment and epitomises the will, determination and lasting success of our organisation.

Over the years we have worked towards protecting the interests of our members and consumers, and to help future-proof our industry by providing guidance towards industry regulations.

We are proud that our Association is built with a community of forward thinking, like minded individuals that are all committed to ensuring the success of the professional beauty industry in New Zealand.

Choose Members of the NZ Association of Registered Beauty Professionals

Recent publicity about poor hygiene conditions and resulting bacterial infections has put beauty treatments under public scrutiny.  To highlight the benefits of visiting a member of The New Zealand  Association of Registered Beauty Therapists Inc,  we have launched the ‘Are you in Safe Hands?’ campaign.

It is important to check that your beauty professional is fully trained.

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