HITO Awards Winners Announced

The HITO Awards celebrate excellence in training in the hairdressing industry. There are five awards including Apprentice of the Year and Training Salon of the Year.

The winners of the 2012 HITO Awards were announced on Sunday at the 5th Annual Industry Awards in Wellington.

The Old Town Hall was full for this exciting evening that brought together the top businesses, apprentices, trainers and tutors in the hairdressing industry.

We are excited to announce that the winners of the HITO Awards are…

HITO Apprentice of the Year

Marianna Brown from Do. Hairstyling

HITO Apprentice of the Year Runner Up

Kirsty Nicholls


Jasmine McBeth Memorial Scholarship

Kaleb Pritchard from BLAZE, Newmarket


HITO Training Salon of the Year

Blue Cactus Hairdressing, Wellington Central. Salon Owner: Larissa Macleman


HITO Tutor of the Year 2012

Lynette Joseph, Senior Hairdressing Tutor at Bay Of Plenty Polytechnic


HITO Trainer of the Year 2012

Robyn Collins from Indetech

The winners of the Kitomba/NZARH Business Awards were also announced.

For more information, images or to request contact details, please contact Kelly Henderson.

P: (04) 499 1180



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