Apprentice trainers: we love what you do!

Between May and October 2023, we want HITO trainers to share their Top Training Tips with us. By sharing your training tips, you’ll go in the draw to win some incredible monthly prizes!*

*Terms and Conditions apply.

October’s question is: What do you find most rewarding about training apprentices?

Share your training tips with us by commenting on HITO’s Top Training Tips social posts, posting on social media and tagging #HITOTrainingTips @nzhito, sending us a DM or emailing your tip to

By sharing your training tips, you’ll go in the draw to win a $400 Flight Centre gift card!*

*Terms and conditions apply. For full T’s&C’s, visit Entries close 18 October 2023. Winner announced 19 October 2023. Prize is for 1x $400 Flight Centre gift card only. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook.

Why train an apprentice?

Training an apprentice is a great way to support your business. They can free up senior staff and build up new clientele as they learn. Best of all, you can train them to fit your brand from day one.

HITO are here to help and support New Zealand’s hairdressing, barbering, and beauty therapy businesses.

Terms and Conditions


By participating in the promotional draw, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. The promotional draw is being run by HITO.

The promotional period of the Top Training Tips promotion is 4 May 2023 – 19 October 2023.

Eligibility to Enter

The promotional draw is open to trainers in New Zealand’s hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy industries, who are training a current HITO apprentice.

To enter the monthly draw, entrants must submit a training tip in response to that month’s prompt, as shared on HITO’s social media channels and monthly newsletter. Only one submission per entrant per month is eligible for the draw.

Entrants may enter each months draw (May – October 2023), as long as the submission is relevant to the monthly prompt.

Training tips can be submitted via:

    • commenting on Facebook or Instagram #HITOTrainingTips prompt posts
    • messaging HITO directly on Facebook or Instagram
    • posting on social media with the #HITOTrainingTips hashtag and tagging @nzhito
    • emailing

The promotional draw is open to New Zealand citizens, residents or valid work visa holders aged over 18 years of age. HITO employees and associates are excluded from the draw.

By entering the promotional draw, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and that you are eligible to receive any prizes that may be awarded to you.

Winners and Prizes

One (1) prize, up to the value of $400, will be awarded each month, between May 2023 – October 2023. A total of six (6) prizes, up to the value of $400 each, will be awarded over the total promotional period.

The use of specific brands as prizes by HITO does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement of such brands.

The 2x WOW Show: Beyond tickets are procured and given away with the permission of World of WearableArt Ltd.

Prizes are non-exchangeable, non-redeemable as cash, and non-exchangeable for cash.

If a prize or part of a prize becomes unavailable, HITO reserves the right to amend the prizes at its own and sole discretion, including providing the winner with a substitute prize.

HITO’s decision on any aspect of the promotion is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

Winner Draw and Announcement

Each month’s winner will be drawn at random, from training tips received during each month’s promotional period.

Winners will be announced on the last Tuesday of each month, between May – October 2023. Winners will be announced on HITO’s social media channels (Facebook and Instagram).

HITO will attempt to contact and notify the winner via the method the entrant entered the competition. HITO will either: message the winner on social media (Instagram or Facebook) or email the winner.

If the winner does not respond to HITO informing them of their win within 14 days of the second contact attempt, they forfeit their right to the prize, and HITO reserves the right to select and notify a new winner.

The winner’s name, business and training tip may also be announced on HITO’s website and newsletter.

Collection of Prize

Each winner will win a prize up to the value of $400, in the form of either a gift voucher or tickets.

Prizes of tickets to an event do not include travel allowance, flights, accommodation, or additional spending money.

Prizes will be either physically mailed to the winner, or digitally emailed to the winner, depending on the prize.

Data Protection and Publicity

You agree that any personal information that you provide when entering the promotional draw will be used by HITO for the purposes of administering the promotion and for the other purposes as specified in our Privacy Policy.

All training tips submitted during the promotion will be stored and used for future reference by HITO Learning and Development team and HITO Marketing team.

Limitation of Liability

HITO accepts no liability for any damage, loss, injury, or disappointment suffered by any entrants as a result of participating in the promotional draw or being selected for a prize.


HITO reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to cancel the promotional draw or amend these terms and conditions.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook.