Protégé Hair, Wanganui - Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year!

Wanganui salon, Protégé Hair, was announced New Zealand Salon of the Year at the Kitomba and New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers (NZARH) Business Awards. Named as a finalist in an impressive five categories, it’s no surprise Protégé Hair are the New Zealand Salon of the Year. They also went home as the winner of three additional awards - Employer of Choice, Evo Excellence in Marketing and Moroccanoil Boutique Salon of the year.

Protégé Hair owner’s, Tiffany Spencer and Kate Watson, said: "Winning the 2015 Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year is an incredible honour. Receiving extra recognition for Excellence in Marketing and being the Employer of Choice has really confirmed for us that we are fulfilling our vision of running a salon using a holistic approach for all areas of staff and client care. We are extremely humbled to be the recipients of these awards among other salon finalists of such a high calibre. We are excited to continue developing our business with our amazing team!”

Tom Murphy, CEO of Kitomba, commented on Protege’s success: "Congratulations to Protégé! They have been a powerhouse at the awards this year which is representative of their highly productive salon that has strong leadership, sound business practices and most importantly - passion”.

The 10th annual Kitomba and NZARH Business Awards were held on November 22nd 2015, at Te Papa Museum, Wellington. The evening also marks the 6th time the awards have been celebrated together with the New Zealand Hair Industry Training Organisation (HITO) to create the Industry Awards. The awards recognise excellence in training and business in the New Zealand hair and beauty industries and were held in front of 250 guests.