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Machaela Robbins says her HITO beauty therapy apprenticeship has been “rewarding and fun”.
New Zealand is training a lot more doctors and nurses, but fewer accountants and teachers, as students seek out courses that will get them good jobs.
New Zealand's next top models are being scouted straight out of Whanganui.
Beauty pageants aren't all about poise and grace! Chloe Manga says competing gives her a unique way to talk about indigenous issues and encourage young women to pursue their dreams. You go girl!
In her second year of her apprenticeship at Cathy Davys Hair Design and Day Spa in Wellington, Philly Anderton is beginning to experience the freedoms of a senior hairdresser, while still receiving mentorship from her colleagues.
Top hairdresser Ed Rapley says that if you have good time-management skills and can communicate well with people, hairdressing could be the career for you.
As glamorous as it sounds, there’s more hard work involved in the fashion world than you might think.
Meeting celebrities, travelling often, working with people and making them feel good sounds like the dream job. For makeup artist Kristen Stewart, it’s exactly that.
Knowing what she wanted to be since she was 13, Chenoa Elsmore has not been let down by the world of hairdressing – even though it is a little different from what she initially expected.

Model student

Adele Cuttance was with a friend who was doing work experience at a modelling agency when she was asked by the owner if she’d be interested in modelling. Three months later she was contracted in both Milan and Japan.