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Hair, Beauty and Massage

Our on-campus hairdressing, barbering, beauty and massage therapy services are open for business.

Appointments must be booked in advance using the email addresses below (see attached brochures for dates and details of how to book). If you feel unwell prior to your appointment, please cancel with as much notice as possible. On arrival you’ll need to sign into the Government’s NZ Covid Tracer app.

Take advantage of our wide range of low-cost treatments performed by our hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy and massage therapy students in Christchurch and Timaru. It’s a great way to pay less for your treatments while helping our students gain practical experience working in real salon environments with real clients.

All treatments are provided under tutor supervision. Some conditions apply – please see the attached brochures for full details.

Beauty Therapy - Christchurch

Location: 144 High Street
Email: treatments@ara.ac.nz

Hairdressing & Barbering - Christchurch

Location: Cnr Tuam and High Streets
Phone: 03 940 8033
Email: hairdressingsms@ara.ac.nz

Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing - Timaru

Location: 32 Arthur Street
Phone: 03 687 1947

Massage Therapy

Choose from a range of relaxation and wellness massages (e.g. full body, upper body). One hour sessions cost $20 (relaxation) and $30 (remedial) and each includes assessment, massage, reassessment and home care advice. Remedial treatments will be available from July.

Open hours: Tuesdays, 8am to 12pm
Location: 144 High Street (Jazz block)
Email: treatments@ara.ac.nz