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Kodie North speaks to The IPSN

20th March 2019

On a recent trip to New Zealand the IPSN invited, Kodie North to present a speech on her experiences of being an apprentice hairdresser in Auckland, New Zealand. With Kodie’s permission we have posted her speech below as it is…

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New Zealand Off-Job Training 2019

20th March 2019

Off-job training arrangements for hairdressing and barbering apprentices have been confirmed for 2019. Hairdressing For the following regions we have scheduled off-job training as day release classes: Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, Manawatu, Whanganui, Hawkes Bay, Wellington, Nelson,…

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HITO Graduation 2018

20th March 2019

There was applause, advice and two special awards at HITO’s 2018 graduation ceremony. Held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, the ceremony celebrated the achievements of barbers, hairdressers, beauty therapists and nail technicians who completed qualifications this year. Leading hairdressers…

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Celebrating NZ’s Top Talent In Hair And Beauty

20th March 2019

New Zealand’s top hair and beauty professionals were celebrated for their dedication, creativity, training and business skills at this year’s Industry Awards. The glamorous, annual event was held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, hosted by the New Zealand Association…

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The IPSN Strategic Plan for 2018-2020

16th January 2019

The IPSN Board and Technical Delegates developed a 2 year strategic plan. You can find a few exerts from this plan below. If you would like a full copy, please contact the Executive Director executivedirector@theipsn.net   Background The International Professional…

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Congratulations to the Award of Honor Recipients

25th June 2018

Congratulations to the recipients who have just received the Award of Honor for services to their respected industries! You can see all of their achievements and bio’s by clicking the link below http://www.theipsn.net/about/award-of-honour/   Juliana Yang – Hong Kong Ms….

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The 9th National Barber and Hairdressing Student Techniques Tournament, Japan

6th December 2017

“The 9th National Barber and Hairdressing Student techniques tournament (理美容甲子園2017)” was held in November 22nd. 18 schools / 238 students participated in the nail art category, 3 barber categories, and 3 beauty categories (cut, winding, up style). The hair designs…

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Miss Paris Beauty Academy School Tournament

6th December 2017

“The 6th Miss Paris Beauty Academy School Tournament” was held in Tokyo on October 1st. About 120 people visited including pre-high school students and their parents. This school tournament was held together by the Tokyo and Omiya (Saitama). This was…

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The IPSN Welcomes a New Director, Ms Leah Chung Chi-ching

4th December 2017

Ms Chung Chi-ching, Leah is the Assistant Executive Director in Headquarters (Industry Partnership).  She oversees the industry Training Boards which advise the Vocational Training Council (VTC) on matters pertaining to manpower training to meet industry development needs.  She also leads…

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Technical Delegates meet in Hong Kong

4th December 2017

The IPSN Technical Delegates recently meet in Hong Kong for a 3 day conference to commence mapping 4 new sectors. These 4 new sectors included; Barbering, Makeup, Spa Therapy and Cosmetics Tattooing   The Technical Delegates included; Debra Hawkins (New…

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