Most hairdressers will cut children’s hair but these salons have been recommended to us as being particularly good with children.
Liam and Gabby, Petone
Kids are entertained, with toys, books, blackboards and iPads, plus coffee and magazines for grown ups. For more information, visit Liam and Gabby.
Mini Hedz (formerly Salon Gowri), Thorndon Quay
Specialises in children and extremely child-friendly. Has special children’s chairs and plays children’s dvds. Also a basket of toys and books. Located at the Capital Gateway Shopping Centre, Thorndon Quay. Phone 04 472 3101.
The Godfather Barbers
Located in Dixon Street (near Glassons), this very ‘cool’ barber offers a great experience for kids and adults alike. For more information, visit The Godfather Barbers.
A mobile service that is child-friendly. For more information, visit Instyle Hair.
Darlingtons Family Hair Care Centre, Kilbirnie
Comes parent recommended and are located at 39 Coutts Street. For more information, phone 04 387 3723.
Rays Barber, Bay Rd, Kilbirnie
Walk-ins welcome and fast cuts. They have a Facebook page with opening hours, check it out here.
Stella Hair Design, Ngaio
Located in Ganged Rd in Khandallah village, the salon offer cuts from $15 and comes parent recommended. For more information, visit Salon Villair.
Walk-ins welcome and they spend a good amount of time perfecting cuts! For more information, visit their Facebook page Strathmore Barber
Aspects of Hair, Whitby
Located in the Lakeside Centre, this salon is child-friendly and even hold hairdressing classes for children 8+. For more information visit, Aspects of Hair
Zeal Hair Studio, Crofton Downs
Booster seats for the littlies, kids capes and a treat to follow from the special truck lolly jar. The whole team are kid friendly and the kids love going to visit. For more information, visit Zeal Hair Studio.