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Hair, Beauty and Massage

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

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.

Please note: Appointments must be booked in advance by email using the addresses below (see attached brochures for dates and booking details). If you feel unwell prior to your appointment, please cancel with as much notice as possible. On arrival, please wear a mask and present your vaccine pass and proof of ID.

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

We offer a range of relaxation and wellness massages (e.g. full body, upper body). One-hour sessions start at just $30 and there is a special discount for Ara students.

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