Well believe it or not, the New Year is well and truly upon us and everyone here at the salon is feeling rejuvenated after a much deserved holiday break – we hope you are too! May the start of a New Year bring about all sorts of possibilities for you, and you’ve taken the time to set your resolutions for a happy and healthy year. We’re super excited to announce that our wonderful Jen is back on the floor on 1st February. She’s returning from maternity leave and her work days will be Thursdays (10am – 9pm) and Fridays (9am – 3pm) so… Read More

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Whew, can you believe 2017 is almost over? As another year draws to a close, we’d like to take the time to reflect and recap on another amazing year at True Grit. From babies, to proposals, to promotions, to awards – it was a jam-packed year full of success for us all. We said goodbye to some of our incredible stylists, and welcomed a bunch of fresh faces whose futures we are so excited for. Take a look back at some of our highlights from 2017!   Amber was a finalist in the Editorial Stylist of the Year photographic competition… Read More


  Welcome to the team Courtney! Our new apprentice has hit the ground running at True Grit and we’re excited for her bright future in the hairdressing industry. Here’s what Courtney has to say: Hello True Grit friends! I’m Courtney. I’ve been in the hairdressing industry since 2015 and started my apprenticeship mid 2016. I have a passion for creative colours and anything funky. I grew up living in the country with my family and started my apprenticeship in Darfield but have since then decided to broaden my horizons and move to a thriving city salon!… Read More


A big congratulations to Amber, who has been promoted to the New Generation team at True Grit! Amber has been going from strength to strength, and we’re so proud of what she’s been achieving both in the salon and outside of it, winning competitions and developing her skills. “I love the idea of helping people understand the magic of beauty and feeling good within. I love colour work and am excited to be a part of the team here at True Grit” – Amber… Read More

A huge congratulations to our amazing girls Sammy and Libby who recently graduated with their National Certificate of Hairdressing. We couldn’t be more proud of these two, and how much they’ve achieved here in the salon. Congrats girls, well deserved!… Read More


Samantha will be back in the salon on the following dates, and is available for appointments on Saturday 11th November, 25th of November and Saturday 9th of December, 16th of December and 23rd of December.… Read More


Sarah has some exciting news; we’re proud to announce that she’s been promoted to MASTER Stylist, the highest recognition in the salon! From November 1st, cut and finish with Sarah will be $106. But that’s not all… she recently returned home from a holiday in Fiji where she got ENGAGED! Congrats Sarah!… Read More

Are you aware of our cancellation policy? We need 24 hours notice for you to cancel an appointment. Please understand our days are based around pre booked appointments, and it can really impact on your stylist’s day if you cancel your appointment at the last minute. A $30 fee will incur if we don’t receive 24 hours notice (and 48 hours notice in December), but we hope we won’t have to enforce this. We really appreciate your understanding!      … Read More

Earlier this month we said goodbye to our wonderful Ashlee, who has  moved  to Melbourne to start her new role as a stylist  in the amazing Joey Scandizzo salon! If any of our fabulous clients are in Melbourne, make sure you pop in and pay Ashlee a visit! We wish her all the best and can’t wait to follow her exciting adventures!    … Read More

Recently, Jacqui helped judge the annual Kitomba Awards. Here’s what she had to say about the experience: “I really enjoyed the judging process, it was great to be able to benchmark TG against NZ’s top salons of high calibre. I was presented with a list of finalists and left to my own devices. It took me 6 and a half hours to complete, I put everything into it and the entries were stunning. The finalists  should be very proud of the work and effort they’ve put into their entries. What stood out for me was the presentation of the entries.… Read More