Merivale 03 421 4749     Sydenham 03 377 8180     Rangiora 03 313 6656

Head Rush Team


Creative Director
Finalist for NZ HITO Trainer of the Year
Runner Up NZ HITO Trainer of the Year
Winner HITO Training Salon of the Year 2017

Tammy is our Head Senior Stylist and Creative Director. Her passion for the industry goes to great lengths being the Canterbury/Westlands Regional Hairdressing President. Tammy enjoys all aspects of hairdressing as well as bringing her enthusiasm for the industry in the form of apprentice training and competitions. Tammy has been involved in a lot of hairdressing seminars, Vodafone Music awards, industry awards, Fudge Creative team and as of late the successful opening of her second salon in Sydenham and third salon in Rangiora.

Merivale Team…


Senior Stylist – currently on maternity leave

Stacey is known for putting that extra care and time into her work, with blonde foils and men’s cuts being her favourites.


Senior Stylist

Internationally qualified Senior Stylist Lucy contributes to the broad knowledge pool within Head Rush with the depth of her experience and superb cutting skills. 

Addington Team…


Senior Stylist
Training Co-Ordinator

2018 Stylist of the Year recipient Holly puts her passion to work as Head Rush Salon Manager (Addington) and our Training Co-Ordinator. Fully qualified since 2005, Holly brings almost two decades of practical hairdressing experience to the table, then combines it with a National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education and the ability to offer a HITO level of training, making her an integral and invaluable member of the Head Rush team.

Sydenham Team…


Salon Manager
Senior Stylist

With experience in differing parts of the industry from salon ownership to training and managing apprentices and working overseas, Salon Manager and Senior Stylist Roxana specialises in precise, stunning cuts, and in hair for weddings. Her significant contribution to the collective Head Rush knowledge base is a bright feather in our cap. 



Asian Hair Specialist

Taka is Head Rush Sydenham’s Asian hair specialist. Taka moved over from Japan 6 years ago and has over 20 years experience! Taka specialises in digital perming, chemical straightening, Asian hair colouring and cutting. Taka has a massive client following and is very well known in Christchurch!

Rangiora Team…


Salon Manager
Senior Stylist

Committed to excellent customer service, Salon Manager and Senior Stylist Chantelle’s valuable contribution to the Head Rush team is in fantastic, funky cuts, and a dedication to making sure every client’s unique wishes are fulfilled. To achieve that, Chantelle is constantly looking to expand her skills, and grow as a stylist.


Senior Stylist

After establishing a high level of skill in hairdressing, exhibited at Nationals in 2000, Angela stepped back to raise a family. Now a Senior Stylist with Head Rush, she’s back in the game, reinvigorated by the supportive culture and looking to the future.