In the Media

Focus on Men's Beauty

Verve Magazine  | 

While females typically command the biggest share of space in the bathroom cabinet, men’s grooming, hair and skincare is a growing market.

The Covid-19 lockdown allowed this barber to style himself with a new business plan

Stuff  | 

By the age of 21 he owned a growing barbershop business with new product range launches in the works – then Covid-19 shut it all down.

Customer success story: Boar and Blade

Kitomba  | 

Hohepa Rutene, owner of Boar and Blade, talked to us about why he loves what he does and how he came to be running a very cool, successful...

Coronavirus: Barber takes over 1000 bookings, back-to-back for weeks

Stuff  | 

A New Zealand barber has taken over 1000 bookings since Monday afternoon, with 30 minute slots stacked for the next fortnight.

Look Sharp At The 10 Best Barbershops In Auckland

Urban List  | 

A haircut can really make or break a man. If it’s a beard trim we’re talking about, it’s even more essential to get your grooming right.

We’ve rounded up Auckland’s finest barbers for all your grooming needs

The Denizen  | 

We’re happy to report that a barbershop resurgence has occurred. A few Auckland establishments haven’t been deterred by the ever-improving at-home technologies and snip-happy mothers, and herewith we...

Changing The Barber Game: Hohepa Rutene Of Boar And Blade

Banjos Beards  | 

My names Hohepa but my mates call me “Hops”. I grew up in a small town called Masterton where everyone knows everyone.

The Five Best Barbers in Wellington

Concrete Playground  | 

Whatever vibe appeals to you most, you can rest assured you’re in expert hands with any one of Wellington’s finest.

The Seven Best Barbers in Auckland

Concrete Playground  | 

Whatever vibe appeals to you most, you can rest assured you’re in expert hands with any one of Auckland's finest.