I would definitely recommend anyone to get their hair done with Pat, it makes the process a lot more stress free having that confidence in someone with her experience and talent. – Jenny Buchanan (nee Douglas)

Thanks so much Pat! Had a lovely day and so many nice comments about my hair. I loved it. – Carley

Thank you so much for making me feel beautiful for the ball. You did a wonderful job of my hair you are truely an awesome hairdresser. - Sarah

Thank you so much for all your ideas, time and support - Rachel (Miss Manawatu 2007)

Thank you Pat for doing such a terrific job with my hair, my mum's and my bridesmaids. We all looked fabulous! - Kirsten

Thank you so much for doing such a fantastic job with mine and my bridesmaid's hair. I loved the style and it contributed to me having a great wedding. - Nicola

Thank you so much for sharing your skills with me, you are a great friend. - Rachel (Miss Earth New Zealand 2008)

Thank you for the fantastic job on hair we all felt a million dollars. - Esther

Thank you for the AMAZING job you did on our girls hair for our wedding day. We had so many compliments and all loved the way it looked! - Alyssa

Thank you so much for the amazing job you did with our hair - I didn't know my hair could look so beautiful, you really are an artist. – Yvette Phillips

Thank you so much for doing all of our hair on my special day. Your place was so lovely, no stress and you made us look beautiful. – Chloe

Pat - you are one of Palmerston North's treasures! – Lyn Gregg

Pat was such a professional, I gave her little direction and my hair was more than I could have asked for.

Pat did an incredible job of my bridal hair, the bridesmaids and flower girls! I always walk away amazed at her talent! Thanks so much Pat for your outstanding work, everything looked perfect. – Breanna Best

I received so many compliments about my hair and it stayed in place ALL day!! Thank you so much for making me look amazing for my big day! - Sam McDonnell

You have such an awesome talent. Thanks for making Mum and I feel a million dollars on what was the greatest day of my life!  – Gina Tamatea

Pat Harley’s flair for hair, colour and fashion has led to a distinguished career as one of New Zealand’s premier hairstylists.


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To remain at the cutting edge of the industry, and to hone her area of expertise, colour and long hair, she regularly works and trains with international specialists to ensure she can keep her clients up to date with the latest trends and techniques.

Pat is an award winning hairstylist at the top of the field, having won over 19 trophies for her creative cut and colour work.

For the last 12 years, Pat has been part of a group of experts who consistently transform raw talent into refined beauty for Miss Manawatu and Miss Teen New Zealand competitions. Pat willingly shares her expertise with contestants, advising them on how to maximise beauty, manage hair, select colours and the find styles that will suit their individuality.

As an internationally trained hairstylist, Pat is renowned for her expertise in all aspects of hairdressing, cut and colour, with her passion being long hair and bridal.

From time to time, Pat runs tips & tricks workshops and masterclasses for industry professionals. Follow her on Facebook for event announcements.