About Us

Meet The Team

Meet our team of dedicated beauty therapists, each brings a unique touch of expertise and passion to transform your beauty experience.

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Sue Dewes

Founder and Advanced Skin Therapist

As the owner and Advanced Skin Therapist, Sue prides herself on ensuring excellence for her customers. Passionate about beauty and education, she specialises in advanced skin therapies, sharing her expertise as a leading therapist in New Zealand. Outside of work, she loves exploring new places and cultures with her family, and savoring local cuisines during her global travels.

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Mahia Keepa Hale

Senior Skin Therapist

Senior Skin Therapist here at Tranquillo Beauty Clinic. Passionate about all things beauty, she’s a highly trained beauty professional with experience from renowned skin clinics and specialises in Brows. We know her amazing skill set will contribute greatly to our clients’ self-care journey and we are thrilled to have her on board.

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Leah Kicks

Beauty & Massage Therapist

Having been in the wellness industry since 2010. Leah is a skilled Beauty and Massage Therapist who has worked in various spas and even managed her own business. She is dedicated to bringing the spa experience to every session and provides luxurious and deeply relaxing treatments. With Leah, you can leave your worries at the door and fully immerse yourself in a rejuvenating experience

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Ellisha Mansookram

Senior Beauty Therapist

Ellisha is a senior Beauty Therapist With nearly 23 years of experience in the beauty industry, her  passion comes from the joy of nurturing others and enhancing their natural beauty. Specialising in skin care, she enjoys administrating personalised treatments, utilising her knowledge of ingredients, facial peels, needling, and an array of innovative beauty techniques.

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Toni Biddle

Intermediate Beauty Therapist

Toni is an intermediate Beauty Therapist, bringing 5 years of experience in the beauty industry, Toni joins our expanding team with a Level 4 Beauty Therapy qualification. Her passion for beauty treatments spans over 5 years, where she has developed a diverse skill set in administering various treatments. She loves the variety in her work and her favourite part about her job is being able to enhance people’s confidence.

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John Dewes-Hodgson


John, Sue’s partner, has been full-time at the Clinic for the past 7 years. With a background in sales and customer service management, John has embodied these key skills throughout his roles as a Rural Manager, Branch Manager and Area Manager for a Bank. He has supported Sue behind the scenes for over 25 years, building up a sound understanding of beauty therapy treatments and products during this time.

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