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Meet the team

Meet our team of friendly and attentive staff who are dedicated to giving you the best beauty treatments in Tauranga.

Sue is the manager of Tranquillo Beauty

Meet Sue

As the owner and Advanced Skin Therapist, Sue prides herself on ensuring excellence for her customers.

She understands that her customers all have individual needs and loves making her clients feel pampered. Sue is very passionate about beauty treatments and education so she is continuously immersed in the industry, expanding her beauty knowledge for both herself and her clients.  Her passion for the industry is primarily in the advanced skin therapies,  and she is one of New Zealand's leading Therapist, who continues to share her knowledge with both her customers and colleagues.

Outside of work, Sue is married to John and has a teenage son Tom. She loves exploring new places and has traveled extensively worldwide, sampling both the local culture and the  food.


  • Diploma In Beauty Therapy   ITEC, CIDESCO,  NZ Bth.
  • Dermal Institute, Marina Del Ray, LA
  • Margaret Walsh Beauty Therapy courses
  • Red Vein Treatments
  • Sothys Advanced training
  • Environ Advanced training
  • Dermalogica Advanced training
  • ​Flo Barrett , Advanced skin analysis, Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Dr Goedeke,  Hormonal Replacement Therapy
  • Trudy Fleming ; Laser and IPL
  • Dr Strack ; skin conditions
  • Paul Carbis,  Dermal Needling,  
  • Dr Des Fernandes,  Environ Founder,  Advanced Dermal Needling

Bianca Guethert

Bianca, is excited to be working in a fulltime Beauty Therapy position, and being able  to use the full range of her expertise.  

She enjoys keeping up with professional development, providing her clients with the highest standards of Beauty care.  As we as giving aftercare advice on skin care and beauty treatments,  she is keen to share her knowledge with you. 


  • International College of Camille
  • International Beauty Therapy Diploma (level 5)
  • Cidesco, Itec Qualified




Leah Weld

Leah has recently graduated from the Beauty Therapy course at the Bay of Plenty Polytech.   You may have meet her  when she did a few days work experience with us,  she is now helping us out a once a month,

So if you enjoyed her treatments, call us to find out which day she is working.    

John DH

John Dewes-Hodgson

John, Sue's partner,  has now been fulltime at the Clinic for the past 28 months.  Initially stepping in to help cover the Front of Clinic for a few months,  he is still at the Clinic managing the front of house.

His background is in sales, customer service, management learnt  from his roles a a Rural Manager, Branch Manager and Area Manager for a Bank.  He has supported Sue in the background for over 20 years, and so has built up a sound understanding of Beauty Therapy treatments and products in this time.  

You will most likely meet John as your first point of contact,  via the phone or in the Clinic. He will  help you book in your treatment, talk about products and make sure you end up with the right Therapist to help you.