Meet the team

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Sue Dewes


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 son, Tom.

She loves exploring new places and has traveled extensively worldwide, sampling both the local culture and the food.

Training & Qualifications

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Mahia Keepa Hale

Senior Beauty Therapist

We’re excited to introduce our new Senior Skin Therapist, Mahia. Passionate about all things beauty, she’s a highly trained beauty professional with experience from renowned skin clinics and also specialises in Brows. We know her amazing skill set will contribute greatly to our clients’ self-care journey.

We can’t wait for you all to meet her!

Beauty Therapist

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Chey Wharepapa

Beauty Therapist

As a Clinic we are delighted to have Chey joining us on an Apprentice pilot scheme. She has worked in the industry as a Level 4 graduate for a couple of years now. She enrolled in Level 5 at Toi Ohomai and has practical training here at Tranquillo to upskill complement her learning.


John Dewes-Hodgson

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John, Sue’s partner,  has now been fulltime at the Clinic for the past 7 years. 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 25 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.

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