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Welcome to the Little Black Book, our Black Creatives Aotearoa Business Directory.

We provide a platform for black owned businesses in NZ to connect and network with other black owned businesses, and connect with consumers around Aotearoa.


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hair and beauty


213 Cuba street, Palmerston North, New Zealand 4410

Specialty in quality African synthetic hair & hair products. They stock it all, Braids, Crochet, Weave many styles and colours.


Masafinyas Braiding

Papakura 237 airfield rd

Woven and styled with experience, Rosemary Bennett offers braiding for all contemporary Afrocentric hairstyles in Auckland where she is currently based.


House of Brown

Mt Wellington/Auckland

Featuring fully qualified senior stylist, Weave specialist, Braider, Makeover guru . Based in Auckland, House of Brown is available for free consultations and bookings.

Instagram: houseofbrown_

Mama Taku's Butter


Mama Taku’s Butters makes three hair butters for kinky/curly hair - a pre-poo mousse, deep conditioning/leave in moisturizer and a sealing balm. These products are handmade in Mama Taku’s kitchen with natural ingredients and no synthetics. Mama Taku currently sells each butter for $25 or $60 for a set of three Hamilton based, but Mama Taku is ready to post anywhere in New Zealand ​

African Creation

Strathmore, Wellington

Braiding in traditional habesha fashion, as well as sew-in-weaves, crochet braids, cornrows and more. Cornrows start from $50 and prices may vary according to style. Clients must provide their own hair or arrange with stylist to have hair provided.