Meet our Lounge Stylists

Kaye Briden


The inspiration behind Yazu is Kaye Briden the owner. She is passionate about leading her team with innovative concepts and great fashion ideas. Inspiration comes from the world around us and is a reflection of each person's individual taste. Personalising style to compliment and enhance everybody's beauty in a current up to date fashion. Kaye has many years experience including being a L'Oreal ambassador for 13 years. She has been a runner up in the L'Oreal trophy, worked as a team leader in fashion week and has rebuilt the rise of Yazu Hair Lounge to be one of Christchurch's leading Hair Lounges.

Hours of work: Monday 10:30am to 5pm    Tuesday - 9am to 4pm    Wednesday - 9am - 8pm     Thursday - 11am to 8pm     Friday - 12pm to 7pm     Saturday 9am to 5pm


Lisa Mainwaring

Lisa has been hairdressing for 29 years, 20 of those have been with Yazu Hair Lounge. She loves colouring, cutting and changing her clients look and does so in a very passionate way. Lisa gets so excited when her clients look and feel fantastic and welcomes all new and existing clients to come in and see her.

Hours of work: Wednesday - 9am to 8pm    Thursday - 9am to 8pm    Friday - 9am to 5pm    Saturday - 9am to 5pm


Warren Dempsey-Coy

 Warren has been in the hairdressing industry for 39 years. Previously owning a salon in Auckland, and here in Christchurch. He has been with Yazu Hair Lounge for over 19 years. Warren is passionate about cutting and making sure his time with clients is fun and entertaining. He always looks forward to seeing his clients leave with a smile on their face with a new fabulous look.

Hours of work: Wednesday - 9am to 7pm    Thursday - 11am to 7pm    Friday - 9am to 5pm


Nadia Beswick

Nadiajoined the Yazu Team 3 years ago and has 12 years hairdressing experience.  Nadia has a huge passion for hairdressing, fantastic with colour, cutting and

loves to "Re Style" her clients that are wanting that seasonal change.

Hours of work: Tuesday - 10am - 6pm   Wednesday - 11am - 8pm   Thursday 11am - 8pm   Friday - 9am - 6pm   Saturday - 9am - 5pm


Aeisha Pobjoy-Wymer

Aeisha started at Yazu Hair Lounge straight from school and is our New Generation Stylist, doing all aspects of hairdressing.  Aeisha has finished her apprenticeship and is very excited to be on the floor well on her way to becoming a senior stylist.  Aeisha has a very bubbly personality and always keeping up with what's happening in the "Fashion World" with hairdressing being her passion.  

Hours of work: Tuesday - Saturday 9am - closing



Annabel Gillespie

Annabel is the newest member of the Yazu Team and is in the last year of her apprenticeship.  Annabel is one of our colourists in the salon and will join Aeisha next year as another of our New Generation Stylists at Yazu Hair Lounge.  Annabel is alway smiling with a lovely personality and loves to make people feel good with their new doo's.

Hours of work: Tuesday - Saturday 9am to closing



Unit 2, 36 Settlers Crescent, Ferrymead, Christchurch   Phone 03 384 6249