Tahni Daniels

Master Creative Stylilst
"Life isn't perfect, but your hair can be!" - Unknown

Tahni commenced her hairdressing career over 12 years ago. She worked at Toni & Guy in England and was involved with six seasons of London Fashion Week, competed in many competitions, worked photo-shoots, and became a member of the Toni & Guy Breakthrough team, working alongside the talented Toni and Sasha Mascalo

Tahni moved to Australia where she was sponsored by Prema as an Editorial Stylist while also working as first assistant to Alan White (Australia's top editorial stylist) on covers for Vogue, Grazia and Harper's Bazaar. 

In 2012 Tahni worked at Sydney Fashion Week and was the Hair Director for the acclaimed opening show 'Romance was Born'. She has also represented GHD for Editorials and on stage for Hair Expo Sydney. 

Tahni is loving her life with her two puppies in Wellington, and has quickly built a loyal clientele at Buoy. 

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Nov 2017

Industry Awards Best New Entrant

May 2018

Salon of the Year 2018

Nov 2017

NZ Salon of the Year 2017

Nov 2017

L'Oreal Grand Salon of the Year 2017

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Oct 2018

Lots of Compliments

Thanks again to Tahni for a super lovely cut. Lots of compliments already received. 


Jul 2018

Why Buoy is Wonderful

A) Putting your customer first 


Aug 2018

The only hair stylist in Wellington who can give my curly hair the haircut I like.

I had a lovely experience with Tahni yesterday as always. She is possibly the only hair stylist in Wellington who can give my curly hair the kind of haircut that I like.


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Tahni Daniels's latest news

Exclusive Laser Evening

Celebrating living in your best skin ever. We have invested in the most advanced Laser technology and holding an exclusive invite-only event to celebrate. 100% of ticket sales donated to Mary Potter Hospice in memory of the late Derek Elvy.


A Tahni Transformation

Cute little-textured pixie bob created for Eilish Mooney, style with Pureology Style & Protect styling products.


Buoy NZ Salon of the Year 2017

Buoy Salon & Spa wins 5 of the most sought after awards in our industry.
Salon of the Year, L'Oréal Grand Salon of the Year, Excellence in Marketing, Business Stylist of the Year Chinney Yeap and Best New Entrant.



To celebrate our 30th year the Buoy Salon team created this internationally published collection with some of the worlds most talented creatives.


Treat & Transform with Fusio Dose

Fusio-Dose hair ritual is our bespoke in-salon treatment by Kérastase that will nourish your hair and leave you it with the shine that will turn heads.


Derek Elvy's New Home Celebrated in NZ House & Garden

Learn more about Derek Elvy's most recent creative journey. Turning a Chocolate Factory in Featherston, Wairarapa into his home/living gallery. Get your hands on the March issue today.


Buoy launches new Website

Buoy Co-Owner & Managing Director Phillippa Middleton explains why creating a new online platform was so important to her vision to be the leaders in the Salon and Spa, and online.