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2021 Security Awards Update

Due to ongoing uncertainty, we recently made the tough decision to cancel our 2021 Security Awards evening and progress with Plan B.  So, what’s Plan B we hear you ask? Drum roll please….   We’re excited to announce our 2021 Security Awards Week!   Next week we’ll be announcing the winners of each award via […]
13/09/2021 14:02

NZSA – security update

Emergency staff appointments without certificates – PSPLA In emergency situations, security firms can hire staff who do not have certificates of approval. You can make an emergency appointment if: – You need to hire someone because of illness or emergency (such as Covid-19) and you don’t have enough staff with certificates and: The person you’re […]
10/09/2021 09:47

NZSA Security Update – September 2021 Newsletter

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our September 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. Isn’t it amazing how quickly everything can change. After 117 days without any reported Covid community transmission, New Zealand was plunged into Level 4 lockdown from Wednesday 18 August. Unfortunately for us, this was only two days […]
02/09/2021 16:29

NZSA security update – business travel across alert level boundaries

Businesses with workers needing to cross an Alert Level Boundary need to apply for a Business Travel Document. Unless you have a newly authorised Business Travel Document you will not be able to travel across the Boundary. Previously issued Business Travel Documents are no longer valid. To apply for a Business Travel Document please visit […]
30/08/2021 09:40

Announcing the Finalists in the NZ Security Awards

2021 New Zealand Security Awards Finalists We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2021 New Zealand Security Awards. This year we received in excess of 120 nominations, many of which were of an exceptional standard. It was noticeable that there was a wide disparity in the number of nominations across the categories with […]
29/07/2021 13:41

NZSA Newsletter – July 2021

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our July 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. It has certainly been a few hectic months for the team at the NZSA, our members and industry as a whole. Within this newsletter we provide some important information with regards to the inclusion of Security Officers […]
05/07/2021 13:18

NZSA Member Update

Standards Discussion Document – AS 2201.2 Intruder Alarm Systems, Part 2, Monitoring Centres The EL-031 Working Group has prepared an update to the 2004 Standard for Monitoring Centres and the draft document is currently available for public feedback and comment. The NZSA has been represented on the EL-031 Working Group by Doug McCormick, Gallaghers, and […]
17/06/2021 14:03

New Zealand Security Awards – now open

  Nominations now open We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2021 New Zealand Security Awards are now open. For further information about the nomination criteria and to complete a nomination, please visit our website. Nominations close at 5pm on Thursday 15 July 2021. Please note that all nominations must be registered on […]
01/06/2021 12:18

Welcome to ASIS New Zealand

ASIS New Zealand is part of ASIS Region 15 and is titled 15a. There are over 120 members of ASIS International based in New Zealand.

ASIS International, with more than 34,000 members in 145 countries worldwide, is the pre-eminent international organisation for professionals responsible for security, including managers and directors of security. In addition, corporate executives and other management personnel, as well as consultants, architects, lawyers, and police officers, are becoming involved with ASIS to better understand the constant changes in security issues and solutions. 

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Chapter News and Updates

 There has been some exciting changes that affect both current and potential members so don't miss out! Click here to be added to our mailing list. Click here for the latest newsletter, invitation or update.

Keep an eye out for your meeting invitations and the updates on the meetings page click on the button below.

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Breaking News!

Congratulations to Vanessa Summers for achieving the APP ASIS International Certification!

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CPP Virtual Programme

ASIS New Zealand is approved to use the ASIS International Official virtual study programme curriculum for CPP (Certified Protection Professional). This structured virtual programme will begin in August so any chapter members who are interested must enroll beforehand and commit to attend 8 one hour sessions - yes, that's right, all 8. You must also ensure you have the resources that you need to study for this certification and meet the eligibility criteria to sit the CPP exam. If you are not sure, please join us for our ASIS NZ monthly Certification Round Up meeting that takes place on the last Thursday of each month via Zoom.

This programme will begin on Monday 16th August 2021 and the remaining sessions taking place each Monday for eight weeks. To find out more including how to enrol, please join us for the zoom meeting on the 29th of July at 12pm NZ time. Email here for further information and Zoom details.

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Global Security Exchange 2021

Congratulations to David Withers who won a free virtual attendance registration to this years Global Security Exchange 2021!

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New Zealand Security Awards 2021

The prestigious Awards Ceremony will be held at 5pm on Friday 20th August 2021 at Christchurch Town Hall.

Click here for further information.

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ASIS New Zealand Formal Certification Dinner 2021

Congratulations to our recent ASIS International Certification recipients:

Zeshan Shahzad, Devin Louw, Rehan Du Toit!

Click here for more photos of this special event!

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ASIS Certification  - News and Study Groups  

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Do you want to achieve an ASIS International Certification but not sure how? Look no further! Join a study group regardless of your region and get the support you need to achieve your goal.

Auckland based study groups and a Wellington based study group is currently underway and can be accessed via Zoom or MS Teams - SO NO MATTER WHAT PART OF THE COUNTRY YOU ARE IN YOU CAN STILL BE PART OF THE STUDY GROUP. If you are interested is completing the PSP, PCI or CPP certification programme and would like to be part of a virtual study group regardless of your region or would like to initiate one please click here with the subject line 'Study Group' for further details.

If any other members or nonmembers wish to learn more about certification programs offered by ASIS, please reach out to one of the executive to explore how we as ASIS can facilitate or support your professional development.

Click here for more information on the range on certifications available

 

Women in Security

The ASIS New Zealand WIS Chapter Liaison is Ngaire Kelaher. ASIS depends on volunteers within the Chapters to present programmes, plan events and just generally get the word out about how they support, inspire and promote security professionals within the industry.   If you would like to help or get involved in any way contact please click here.

If you are interested in connecting with the NZ Network Women in Security click here.

As and ASIS International member you will have access to a variety on ASIS International Community Groups - feel free to explore  the ASIS Connects website and join the Women in Security forum for fantastic networking and resources.

To celebrate Women's International Day, ASIS New Zealand hosts its annual Women in Security special event in March each year. Connect with ASIS NZ by subscribing to the mailing list, connected on Face or connecting on LinkedIn to ensure you receive updates!

Some of our guest speakers from our most recent Women in Security annual event:

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Young Professionals Liaison

The YP Liaison is interested in the identification and recruitment of Young Professionals within the chapter, the coordination of YP communications and events within the chapter, and the bridging of chapter YPs with the larger ASIS community. If you would like to connect with our representative Jack Stewart please click here. 

Our monthly Young Professionals meeting takes place online on the last Wednesday of each month unless otherwise mentioned. Refer to the meetings page, connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn or contact [email protected] to join the meetings.

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Not yet an ASIS International member?

To become an ASIS New Zealand member you must be an ASIS International member. Click here to find out further information regarding ASIS International membership. 

  

ASIS New Zealand Subscriptions

New Zealand Chapter subscription membership runs from the 1st Jan until the 31st December. Click here to find out further information on chapter subscription. Please ensure your ASIS International membership is up to date when renewing your chapter subscription. Click here for ASIS International renewal information.

For any invoicing or payment inquiries please email [email protected]

 

 

ASIS New Zealand Committee for 2021

The ASIS New Zealand Chapter held its 2020 Annual General Meeting on the 2nd December 2020 and the following were elected as the Executive Committee:

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Ngaire Kelaher CPP® PSP®

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DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Andy Gollings

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SECRETARY

Dee Wakelin

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TREASURER

Johan Janse Van Rensburg

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