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Book a Virtual Reality Training Demonstration for the chance to win an Oculus headset

We are pleased to advise that JBA will be providing demonstrations of the VR scenarios that will enable accredited providers to deliver and report the Mandatory Training required for the Certificate of Approval at Facilities Integrate. Please refer to the information below and your opportunity to book a demonstration timeslot. For further information please contact […]
16/11/2020 15:45

NZSA Security Industry Newsletter – November 2020

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our November 2020 newsletter. In our last newsletter I commented on the security issues that had occurred at the MIF’s (Managed Isolation Facilities) and the resulting negative coverage from the media and ill-founded government announcements with regards to replacing all 500 to 600 private security personnel working at those sites with […]
04/11/2020 10:21

Webinar now online – Safer Together – WorkSafe and the Security Industry

Safer Together – WorkSafe and the Security Industry – now available online Tony Hetherington, the Acting Chief Operating Officer for WorkSafe, will provide our members with an update on how WorkSafe are working with all sectors to revise their approach and consider ‘work’ as opposed to just health and safety; to seeing people as the […]
04/11/2020 08:26

WorkSafe and the Security Industry – Safer Together – webinar 29 October

                Tony Hetherington, the Acting Chief Operating Officer for WorkSafe, will provide our members with an update on how WorkSafe are working with all sectors to revise their approach and consider ‘work’ as opposed to just health and safety; to seeing people as the solution rather than the […]
21/10/2020 10:08

NZSA Security Update – face masks, annual returns & request for volunteer

Face masks available The NZSA has face masks from the Ministry of Health government stocks. These masks are Ministry of Health approved for essential services. The masks are available to order in boxes of 50. The price of one box is $50 + gst plus the cost of delivery to your premises. If you would […]
01/10/2020 14:17

Request for Member input – 2020 Minimum Wage Review

The NZSA has been invited by MBIE to make a security industry submission on this year’s minimum wage review, refer to the MBIE_letter. To ensure that we are representing our members effectively and correctly, we would welcome input from members by completing the MBIE_minimum wage questionnaire and returning to us at [email protected] by no later […]
28/09/2020 09:03

GETS Notification – MBIE RFP Security Guard and Associated Services

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Security Guard and associated services throughout New Zealand. They are looking for multiple suppliers across the geographical spread and are open to suppliers collaborating together to provide services across a range of regions. The range of services include: Security Guards Mobile […]
23/09/2020 08:50

Police release crowded places strategy

Police have released a strategy to assist owners and operators increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across New Zealand. Protecting Our Crowded Places from Attack: New Zealand’s Strategy sets out a consistent approach to promote the safety of crowded places. It explains what crowded places are, the risks they pose, and how […]
21/09/2020 10:56

Security employee or contractor? Getting it right

Employee vs contractor – the differences Hiring workers as either employees or contractors can be lawful provided that the correct type of working arrangement is used in each situation. Employees work for you while contractors work for themselves. You need to know whether your worker is an employee or a contractor because your responsibilities as […]
09/09/2020 10:45

NZ Security Association Newsletter – September issue

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our September 2020 newsletter. Similar to many of my associates and colleagues, I take great pride in our industry and the people who work within it. Over the last six months I have observed the industry as a whole, including employers and employees, stand up and deliver essential services to a […]
01/09/2020 14:59

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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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.

Chapter meetings are currently run via Zoom during lunchtime sessions. Keep an eye out for your meeting invitations and the updates on the meetings page.

 

Meetings and events 

Click here for ASIS New Zealand meetings and special events page.

To ensure you receive email notifications for up and coming events please click here to be added to the mailing list.

 As Cybersecurity Awareness month is slowly coming to a close, what have you done this month to step up your cyber defence? Click here for tips!
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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 Skype or conference call and online - 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 Dee Wakelin supported by Ngaire Kelaher however, ASIS depends on volunteers within the Chapters to present programs, plan events and just generally get the word out about how they support, inspire and promote security professionals within the industry.  The Council Global Liaison Committee hosts regular meetings to assist and share information among ASIS Liaisons. If you would like to help or get involved in any way contact please click here.

 

Young Professionals Liaison

The ASIS New Zealand YP Chapter Liaisons are Curtis Boag and Tylor West of Securitek NZ. 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 representatives please click here. 

 

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 2020

The ASIS New Zealand Chapter held its 2018 Annual General Meeting on the 6th December 2019 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

Caroline Halton

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