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NZSA announces final Covid-19 Guardian Award winner – congratulations to Keisha Rihari

Congratulations to our final Covid-19 Guardian Award winner: KEISHA RIHARI Keisha has been recognised for her outstanding work in diffusing a potentially dangerous situation in a Northland bank. Just after the opening of a bank in Kaitaia a customer entered in an agitated state. Keisha spotted that they had a knife hidden on the inside […]
05/06/2020 12:17

New Zealand Security Awards 2020 – nominations now open

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2020 New Zealand Security Awards are now open. For further information about the Awards event, nomination criteria and the nomination form please see the events page on our website. Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 10 July 2020. Please note that all nominations must be registered […]
04/06/2020 11:35

NZSA announces Covid-19 Guardian Award winner – congratulations to Anton Kritzinger

Congratulations to our Covid-19 Guardian Award winner: ANTON KRITZINGER Anton will receive his award for his actions in diffusing a potentially dangerous situation on an Auckland bus during Covid-19 Level 4 lock-down. The nomination from his employer Armourguard highlighted how good training and a calm demeanour are essential for security guards undertaking their work. Allen […]
04/06/2020 11:32

NZSA Covid-19 Security Update – Level 2 & Business Support

The Government has announced that New Zealand can safely move out of Alert Level 2 at 11.59pm on Wednesday 13 May. All current Alert Level 3 restrictions apply until this time. Cabinet has decided to phase in some of the aspects of Level 2 in order to manage the risk of stepping down Alert Levels. […]
13/05/2020 10:26

NZSA announces the first Covid-19 Guardian Award winner – congratulations to Marcus Hendriksen!

Congratulations to our first Covid-19 Guardian Award winner: MARCUS HENDRIKSEN Marcus is working with Countdown supermarkets in the Dunedin area, representing his employer Allied Security, and the security industry, as an outstanding individual. Allied Security are happy to endorse Marcus’ nomination stating that he has brought his personal touch, positive attitude and focus on excellence […]
08/05/2020 11:19

NZSA Newsletter – May 2020

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our May 2020 newsletter. It is amazing how our world can change so dramatically and within such a short time span! The Covid-19 crisis continues to have a major and long-lasting effect on almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives. People and businesses are hurting, and even though security […]
05/05/2020 10:20

NZSA launches Covid-19 Guardian Awards

Over recent weeks security personnel, as essential service workers, have been protecting our property and businesses and keeping us safe, maintaining social distance measures and doing the right thing. Like our medical, emergency, logistics and food retailer teams they have been stepping up to help us through these tough times. We want to take the […]
04/05/2020 15:51

NZSA Covid-19 Security Update – PSPLA Level 3 Emergency Directions

The Registrar has issued an Emergency Direction covering applications for new licences and certificates (CoA) under Level 3. If you would like a copy of the Emergency Direction please email [email protected] Please note that a copy of the Emergency Direction must still be carried by those staff who have been unable to uplift their official […]
23/04/2020 15:30

Welcome to ASIS New Zealand

ASIS New Zealand is part of ASIS Region 39 which also includes the South Pacific and Papua New Guinea. There are over 100 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. 





***Please click here for the Official Unit Against COVID-19 NZ Government Website***



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.

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 

***We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. As always, ASIS remains your trusted partner all year long—so please know that you can register for ASIS events with confidence. Attendance via Zoom will be available for all 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.



ASIS Certification  - News and Study Groups  

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:


Ngaire Kelaher CPP® PSP®



Andy Gollings



Dee Wakelin



Caroline Halton


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