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NZSA Newsletter – May 2021

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our May 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. It’s always good to see a plan come to fruition, even if the initial delivery is a bit later than originally planned! In February 2020 we secured a funding grant from the Ministry of Education (MOE) under […]
03/05/2021 14:33

NZSA Security Update – PSPLA and Workplace Investigations

Licensed to investigate? A bombshell legal decision has ruled that consultants offering workplace investigation services must be licensed as private investigators unless they hold another equivalent form of accreditation. After hearing a complaint about the way a consulting company handled an investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, the Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority, Trish McConnell, found […]
22/03/2021 10:54

NZ Security Association Newsletter – March 2021

CEO’s Report Welcome to our March 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. The news that we were going back into lockdown restrictions (Level 3 for Auckland and Level 2 for the rest of the country) necessitated a quick re-write of this commentary given my earlier draft had celebrated the […]
04/03/2021 14:31

NZSA Security Update – Guidelines update, face masks & events

Update to Security Industry Good Practice Guideline The Security Industry Good Practice Guideline was developed and launched by the NZSA last year as an industry resource providing operational and health and safety standards for all New Zealand companies operating in the guarding and security patrols sectors. With the assistance and input from a working group, […]
28/01/2021 13:57

NZSA Security Update – RFP Security Services & Medical Alarms, Emergency Response & Monitoring

The following tenders were listed on GETS yesterday: Christchurch City Council – Security Services RFx ID 23421867 closing 17 February. Comprises:   Patrols and Alarm Response Security Transport/Cash Collection Noise Control Static Guards New Zealand Defence Force – Medical Alarm, Emergency Response and Monitoring Services RFx ID 23866972 closing 24 February. From the NZSA team.
22/01/2021 12:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP Earthquake Commission – National Guarding Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the Earthquake Commission is seeking proposals for National Guarding Services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23853396 and with closing date 15 February. We note that NZSA Accredited Membership is a mandatory requirement for tendering. […]
20/01/2021 10:30

NZSA Newsletter – January 2021

CEO’s Report Welcome to our January 2021 newsletter. I trust that your Christmas and New Year have gone well. Recent events around the world have highlighted how fortunate we are to be able to conduct business and go about our everyday lives with some normality. Whilst the planned roll-out of the Covid vaccine is fantastic […]
19/01/2021 10:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP MOJ National Alarm Monitoring Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the MOJ is seeking proposals for National Alarm Monitoring services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23348728 and with closing date 15 February. From the NZSA team.
19/01/2021 09:56

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 here.


ASIS New Zealand Formal Certification Dinner 2021

Congratulations to our recent ASIS International Certification recipients:

Zeshan Shahzad, Devin Louw, Rehan Du Toit!

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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 memeber your 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 Womens 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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