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NZ Security Award nominations

We are thrilled to announce the receipt of a record 130 nominations this year. Judging will be conducted in July and we expect to announce the category finalists by Friday 2nd August. The full list of nominees by category can be viewed here: 2019 Award nominees
18/07/2019 09:03

Red Badge goes from Strength to Strength

In an environment of heightened risk in New Zealand, demand continues to grow for premium Security Services across all sectors. As the largest New Zealand owned and operated man-power Security Company, Red Badge is seeing increased need for its advice, experience and industry-leading security. The recent acquisition by Red Badge of Auckland-based man-power security company […]
10/04/2019 10:06

SIS Group to partner with Platform 4 Group

A leading Auckland based security provider has attracted investment from globally recognised SIS Group via its Australian subsidiary, which includes MMS Security (www.msssecurity.com.au). Platform 4 Group (P4G) has been actively looking for a strategic partnering opportunity to support its growth strategy in New Zealand.  P4G is a leading provider of event services, patrols, monitoring and […]
19/03/2019 13:56

New look Kiwi Access card to replace 18+ card from January 2019

The new Kiwi Access Card has enhanced security features, which makes it a secure and reliable form of identification (like the 18+ Card currently). The updated features of the Kiwi Access Card include the use of embossing, micro text, and also braille. To give you a full insight into all the security features and unique […]
18/12/2018 14:26

Summary of key changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018

Below is a summary of the key changes contained in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 that was passed by Parliament last week. The most significant change that came into effect on 13th December 2018 (being the day after Royal Assent) is that businesses must now enter into bargaining for multi-employer collective agreements if asked […]
18/12/2018 14:22

Update on MSD Work Broker Pilot Programme

This ground breaking initiative commenced on the 1st October and sees the NZSA act as the national work broker for the security industry.  Effectively the NZSA works as a recruitment agent – we work with MSD to find candidates with the interest and ability to work in the security industry and then match those candidates […]
07/12/2018 10:24

Two more candidates looking for security work

We have posted two more candidates in our careers page. One through Active Plus looking for a security technician role; and an NZSA  member whose employer is doing a restructure.  He is looking to get into Investigations, Compliance and/or health and safety. Check out their details here!  
15/11/2018 10:33

NZSA Work Broker Programme

Progress in out pilot programme in association with the Ministry of Social Development is going well. To 13/11/18, we have placed 14 MSD clients into employment with our members.  Given the contract commenced 1st October, this is a very pleasing result and one which has exceeded MSD’s expectations and targets. There are a number of […]
13/11/2018 11:37

Candidate looking for security work

We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Job Match and Active Plus to advertise candidates looking for security work. We have a new candidate just listed – check out his details here!  
08/11/2018 11:36

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 120 members of ASIS International in New Zealand.

ASIS International, with more than 35,000 members 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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Congratulations to New Zealand's first Associate Protection Professional APP certified member David Withers! David is a recent member to ASIS International and to the New Zealand Chapter and was part of the first cohort of candidates to complete the new APP Certification! CONGRATULATIONS DAVID!

If you would like to know more about the certifications available through ASIS International click here

 

Chapter News and Updates

There has been some exciting changes that affect both current and potential members so don't miss out! Click here for the latest Chapter update!

 

Meetings and events 

Click here for ASIS New Zealand meetings and special events page - non ASIS members and guests are encouraged to attend!

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

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AND LINKEDIN UNDER 'ASIS NEW ZEALAND' FOR LIVE UPDATES!

 

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.

An Auckland based study group and 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 the study group regardless of your region please email [email protected] with the subject line 'Study Group' for further details.

If you are interested in the new APP certifications we also have a small select study group running specifically for APP - if you are interested in join the Auckland based study group or would like to initiate a study group in your regions for this certification please email [email protected] with the subject line 'APP'. 

 
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

INCLUDING THE NEW ASSOCIATE PROTECTION PROFESSIONAL (APP) CERTIFICATION! 

 

Women in Security

The ASIS New Zealand WIS Chapter Liaison is 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 any executive committee member on the contacts page.

 

Young Professionals Liaison

The ASIS New Zealand YP Chapter Liaison is Sam Wynn. 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 are a young professional withing the ASIS New Zealand Chapter - or you are interested in in joining the New Zealand Chapter and you would like to help or get involved in any way contact any executive committee member on the contacts page.

 

Not yet an ASIS 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. Click here to find out how to become an ASIS New Zealand member.

 

ASIS New Zealand Subscriptions

New Zealand Chapter subscription membership runs from the 1st Jan until the 31st December. Click here to pay your local chapter subscription online via paypal or direct credit. 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 2019

The ASIS New Zealand Chapter held its 2018 Annual General Meeting and the following were elected as the Executive Committee:

CHAIRMAN

Andrew Thorburn

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DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Ngaire Kelaher CPP® PSP®

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SECRETARY

Dee Wakelin

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TREASURER

Caroline Halton

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