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NZ Security Association newsletter – July 2020

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our July 2020 newsletter. Whilst we have seen a return to some degree of normality in our personal and business lives, the reality is that Covid-19 will have far reaching ramifications for the New Zealand economy, and many of us personally, for many years to come. The second extension of the […]
02/07/2020 09:00

Government announces apprenticeship support programme and targeted training and apprenticeship fund

The government has announced an Apprenticeship Support Programme targeted at initiatives that will help employers to retain and bring on new apprentices. This follows on from another announcement earlier this month that provides a 100% fee subsidy for qualifying vocational education programmes, including the electrical engineering and electronic sector. These programmes will provide benefit to […]
17/06/2020 14:52

NZSA launches Good Practice Guidelines for Security Services in New Zealand

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Good Practice Guidelines for Security Services in New Zealand. On the 18th November 2011 Security Officer Charanpreet Singh Dhaliwal commenced employment with CNE Security and was assigned to work at a construction site in Henderson. Tragically he was not to return home from his first night […]
17/06/2020 08:13

NZSA launches a new member benefit: NZSA Speak Up Line

We are pleased to announce the launch of the NZSA Speak Up Line. The NZSA Speak Up Line is free to members and provides access to a confidential service where staff can report issues such as bullying, sexual harassment, poor employment conditions, illegal practices such as theft or drug dealing and other matters of concern […]
11/06/2020 15:28

The New Threat – Protecting Data Anywhere, Anytime

With the Covid-19 virus nearly extinguished from our shores New Zealand businesses need to be careful they are not exposed to another nasty threat – cyber intrustions. Most kiwi businesses had to rapidly redeploy staff to work from home and many have drawn on quickly acquired IT services to accommodate this move. These actions can […]
09/06/2020 14:13

NZSA Covid-19 Security Update – Government Funding and Tax Support

The government has recently announced further changes to the Wage Subsidy Scheme and Extension as well as introducing small business cashflow loans and tax support measures. We have provided a brief summary below but advise those members who have been severely impacted by Covid-19 to seek specialist advice on the assistance measures available.   Wage […]
08/06/2020 11:02

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

ASIS Events

Women in Security - Special Event 3rd May 2019!

Date: May 3, 2019 05:30:00


The “ASIS NZ Women in Security Seminar” is scheduled to take place on the 3rd May 2019. Now in its second year, we continue to encourage the advancement of women working in today’s security world through the exchange of information and establishing collaborative relationships within New Zealand.

Being held at the prestigious Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, we are pleased to present another stunning line-up of local and international thought leaders, strategists and business leaders. Our speakers will provoke innovative thinking and open opportunities to discuss and debate critical issues to today’s changing operational environments.

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