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Media Release – Cityguard Security announces living wage

Cityguard NZ Ltd is the first company in the local security industry to introduce the living wage – increasing its base hourly rate for all employees to $20.20 – more than 28% above the minimum wage and around 20% more than its competitors pay. Company owner and director Ian Crawford says the traditionally low-skill / […]
22/03/2018 09:03

1997 report on New Zealand’s security industry: Constants and change

In his NZSA CEO’s January newsletter, Gary Morrison wrote of a report unearthed during a recent clean-up of the NZSA’s Takapuna office ahead of the association’s move to Albany. The 28-page Analysis of the New Zealand Security Industry is dated August 1997. Prepared by three Massey University extramural students undertaking Strategic Management Studies, the purpose […]
22/02/2018 11:52

February Tenders – Vol 5

For member interest, please find the latest Security Tenders as issued by Defsec Media (NZSecurity magazine) here.
19/02/2018 12:54

Securing the future: Hills digital transformation set to impress

Hills Ltd is looking boldly into the future – undertaking a major re-engineering of its digital customer experience, announcing new key appointments, revitalising its Auckland trade centre and getting serious on enterprise solutions.   Customer-centric transformation Hills Limited has embarked on a major digital transformation programme in partnership with global professional services leader Cognizant to […]
16/02/2018 08:39



Earn an ASIS International board certification, recognised worldwide as a mark of excellence in security management.

ASIS International has been offering an internationally recognised certification in the field of Security Management through its Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) for nearly 30 years. Thousands of security professionals throughout the world have embraced this scheme to achieve certification, which has risen to be a worldwide benchmark in security management. In 2002 ASIS International introduced two further certification programmes; the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI®) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP®). 

The bar has been raised in the security profession and employers, contractors, governments and even clients are now taking additional steps to ensure that they are hiring or working with the most skilled and knowledgeable individuals in the business. Professional certifications from ASIS International offer them another screening tool - one that has backing and credibility of the leading professional society in the world for those who are responsible for security.

ASIS International Certification continues to gain momentum and the number of certifications obtained worldwide every year provides an indication of their value to security practitioners.

Why Certify?​​

  • Validation of security expertise
  • Global recognition by peers and industry
  • Competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Enhanced career and earnings potential
  • Personal satisfaction and professional achievement! 


Current Study Groups

Certification candidates in New Zealand can sit their CPP®, PSP® or PCI® examinations at a time that suits them throughout the year. Candidates must apply online via the ASIS International website and then arrange an appointment with the Prometric testing centre in Auckland once ASIS International have approved the application. 

Study groups for these certifications have taken place every year by regular group meetings, sharing of resources, coaching from ASIS NZ mentors and participant access to our free online review programme thanks to Life member Michael Pepper. So don’t worry if you’re not in Auckland! With email and phone contact and access to the online review programme from anywhere in New Zealand you can still be part of the study group! 

If you  would like to be part of the study group reglardless of your region please email with the subject line 'Study Group' for further details.

Study groups, online study tools, resource sharing are some of the stretegies we have in place to aid  particpants in their goal in achieving ASIS Certifiations so please contact us so we can best suit your needs.

Click here to find out more inforamtion and to download the ASIS Board Certifications Handbook.




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