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NZSA Electronic Security Training – Access Control “Good Practice” Workshop

Learn the good practice approach to installations through to IQP inspections The NZSA have collaborated with Rosemary Killip of Building Networks NZ, and Lincoln Potter, independent security consultant, to bring to you a 3.5 hour workshop that provides a great opportunity for industry participants to learn about, and update their knowledge, on the requirements for […]
27/06/2022 13:47

NZSA security update – changes to PSPLA application process

Please see below notice from the Private Security Personnel Licencing Authority Service (PSPLA) regarding changes to the application process. Subject: Upcoming changes to PSPLA application process. Background context: The PSPLA process improvement project is about to go live with a number of changes to the PSPLA application process. This communications notice is to inform relevant […]
01/06/2022 10:31

NZSA security update – OSPAs, Chorus Update, Literacy and Numeracy Modules

Congratulations to the 2022 OSPA winners The inaugural OSPA (Outstanding Security Performance Awards) event was held last Friday evening at the Aotea Centre with 140 attendees. We are very pleased to announce the following winners and whilst coincidental, note that all are NZSA members: Outstanding In-house Security Manager/Director Brent Mirfin, Evotek Technologies Outstanding Contract Security […]
30/05/2022 14:06

NZSA security update – changes to PSPLA application process

Subject: Upcoming changes to Private Security Personnel Licencing Authority Service (PSPLA) application process. Background context: Over the last 6-months, a number of significant changes have been made to the PSPLA service. Changes made so far include directly mailing badges to customers, and emailing certificates digitally. In the previous system, customers were required to undergo a […]
23/05/2022 10:37

NZSA Newsletter – May 2022

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our May 2022 newsletter. It has been a very busy couple of the months for the association. We completed our annual membership renewal and are very pleased to advise that despite difficult economic conditions, our membership has continued to grow and in fact we have seen a 70% increase over the […]
02/05/2022 12:54

NZSA Security Leadership – Literacy and Numeracy Resources

The NZSA is thrilled to announce that the Security Leadership – Literacy and Numeracy Resources material is now available. The NZSA has partnered with The Skills Group Foundation to approach workforce and leadership development from a new perspective. We recognise that communication and understanding are critical to effective and safe operation in any environment. Nowhere […]
26/04/2022 11:33

NZSA update – media coverage of gang members as security guards

As you may be aware there has been some coverage in the media regarding patched gang members being issued a COA security licence. Whilst we are strongly opposed to gang membership within the security industry there were mitigating circumstances in the case of the two security guards mentioned in the article which the media did […]
12/04/2022 15:29

NZSA security update – changes to the PSPLA process

The PSPLA process improvement project is about to go live with a number of changes to the PSPLA application, printing and distribution processes. This communications notice is to inform NZSA members of these changes. What: Starting Wednesday 13 April: The physical paper licences and certificates will be replaced with digital PDF documents. These will be […]
12/04/2022 10:30

NZSA update – Finalists of the inaugural NZ OSPA’s announced!

The panel of independent experts from across the New Zealand security industry has concluded its judging – which means it’s time to reveal the finalists of the first-ever New Zealand Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). The 2022 New Zealand OSPAs has attracted an excellent number of quality submissions in its first year and the judging […]
06/04/2022 14:35

NZSA security update – Industry Code of Practice for Access Controlled Doors

Industry Code of Practice for Access Controlled Doors and Compliance Schedule Reference Guide One of the key focus areas for the Electronic Security Special Interest Group has been the need for clarity and consistency around building compliance. To assist in progressing this we have formed a close relationship with the Association of Building Compliance (ABC). […]
24/03/2022 11:32

ASIS NZ Chapter Meetings

Regular meetings and events are held each month and are often open to non-members. In addition to hearing from speakers on a wide range of security related issues, these meetings are a great opportunity for networking.

Meeting invitations are emailed to members and others who have subscribed to the ASIS New Zealand Newsletter prior to each meeting. Details are also listed here on the ASIS New Zaeland website, and are featured on the ASIS New Zealand Facebook page and LinkedIn page.

Please add and follow 'ASIS New Zealand' on Facebook and LinkedIn to keep up to date with news and events. 

 

  2022 ASIS New Zealand Events!

Specific location details and speaker information will be included here, in the invitations and on our social media posts closer to each event. 

*Affiliated security events will be added shortly

 

JANUARY

New Zealand OSPA entries closed 14th January 2022!

Click here for further information - Stay tuned for winner announcements in April!

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FEBRUARY
 

 CHAPTER MEETING:

Nationwide meeting via Teams - 10th February 2022 at 12pm

Click here for meeting details and agenda!

We are hoping to have face to face and virtual attendance at each meeting however for February due to being in traffic light red we are unable to host a face to face meeting at our Auckland and Wellington host locations. 

Also, please check that the MailChimp emails are not sitting your your spam folder - we don't want you to miss out on important chapter information!

 

NZSA / ASIS NZ WEBINAR:

Nationwide meeting via Zoom - 21st February 2022 at 12pm - 1pm

Topic: Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority Update 
Speaker:
Trish McConnell - Chair, Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority 

Click here for further information
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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

12pm NZ, 23rd February 2022 (via Zoom)

Open zoom link is available though all email notifications.

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CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

12pm NZ, 24th February 2022 (via Zoom)

Open zoom link is available though all email notifications.

 

MARCH

 

WOMEN IN SECURITY ANNUAL EVENT:

4pm NZ time, 10th March 2022.

Please click here or the image below to register via Eventbrite and to view our line up of keynote speakers!

All are welcome!

Women in Security 2022

 

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

30th March 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for meeting details and zoom link.

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

31st March 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for meeting details and zoom link.

 

APRIL

CHAPTER MEETING

21st Arpil 2022 (via Zoom)

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

27th April 2022 (via Zoom)

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

28th April 2022 (via Zoom)

 

MAY

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Nationwide: 12pm Thursday 19th May 2022 (via Teams)

Click here for further information

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

25th May 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for further information including zoom links.

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

26th May 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for further rinformation including zoom links.

 

NEW ZEALAND OSPA AWARDS AND FORMAL ASIS CERTIFICATION DINNER

27th May, 6pm, Aotea Centre, Auckland.

Click here for further information for the New Zealand OSPAs!

Thank you to those who attended!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS:

OSPA winners

 THANK YOU TO THE JUDGES:

OSPA judges

 

JUNE

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

12:30pm, June 16th 2022 - FOllwoing the Certification Round Up Meeting

 

GSX PRIZE DRAW:

Prize draw for the complimentary online GSX will close at 1pm on the 22nd June 2022 and the winner announced during a live draw (via Teams) at 1:30pm the same day.

Current finanical chapter members are eligible for the draw.

Click here for further information, submission links and draw Teams link!

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

5pm, 15th June 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for the zoom link.

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

12pm, 16th June 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here fo the zoom link.

 

JULY

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

12pm, Thursday 14th July 2022, via Teams.

Chris Poulter
 from Osintcombine will be presenting on
Open Source Intelligence

Chris Guest Speaker

Chapter business will follow the presentation

Click here for further information and meeting links!

ALL ARE WELCOME!

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

12pm, 27th July 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for meeting links to all July meetings including Young Professionals

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

12pm, 28th July 2022 (via Zoom)

Click here for meeting links to all July meetings including Certification Round Up.

 

AUGUST

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Wellington: 9th August 2022 (face to face and via MS Teams)

Auckland: 11th August 2022 (face to face and via Zoom)

 

ASIAL 2022 SECURITY EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE

17th - 19th August 2022

Click here for further information

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

31st August 2022 (via Zoom)

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

24th August 2022 (via Zoom)

 

SEPTEMBER

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Wellington: 13th September 2022 (face to face and via MS Teams)

Auckland: 15th September 2022 (face to face and via Zoom)

 

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

28th September 2022 (via Zoom)

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

29th September 2022 (via Zoom)

 

OCTOBER

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Wellington: 11th October 2022 (face to face and via MS Teams)

Auckland: 13th October 2022 (face to face and via Zoom)

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

26th October 2022 (via Zoom)

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

27th October 2022 (via Zoom)

 

NOVEMBER

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Wellington: 8th November 2022 (face to face and via MS Teams)

Auckland: 10th November 2022 (face to face and via Zoom)

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

30th November 2022 (via Zoom)

 

CERTIFICATION ROUND UP

24th November 2022 (via Zoom)

 

DECEMBER

ASIS NEW ZEALAND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wellington or Auckland (TBC): 8th December 2022 (face to face and via Zoom)

 

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  FLASHBACK!

2021 ASIS New Zealand Events!

 

JANUARY

No scheduled events for January.

 

FEBRUARY

 

 CHAPTER MEETING

 0700 hrs, Thursday 25th February - Thank you to those who attended in Auckland and Wellington and via MS Teams!

February pic

 

Meeting Locations

Auckland: 0700hrs meeting at Amano for breakfast (66 - 68, Tyler Street, Britomart Place)
before moving to Wespac Head Office, Takutai Square, Auckland
Cost: $25 breakfast fee - breakfast options will be forwards to those who RSVP
Parking: Britomart Car Park

Wellington: 0700 meeting at The Lab for breakfast (ground floor, 20 Customhouse Quay)
before moving to Kiwibank, Sir Edmund Hillary room, Level 9, (Deloitte Building), Wellington
Cost: Breakfast will be pay as you order.

MS Teams: 
Teams link will be emailed to those who RSVP virtual attendance.
Log in at 0755hrs please ready for 0800hrs.

***Thank you to our hosts at Westpac and Kiwibank***

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

12pm, on February 23rd, 2021 via Zoom.

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice

Click here for further information!

 

 MARCH

 

  WOMEN OF SECURITY ANNUAL EVENT

1730hrs, Monday 12th March - Women of Security 2021

Aotea Centre, Auckland CBD

THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL SPEAKERS, SUPPORTERS AND ATTENDEES! 

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CHAPTER MEETING

1200 hrs, Tuesday 23rd March - THANK YOU TO OUR GUEST SPEAKER AND TO ALL THOSE WHO ATTENDED IN WELLINGTON AND VIA TEAMS!

Physical and virtual attendance

Kiwibank, Sir Edmund Hillary room, Level 9, (Deloitte Building), Wellington
Cost: Breakfast will be pay as you order.

Click here for more information.

***Thank you to our host Kiwibank***

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CERTIFICATION FORMAL DINNER

Friday 26th March

Location Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Westheavan Marina, Auckland City

Invitations have been released. Please email [email protected] for further information.

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

12:00 pm, 24th March 2021 - future meetings will take place on the last Thursday of every month unless otherwise specified.

Email: [email protected] to be added to the list!

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

31st March 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice or email: [email protected] to be added to the list!

  

 

APRIL

 

 CHAPTER MEETING

0700 hrs, Thursday 22nd April

Physical attendance in both Wellington and Auckland with virtual attendance nationwide.

Physical and virtual attendance available! Click here for more information.

Back by popular demand!

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

28th April 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month.

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice.

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

24th April 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month.

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list.

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

  

MAY

 

 CHAPTER MEETINGS

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AUCKLAND LOCATION:  Friday 28th May 2021

CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

0700hrs meeting at Amano for breakfast (66 - 68, Tyler Street, Britomart Place)
before moving to Wespac Head Office, Takutai Square, Auckland
Cost: $25 breakfast fee - breakfast options will be forwards to those who RSVP
Parking: Britomart Car Park

***Thank you to our hosts at Westpac***

 VIRTUAL LOCATION

Virtual Location will be MS Teams:
The Teams link will be emailed to those who RSVP virtual attendance.
Log in at 0755hrs please, ready for 0800hrs.

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

26th May 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

27th April 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

 JUNE

 

 CHAPTER MEETING

WELLINGTON: 1200 hrs, Tuesday 22nd June

Kiwibank, Wellington – physical and virtual attendance via Teams

Kiwibank, Sir Edmund Hillary room, Level 9, (Deloitte Building), Wellington

CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

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The lucky winner for this years free GSX 2021 registration will be announced at the June Chapter meeting!

Click here for further information about the prize draw!

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NZSA AND ASIS NZ WEBINAR

28th June 2021

Webinar link will be issued shortly

NZSA ASIS Webinar

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

30th June 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

Click here for further information.

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

24th June 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

Click here for further information.

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

JULY

 

CHAPTER MEETINGS

  

AUCKLAND: 0700 hrs, Thursday 22nd July

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CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Time: 0700hrs for breakfast and networking.
Physical Location: Wynyard Grill by Johnny Barr’s 
142 Halsey Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland 1010
0745 Move to meeting room at ASB.
0755 Virtual attendees to log in, presentation begins.
Chapter business will be covered following the presentation - agenda below.
Cost: Physical attendance (breakfast) Menu selection and payment to be made directly to the café. 

 

Virtual Location will be Zoom:
The Zoom link will be emailed to those who RSVP virtual attendance.

Log in at 0755hrs please, ready for 0800hrs.

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

28th July 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice.

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

29th July 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

  

AUGUST

 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

25th August 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

26th August 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

SEPTEMBER

 

NEW ZEALAND SECURITY AWARDS

20th -24th September 2021

The schedule of announcements have been released!
Do not miss out on next week's award announcements, running from the 20th to the 24th of September!
Subscribe to the NZSA newsletter for updates and announcements by clicking here.
Read more about the awards and finalists by clicking here.

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 GLOBAL SECURITY EXCHANGE

Thursday, 23 September, 12 pm EDT

Join us on the Thursday, 23 September, 12 pm EDT for the virtual Gallery of Stars celebration - it’s “open” to the public – one need not be an ASIS member or registered for GSX to attend! Join by clicking the image below.....

 

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

29th September 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice

 

NATIONWIDE CERTIFICATION ROUND UP MEETING

30th September 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

CHAPTER MEETING

The September Chapter meeting will following the Certification Round up meeting.

NATIONWIDE: 12pm, Thursday 30th September 2021

Location: Via Zoom

Please click here for Zoom link and agenda.

 

OCTOBER

 

 CHAPTER MEETINGS

 

 

12pm, Thursday 21st October

Thank you to those who attended this session!

And thank you to our guest speaker Inspector Brent Register who discussed NZ’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places.

The presentation recording is available in the members only pages of the website (minutes and accounts) - please log in first.

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

27th October 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

Use the open zoom link on the October events notices.

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

28th October 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

Use the open zoom link on the October events notices.

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

  

NOVEMBER

  

 ASIAL SECURITY CONFERENCE

The 35th annual ASIAL Security Conference is going virtual alongside Security Virtual this 17-18 November 2021.

Click here for further information.

 

 

ASIAL

 

NZSA / ASIS NZ WEBINAR - FOLLOWED BY THE ASIS NZ CHAPTER MEETING

Webinar: 12-1pm 22nd November 2021

Chapter meeting: 1pm - 1:30pm 22nd November 2021

Click here for zoom links and further information.

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MEETING

24th November 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Wednesday of every month

RSVP using the relevant link on the meeting notice

 

NATIONWIDE STUDY GROUP MEETING

25th November 2021, 12:00 pm, on the last Thursday of every month

email: [email protected] to be attended to the list

This meeting is for all study groups and individuals undertaking the ASIS International Certifications

 

DECEMBER

ASIS AGM Thursday 2nd December 4:30pm via Zoom - Click here for AGM notice.

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