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NZSA security update – mandated workplace vaccinations

New legislation is coming in at the end of November to mandate vaccinations for workers at businesses where customers need to show Covid-19 vaccination certificates. For other businesses, a new process will be created later this year about how to assess if work needs to be carried out by a vaccinated worker. In the meantime: […]
03/11/2021 15:33

NZSA Security Industry Newsletter – November 2021

CEO Report Welcome to our November 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. I opened my commentary in our last Newsletter with the comment “Isn’t it amazing how quickly everything can change”. After ten weeks of lock-down I imagine most of us (and particularly those living in the Auckland region) […]
02/11/2021 11:46

NZSA security update

  The government has provided the following update for business:   About the new Covid Protection Framework The new Covid Protection Framework (CPF) will support us to keep people safe and minimise the impacts Covid-19 has on businesses and our day-to-day lives. It provides guidance on how we will control any outbreaks, while allowing a […]
26/10/2021 11:14

NZSA Security update – Fraudulent use of personal/company details

We have been advised by an NZSA member that they have been the subject of fraudulent activity. The perpetrators have used the names of both the company and company owner, along with bogus gmail email addresses designed to look like the genuine ones, in an attempt to obtain credit from several different suppliers. Information provided […]
18/10/2021 08:59

NZSA HR Advisory update – vaccinations & mask exemption cards

We appreciate that business owners and managers are faced with a difficult and continually evolving situation with Covid. There is often a divergence between customer expectations and the need for compliance with Health and Safety, Privacy and Employment legislation. Success Group, providers for our HR Advisory Service, have provided guidance to some commonly asked questions […]
18/10/2021 08:48

Security industry update

NZSA – AGM – 7.30am Tuesday 2 November 2021 The AGM will be held at the New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland on Tuesday 2 November. Due to the cancellation of the Facilities Integrate event we have moved venues this year. Breakfast will be provided followed by the AGM at 8.15am. A formal notification will […]
28/09/2021 10:30

2021 Security Awards Update

Due to ongoing uncertainty, we recently made the tough decision to cancel our 2021 Security Awards evening and progress with Plan B.  So, what’s Plan B we hear you ask? Drum roll please…. We’re excited to announce our 2021 Security Awards Week! Next week we’ll be announcing the winners of each award via video. Awards […]
13/09/2021 14:02

NZSA – security update

Emergency staff appointments without certificates – PSPLA In emergency situations, security firms can hire staff who do not have certificates of approval. You can make an emergency appointment if: – You need to hire someone because of illness or emergency (such as Covid-19) and you don’t have enough staff with certificates and: The person you’re […]
10/09/2021 09:47

NZSA Security Update – September 2021 Newsletter

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our September 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. Isn’t it amazing how quickly everything can change. After 117 days without any reported Covid community transmission, New Zealand was plunged into Level 4 lockdown from Wednesday 18 August. Unfortunately for us, this was only two days […]
02/09/2021 16:29

NZSA security update – business travel across alert level boundaries

Businesses with workers needing to cross an Alert Level Boundary need to apply for a Business Travel Document. Unless you have a newly authorised Business Travel Document you will not be able to travel across the Boundary. Previously issued Business Travel Documents are no longer valid. To apply for a Business Travel Document please visit […]
30/08/2021 09:40

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 click on the button below.

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ASIS Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Security Performance Awards

ASIS New Zealand achieved the Chapter Communications Award - Honorable Mention!

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Explore the 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 above for access to the Gallery of the Stars!

 

 The OSPAs have arrived to New Zealand!

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CPP Virtual Programme

Congratulations to those who recently completed the CPP Virtual Programme!

Round 2 will open in the new year for enrolments so stay tuned!

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Global Security Exchange 2021

Congratulations to David Withers who won a free virtual attendance registration to this years Global Security Exchange 2021!

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New Zealand Security Awards 2021

The announcements of the security award winners can be viewed here

Congratulations to all finalists and winners!

 

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ASIS New Zealand Formal Certification Dinner 2021

Congratulations to our recent ASIS International Certification recipients:

Zeshan Shahzad, Devin Louw, Rehan Du Toit!

Click here for more photos of this special event!

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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 member you 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 Women's 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.

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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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