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NZSA Electronic Security Training

Access Control – Egress – Foundation “Good Practice” Workshop Learn the good practice approach to installations through to IQP inspections In recent discussions, the Training Working Group within the ESSIG (Electronic Security Special Interest Group) has identified the need for a training programme that reinforces industry good practice and provides a stepping-stone for those looking […]
20/07/2022 10:28

NZSA security update – latest Covid advice for businesses

Free RAT kit program expanded The government has expanded access to free rapid antigen test (RAT) kits. You no longer need to have Covid-19 symptoms to get free kits, and you can pick them up from testing centres, local pharmacies and current community providers, including marae. It’s a good opportunity to encourage your staff to […]
19/07/2022 10:24

NZSA Newsletter – July 2022

CEO Report Welcome to our July 2022 newsletter. I have enjoyed being on the NZSA stand at the MEGA/Facilities Integrated show at the Auckland Showgrounds last week. After two years of Covid cancellation, it was great to see this year’s show proceed and a great turn-out from security providers – both as exhibitors and visitors/customers. […]
06/07/2022 14:47

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

Welcome to ASIS New Zealand

ASIS New Zealand is part of ASIS International Group 15, region 15A. As of 2022 there are over 130 members of ASIS International based in New Zealand alone.

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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 Please note that ASIS International does not collect local dues so please ensure you register with ASIS New Zealand as local chapter membership is not automatic when joining ASIS International. 

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If you are a new member of ASIS International and would like to familiarise yourself with the resources available to you, and the membership benefits of both ASIS International and the ASIS New Zealand Chapter in a live zoom session please email: [email protected]!

 

 The New Zealand Security Awards

Nominations close soon! Click here for further information

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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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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!

Thank you to those who attended the Annual Women in Security Special Event:

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The recording of this event can be found on the memebers only pages of this website (please log in first for the member only sections to become visable). 

 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 Andrew Thorburn 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.

For any invoicing or payment inquiries please email [email protected]

 

ASIS New Zealand Committee for 2022!

 

CHAIRPERSON

Johan Janse Van Rensburg CPP® 

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DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Andy Gollings

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SECRETARY

Dee Wakelin

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TREASURER

Chris Lawton

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SENIOR REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

Lyndall Bruce (Milenkovic)

 
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT - REGION 15A

Ngaire Kelaher
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