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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

About ASIS New Zealand

ASIS New Zealand is part of ASIS Region 15A which also includes the South Pacific. There are over 130 members of ASIS International in New Zealand.

  

The Chapter actively promotes the certification of security professionals through the Associate Protection Professional (APP) Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP) and Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) programmes. To find out more about the certifications available through ASIS International click here.

ASIS International, with more than 34,000 members 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. 

ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security practices by developing educational programmes and materials that address broad security concerns, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programmes and services, and by publishing the only monthly magazine focused strictly on the issues and concerns of security, Security Management, ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

Note: ASIS New Zealand members have full access to the members only section. To become an ASIS New Zealand member you must be a current ASIS International member.

 

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Chapter Affiliations and relevant websites:

New Zealand Security Association NZSA

Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority PSPLA

ASIS International

 New Zealand Institute of Private Investigators NZIPI

 Australian Security Industry Association ASIAL

Protective Security Requirements PSR

New Zealand Network for Women in Security

The Security Institute (UK)

 

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