Guardian Awards
Industry bodies

NZSA announces second Covid-19 Guardian Award

New Zealand Security Association announces Guardforce Security team at Pakuranga Plaza in Auckland as second Covid-19 Guardian Award winners. The first team recipient of the recently instituted awards scheme is Guardforce’s Pakuranga Plaza security team […]

Covid-19 Guardian Award

NZSA announces first Covid-19 Guardian Award

New Zealand Security Association announces its first Covid-19 Guardian Award winner as Marcus Hendriksen from Allied Security in Dunedin. Marcus Hendriksen from Allied Security in Dunedin has been named as the first NZSA Covid-19 Guardian […]

Private security services
Industry bodies

NZSA Covid-19 Update: PPE and workers for industry

With supply of both personal protective equipment and security personnel drying up as lockdown enters its second week, the NZSA scrambles to get member access to both. Personal protective equipment Following from its previous update, […]

World Health Organisation

Essential security workers face PPE shortage

Amid PPE shortage, WorkSafe reiterates employer responsibility for worker safety and New Zealand Security Association looks for alternative mask, glove and sanitiser supply lines. In recently updated Covid-19 information on its website, WorkSafe acknowledges that […]

Private security services

Security deemed essential

In accordance with decisions made by the New Zealand Cabinet today,  a 1pm update to the government’s website now lists all private security services as essential. According to the update, “security is considered an […]

Employment Relations
Industry bodies

Sweeping legislative changes come into effect

New Zealand Security Association CEO Gary Morrison outlines a number of legislative changes that stand to significantly impact on providers of security services. Over the next few months businesses will be faced with a number […]

NZSA Skills Partnership
Guarding & Patrols

MSD and NZSA in Skills for Industry Partnership

A new partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and the NZSA will place fit-for-purpose job seekers with NZSA member employers – and place a dent in the industry’s skills shortage. Punctuating this year’s NZSA […]