Defsec Media Limited is an independent publisher based in Auckland and Te Puru, New Zealand. We publish magazines and curate websites that specialise in defence, national security, border management, and the security and fire protection industries.

Apart from our three New Zealand sector magazines Line of Defence, New Zealand Security and Fire NZ (all hosted at, we also publish the international online magazine Border Management, which made its debut in March 2019 (

Line of Defence Magazine

Launched in April 2016, Line of Defence breaks new ground as New Zealand’s only business magazine for the defence and national security sectors. Line of Defence reflects an understanding that contemporary national security requires the deployment of solutions across the broad national security ‘ecosystem’, including defence, diplomacy, intelligence, border and aviation security, biosecurity, cyber security, counter terrorism, emergency management and critical national infrastructure protection.

Eleven quarterly issues of Line of Defence have been published since its inaugural issue in April 2016. The magazine is gaining a growing reputation for thoughtful, timely analytical articles and interviews contributed by some of New Zealand’s leading academic, government, military and business figures.

New Zealand Security Magazine

Since 1994 New Zealand Security Magazine (NZSM) has been delivering news and insightful features covering every aspect of the security industry with comprehensive articles featuring current trends, legislation, industry news and views, which also includes new products and services. The magazine provides its business partners with a cost effective means to market themselves to potential clients and fellow industry professionals.

Fire NZ Magazine

Fire NZ is targeted at those working directly and indirectly in the domestic and commercial fire industry as well as people working within the public sector such as managers of local and central government organisations who buy or manage fire services and products, business owners and managers right through to suppliers, installers and front-line staff. Our readers take their job seriously and make an active choice to be kept informed and up-to-date with fire protection industry.

Border Management Magazine

Border Management is the international publication for government and private sector border management professionals. With journalism and feature articles authored by seasoned immigration and border security experts, Border Management is the premier publication for the international border management sector. Visit Border Management at:

The March 2019 inaugural issue of Border Management featured thought-leading articles and interviews from leading border management professionals from across Europe, Asia, North America and Oceania. The second issue, to be published in June 2019, looks set to raise the bar even higher.