Al Noor Mosque Christchurch
Features

Post-mosque attacks: a new security climate

Two months on from the Christchurch mosque attacks, NZSM gains insights from Phil Murphy, Sales Manager South Island for Gallagher, and Gary Morrison, NZSA CEO, in relation to the post-15/03 security context. Security, at its […]

Crowded places
Counter-Terrorism

Christchurch Mosque Attacks: A Tipping Point for New Zealand

New Zealand is experienced in responding to crises, write Dr Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor (University of Auckland) and Dr Layla Branicki (Macquarie University), but achieving resilience requires a joined-up approach before crises hit. New Zealanders are collectively […]

Safe Crowded Places
Emergency Response

Safe and Healthy Crowded Places Handbook launched

The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience has launched a companion document to Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism – the Safe and Healthy Crowded Places Handbook. The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) […]

Behaviour Detection
Guarding & Patrols

‘She’ll be right’ factor is our biggest threat

Chris Proctor, Head of Visitor Safety, Regional Facilities Auckland, presented at a recent ASIS New Zealand Chapter breakfast meeting on behaviour detection. It’s a game-changing skill, he writes, that the industry needs to be developing. […]

Crowded Places
Counter-Terrorism

Protecting crowded places from terror attack

The Australian Government has launched a new national strategy for protecting crowds from terror attack. Launched in August by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, ‘Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism’ places the onus for […]