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 […]

Civil Defence

State of National Emergency declared

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has declared a State of National Emergency across New Zealand as the Government amplifies efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19. “Today we put in place our country’s second ever State […]


New challenges emerge with coronavirus

With Whangaparoa facility featuring in New Zealand’s COVID-19 response, Opposition defence spokesperson Hon Mark Mitchell argues that now is a good time for the government to be investing in a modern defence estate. As a […]

Coronavirus BCP

Business Continuity: Planning for pandemic

International movements of people and goods have halted in the wake of COVID-19. With economic consequences of the outbreak presenting a potentially devastating ‘secondary infection’, business continuity specialist Laura Toplis has some timely advice. COVID-19 […]