Advanced Security has a social conscience and supports a number of community initiatives.
Westpac Rescue Helicopter: Advanced Security recognises the importance of an efficient helicopter rescue service. We are proud to be a financial supporter of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter service.
LifeWise: Lifewise is a not-for-profit community and social development agency that provides critical services to vulnerable and at-risk people of all ages. We’re proud to be a LifeWise supporter.
The Runway Foundation: The Runway Foundation is a registered charitable trust passionate about supporting our New Zealand communities.
The Foundation works alongside other New Zealand commendable 'hearty' organisations to make a positive difference in the lives of those who are fighting difficult circumstances.
Lifewise Big Sleepout: The Lifewise Big Sleepout is an annual event aimed at raising serious funds to solve homelessness in the city of Auckland. Our CEO Mike Marr participated in both the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 sleepouts and raised $5000 -$12,000 on all occasions.
South Auckland Foodbank: The foodbank supports families in need in the South Auckland area.
Community Crisis Funds: We support various community crisis funds with these funds provding crucial financial assistance for people in need,
Ronald McDonald House Charities: We are proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and the great support they provide families.
We’re pleased to be involved with AUT University by supporting a scholarship and a job shadowing programme.
AUT Scholarship: We have established the Advanced Security Group Bachelor of Business Scholarship at AUT University.
AUT Shadow a Leader programme: The Shadow a Leader programme gives Auckland secondary school students and AUT Faculty of Business and Law students the opportunity to follow a business leader for a day. Advanced Security is pleased to be part of this programme and have supported the initiative in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by giving selected students the chance to shadow our CEO fora day.
AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards - Advanced Security is proud to be sponsoring the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards in 2017.
Advanced Security announced as the Gallagher Top Channel Partner for NZ 2019
Advanced Security has been announced as the 2019 Gallagher Top Channel Partner for New Zealand. This is a significant achievement and the 5th time the business has been named as the overall top Channel Partner.
Avanced Security is truly proud of this recognition and it recognises the position the business has in the New Zealand market.
In acknowledging Advanced Security’s performance, Justin Miller, Sales Manager NZ & Pacific Islands said “Capping off stellar growth of the Gallagher NZ Security business we are delighted to announce Advanced Security was the Top Performing Gallagher Channel Partner for FY19. Well done to the Advanced Security team”.
Advanced Security announced as NZSA Security Integrator of the Year 2019
The New Zealand Security Association held its prestigious awards ceremony on Friday 23rd August 2019, which recognises excellence and outstanding service delivery provided by those who work within the security industry.
Advanced Security is pleased to announce that the Company has been recognised with three awards at the ceremony.
The business was announced as the Security Integrator of the Year 2019 for New Zealand, this award recognising an individual or organisation who has embraced the role of integrators in bringing together security subsystems into a whole and ensuring those subsystems function together effectively. The award acknowledges the technical expertise, sound knowledge of security risk and needs assessments, and exemplary customer service.
The judges commented that they were impressed with Advanced Security’s significant investment into future innovation and the systems in place within the business.
Advanced Security also received recognition with an Award for Outstanding Staff Retention/Staff Development Programme, which celebrates an organisation that has implemented a staff retention programme that is embedded in the culture and operations of the organisation and provides clear differentiation over other providers.
Nationwide Engineering Support Lead, Jan Kasprzyk, was recognised as the Design and Support Electronic Sector Professional of the Year, this recognising his outstanding contribution as an individual and team member.
Hayden George, General Manager of Advanced Security commented, “Having personally worked with Jan Kasprzyk over the last 20 years, it was brilliant to see the personal recognition he received in taking out this award. Jan is rightfully respected as one of our industry’s best and most capable engineers and has certainly had a significant influence over the technical development of our team over the years”.
Gary Morrison, CEO for the New Zealand Security Association, commented that “it was very pleasing to see the wide number of security providers represented within the 18 award categories and whilst the judging was extremely close, those selected as the category winners can justifiably claim being the best of the best.”
These awards are a great way to recognise excellence in the New Zealand Security Industry and Advanced Security was named as finalists in a further 6 categories.
Advanced Security parent company, TPT Group CEO Mike Marr said “It was great night at the New Zealand Security Association Awards and it is terrific to have so many nominees and finalists from Advanced Security. Well done and congratulations to our amazing team, thank you for who you are and all you bring to this great company. Great teams create great companies, and deliver outstanding customer outcomes. We have an amazing team right across the Group, in all 20 offices.”
Advanced Security congratulates the New Zealand Security Association for an outstanding event as well as the all of the wider industry nominees, finalists and winners.
The recognition from the New Zealand Security Association reinforces the significant investment and commitment Advanced Security and other Group entities are making into future technologies, therefore helping customers to position themselves for the future.
The way the business threads of the three core subsidiaries - Advanced Security, IT Engine and ASG Technologies - are cross-pollinated gives the TPT Group a unique product and service offering throughout New Zealand and, increasingly, in Australia. In addition, the Group has a cluster of Global technology alliance partners, including Microsoft and Panasonic, which complement the New Zealand based alliances with the likes of Gallagher and Spark.
The Group is able to deliver this mantra to its customers - and align the strategic alliances with major Global players - by the way the activities of the three main operating subsidiaries are integrated to produce innovative, forward-looking solutions for those customers.