Our news

December 2017

TPT Group/Advanced Security Acquire Sentinel Technologies

TPT Group have acquired Sentinel Technologies, an Auckland based IT technology services company, further strengthening the Group capabilities in New Zealand.

“We continue to invest in the ever-changing technology sector and the Sentinel Technologies acquisition reinforces a number of our Group businesses including Advanced Security” says Group CEO, Mike Marr.

Sentinel was founded in 2005 and operates across the Auckland region, all staff will remain with the business and the company will continue to trade as Sentinel Technologies.

The business specialises in all areas of information technology including cloud, hardware procurement, backups, data recovery, cyber security and advisory services.

TPT Group and subsidiary Advanced Security have acquired a number of businesses in New Zealand and this latest acquisition follows seven others including more recently Concord Security in 2016 and South Island integrator Struthers Electronics & Security in late 2014.

“In an age of innovation and disruption we see the acquisition of Sentinel Technologies as a great strategic fit as it will assist with the release of a number of new products and services to our customers”, says Mike.

The Sentinel business will work alongside Advanced Security and other Group businesses with further IT business acquisitions expected to be announced within the coming months.

Graeme Hansen, Chairman of TPT Group, is delighted with the acquisition, “The acquisition adds a new dimension to the TPT Group and furthers the service ability we can pass on to the market”.

August 2017

Advanced Security Announced as Gallagher Top Channel Partner for 2016/2017

Advanced Security has been announced as the top Gallagher Channel Partner for 2016/2017.  We are proud to sell Gallagher platform.  Advanced Security has been the top Channel Partner many times and this recognises our position in the market.

August 2017

Advanced Security Announce Supplier of the Year for 2016/2017

Advanced Security announces Security Supplier of the Year 2016/2017

Advanced Security partners with a number of great supplier’s locally to ensure its customers have access to the best security technologies. Advanced Security recognises the contribution suppliers make to the business and suppliers through the Supplier Awards. Suppliers are evaluated on a number of areas including product availability, sales and technical support, product delivery, accuracy of invoicing/ documentation and working proactively with the Group.

Advanced Security is pleased to announce that Security Wholesale is the Supplier of the Year for 2016/2017. They were also the Supplier of the Year in 2015/2016.

“Great partners equal great customer results”, says Mike Marr, TPT Group Holdings (NZ) Limited CEO. Andrew Jones, Security Wholesale Limited Director reinforces this: “We are extremely proud to be partnered with Advanced Security. The Supplier of the year award for the 2nd year in a row speaks volumes of the trust, integrity and relationships of both Companies and their teams. It's been fun and an absolute pleasure to work with Advanced Security, our similar vision and values have created a winning combination”.

Gallagher and JA Russell have both received a highly commended award for their contributions to our organisation.

Advanced Security wishes to congratulate these suppliers and their staff for their excellent contribution and thank all suppliers for their commitment to the business.

September 2016

Advanced Security Announces Security Wholesale as Supplier of the Year for 2015/2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:50 pm
Press Release: Advanced Security Group Ltd

Advanced Security Group is pleased to announce Security Wholesale as its ‘2015/2016 Supplier of The Year’.

The award recognises Security Wholesale’s contribution over the past year to Advanced Security with all suppliers having been evaluated across a number of areas. Evaluation areas include readily available product stock, sales, technical support, product delivery, accuracy of invoicing/documentation and working proactively with the business.

For more information please see our Media Release

April 2016

Advanced Security Acquires Concord Security

13th April 2016

Advanced Security Group acquires Concord Security

Nationwide security integrator Advanced Security Group has acquired Concord Security further strengthening its position in New Zealand.

For more information please see our Media Release

October 2015

Advanced Security Group plans to deploy semi-autonomous drones before year's end

Advanced Security Group plans to start using drones later this year on some commercial security contracts.

In these situations the drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as the industry terms them to distinguish them from military drones – would operate semi-autonomously, but there would always be a "man in the loop" to deploy and recall them.

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October 2015

Advanced Security Steps out to Mentor Students

July 2015

Advanced Security Group Named as a Finalist in the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards

Advanced Security Group is proud to have been announed as a finalist in the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business & Law Excellence in Business Support Awards.

Thank you to our customers, suppliers and our amazing team across the country.

May 2015

Advanced Security Holds Showcase in Wellington on 27th May 2015

Advanced Security is holding a Showcase of new technology in Wellington on the 27th May 2015 which is open to customers.  Come and hear about the latest in security technology.

For more information please contact estern@asgl.co.nz

March 2015

Advanced Security Announces Gallagher Group as Supplier of the Year for 2014


Advanced Security Group
is pleased to announce Gallagher Group as its ‘2014 Supplier of The Year’.

The award was presented to Sir William Gallagher following brief speeches from NZ Regional Sales Manager, Justin Miller, and CEO of Advanced Security, Mike Marr.  “We’re thrilled to receive this honor from Advanced Security” said Justin.  “It recognises the hard work of the whole team including sales, finance, technical support, sales order management and distribution”.

Advanced Security Group CEO Mike Marr said “This has been an opportunity for us to acknowledge what our suppliers achieve and it’s great to have suppliers such as Gallagher Group”

Sir William Gallagher being awarded the Supplier of the Year Award by Mike Marr of Advanced Security

Advanced Security conducted a survey across the country and Gallagher Group was selected after rating the highest across eight key criteria.  This included all aspects of the suppliers business including logistics, sales support, and technical support down to whether the supplier produces correct invoicing.

Electrical wholesaler JA Russell and security wholesaler ChannelTen were also recognised for their considerable contribution and were recognised with Highly Commended.

Advanced Security wishes to congratulate these suppliers and their staff for their excellent contribution and thank all suppliers for their commitment to the business.

January 2015

Employment Opportunities Around New Zealand

Advanced Security currently have security technician and engineer roles available in our Auckland, Hamilton, Napier and Christchurch branches.

Come and join the Advanced Security team and be part of New Zealand's premier corporate sector electronic security provider.

If you are interested then please contact our Human Resources department at hr@asgl.co.nz.

January 2015

Advanced Security Set to Announce Ground Breaking Industry Initiative

Nationwide security integrator, Advanced Security, is set to annouce a signicant innovation to the Security Industry which will change the global security industry, standby for further news.

September 2014

Advanced Security acquires South Island Security Integrator

We would like to announce that South Island based Struthers Electronic & Security Limited has been acquired by Advanced Security Group. The existing Struthers business will be integrated into the Advanced Security Group business in order to provide customers with the ongoing, excellent service that they have become accustomed to, with as little change as possible.

Advanced Security is one of New Zealand’s largest corporate sector Security Integrators and the Struthers acquisition will take total branches to 12 across New Zealand, Advanced Security is proudly New Zealand owned by TPT Group Holdings (NZ) Limited.

The Advanced Security business has achieved high accolades including finalist in the Minister of Defence – Excellence to Industry Awards in 2010, winner of the Lenel Highest Growth VAR Award in 2011, winner Top & Largest Gallagher Channel Partner in both 2012 and 2014, winner Axis System Integrator of the Year for NZ in 2013, winner Milestone Best Performing Partner for NZ in 2013, winner of AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards in 2012 and received a Highly Commended in the same awards in 2013 in the $10M-100M Category.

There are many synergies between the companies, and by consolidating the resources and intellectual property of both companies, we will be able to provide our clients with better technology to improve services, greater risk diversification through the collective resource, and enhanced procedures to ensure the quality of our projects.

This Struthers business is enhanced and strengthened with the additional support of the specialist resource from the other Advanced Security branches in Northland, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Kawerau, Taupo, New Plymouth, Napier, Wanganui, Palmerston North and Wellington.

Advanced Security Group is one of the few security integrators able to provide nationwide installation, servicing and support.

Advanced Security specialises in customised integrated security solutions using access control, closed circuit television systems, intruder detection, identification card production and intercom systems.  Our focus is to be the best and leading security integrator in New Zealand for the corporate, government, and industrial markets.