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For your information below are web links for the fire-rescue services and industry authorities within N.Z.

New Zealand Fire Service

Our country has a central government fire service controlled by the New Zealand Fire Service Act 1975 which has a full time staff of 2000 including more than 1500 fire fighters and 3000 volunteers. The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) does not monitor Fire Alarms itself directly, instead has fire alarm messages routed via accredited and approved private Alarm monitoring stations similar to ALARMNZ 

National Rural Fire Authority

Rural fire fighting in New Zealand is carried out by a force of 3,000 volunteers and part-time fire fighters. These volunteers and part-time fire fighters belong to 106 Rural Fire Authorities. The RFAs consist of Territorial Local Authorities, Department of Conservation, New Zealand Defence Force, and Rural Fire District committees. Members of the RFAs sit on the 14 Regional Rural Fire Committees

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management

The ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency provides strategic policy advice on New Zealand’s capability to manage and be resilient to the social and economic costs of disasters ensure a co-ordinated approach, at both national and community level to planning for reduction, readiness, response, and recovery. The ministry also manages central government response and recovery functions for large scale events that are beyond the capacity of local authorities

New Zealand Urban Search and Rescue

Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) is a vital part of New Zealand's multi-agency response capability for dealing with urban emergencies. USAR involves the location and rescue of people trapped following a structural collapse arising, e.g. from a single building collapse, or as a result of a major landslide or earthquake.

Royal New Zealand Coast Guard

The Royal New Zealand Coastguard provides New Zealand's primary maritime Search and Rescue service. Coastguard operates from a network of 4 regions and 65 affiliated units, strategically located around the coastline and major lakes of New Zealand. These units have all been established by a concerned community, usually after a local boating tragedy.

New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council was formed in 1966 in response to a growing concern over an increasing number of accidents in the bush and mountains. Representatives from a number of government and recreational organisations formed an incorporated society with the goal of enhancing safety in outdoor adventure activities. The Council has developed into an organisation with 28 Branches, 1000 volunteer instructors and 17 member organisations

Department Of Housing and Building

The department is responsible for regulation and dispute resolution in the New Zealand building and housing sector. Here you will find information about building legislation and controls, housing services including fire protection

Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand specialises in developing and marketing national, regional and international Standards - offering an independent, efficient and cost-effective service to a wide range of organisations. The majority of Standards are developed in partnership with Standards Australia. And, as New Zealand’s representative in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC), Standards New Zealand ensures that New Zealand’s voice is heard worldwide.

New Zealand Fire Protection Association

AlarmNZ is a member of the Fire Protection Association (FPA) represents the majority of the Fire Protection industry. The aim of the FPA is to provide a professional forum, and a unified voice of the fire protection community by drawing on member expertise and collective knowledge to reduce the impact of fires in New Zealand


For your convenience we have provided some local links for the New Zealand Security industry

New Zealand Security Association

The Association represents the industry, promotes and fosters the highest standards of efficiency, service and ethical behaviour. Has a staff dedicated to serving members. Develops and maintains codes of practice. Education and training. Assists in the setting of standards Promotes the image of members and the industry. Provides benefits to members. Provides information and advice to members. Liaises with policy makers. Represents industry's interests in respect of legislation. Conducts seminars and workshops.

ASIS New Zealand

ASIS International has been offering an internationally recognised certification in the field of Security Management through its Certified Protection Professional (CPP) for nearly 30 years. Thousands of security professionals throughout the world have embraced this scheme to achieve certification, which has risen to be a worldwide benchmark in security management. In 2002 ASIS International introduced two further certification programmes; the Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP).

New Zealand Security Officers Association

The New Zealand Security Officers Association Incorporated works to ensure that the interests of Security Officers are clearly represented to Government; improve the conditions of employment of Security Officers; improve the level of service the industry provides to the public; comment on law and order issues; and promote safer and healthier working conditions and practices in the security industry

New Zealand Security Magazine

This magazine is for the NZ security Industry and industrial sector. The average number of magazines distributed per month is 4,500. Largely a paid advertisement magazine whose rare editorial columns provide general information with some occasional helpful industry tips. The advertisements often display electronic security gadgets on offer and serve as a resource to find local suppliers.

Police Links

For your assistance we have provided some important links for Police and associated services.

New Zealand Police Department

New Zealand Police is a de-centralised organisation divided into 12 districts. Each district has a central station from which subsidiary and suburban stations are managed. Responding to more than 1 million 111 calls each year the 8,800 Police staff operate from more than 400 community-based police stations

Neighbourhood Support

Neighbourhood Support works in close partnership with the New Zealand Police and other community oriented organisations to make people's homes, streets, neighbourhoods and communities safer and more caring places to live and work in.

Victim Support

Victim Support provides 24hr emotional support, personal advocacy and information to all people affected by crime and trauma throughout New Zealand .

Women's Refuge

Women's Refuge now provides various programmes in the community for women and children, as well as providing safe houses, crisis-lines and community support for women and children. As a result of their interagency work they are also able to put women in touch with other service providers such as lawyers, doctors, WINZ and counselors etc, and support women through these processes.

Citizens Advise Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau is a voluntary organisation providing free, confidential information and advice to anyone about any query or problem. CAB is staffed by trained volunteers who can access information by computer or from the extensive range of resources held by each bureau.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism

Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand

The Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC) was established in 1976 by Act of Parliament, following a report by the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Sale of Liquor. The Commission recommended establishing a permanent council whose aim was to encourage responsible use and minimise misuse.

Ministry Of Justice

The Ministry exists to create a fairer and safer New Zealand. It contributes to the shared justice sector outcomes. Safer communities, being communities in which there is reduced crime and in which safety and well-being is enhanced through partnerships.

Department Of Corrections

The Department of Corrections contributes to community safety by ensuring sentences and orders are administered appropriately, offenders are managed safely, securely and humanely and by reducing re-offending.

 New Zealand Parole Board

The New Zealand Parole Board makes decisions on the release of offenders from prison on parole and home detention. It also sets conditions for offenders when they are released, and can recall offenders to prison if they don’t follow the conditions set for them.

Ministry Of Social Development

Gives government with advice on strategic social policy, sectoral policy and social research and evaluation in the areas of income support, child, youth and family as well as community. We are also responsible for providing policy advice and support through the Offices for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Senior Citizens and Disability Issues


Below are some important links for both the land and air Ambulance services in New Zealand

St John Ambulance Service

St John serves communities throughout New Zealand by delivering emergency and non-emergency ambulance services for approximately 85% of New Zealand's population. St john also provides emergency care and first aid at public events, first aid training and health-related products and services to the community.

Wellington Free Ambulance Service

Wellington Free Ambulance (WFA), the only recognised free ambulance service in a major New Zealand city, has been assisting the people of greater Wellington since 1927. An Incorporated Society run by its own board of management, WFA is an essential service provider for the community, committed to providing the highest quality clinical care in emergency situations, pre-hospital care, rescue and transport services


In 1990 a Charitable Trust was formed with Trustees selected from the community and business sectors of the greater Auckland region. The primary aim of the Trust is to provide and develop a highly efficient aero medical service for the benefit of the community at large. The WestPac Rescue Helicopter serves every community in the greater Auckland region, in total 1.3 million people.

Life Flight

The Life Flight NZ fixed wing air ambulance service has planes based in Auckland and Wellington . Life Flight is a charitable trust providing air rescue services to the Greater Wellington Region, Wairarapa and Marlborough and air ambulance services throughout New Zealand.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust

The Philips Search and Rescue Trust provides inter hospital transport of critically ill or injured patients for specialist medical care, that has included motor vehicle accidents, aviation accidents, search & rescue, farm accidents and medical conditions such as asthma, cardiac arrest, etc. The Air Ambulance service is crewed by St John Ambulance paramedics, hospital doctors and flight nurses.

Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust

The Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust has successfully administered an air rescue service since 1989. Hundreds of people throughout Canterbury and the West Coast have been successfully flown from accident sites and hospitals to critical care units throughout the South Island by three main operations - The Westpac Rescue Helicopter, based in Christchurch, the Solid Energy Rescue Helicopter based in Greymouth and the NZ Flying Doctor Service fixed wing aircraft also based in Christchurch


Find out more about ALARMNZ customer products and services by selecting their web site link below


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Technology Partners

For your interest we have provided some ALARMNZ technology partner links

Arrowhead Alarm Products

Arrowhead design, develop and manufacture security and control electronic equipment. Brands include Powerwave, Elite, Alert, Ultra and Kobi . They also specialises in wireless transmitters and receivers.

Integrated Control Technology

Integrated Control Technology is a leading manufacturer of world-class integrated access control, alarm management and building automation technology. Since establishment in 2003, the New Zealand based company has emerged as a provider of solutions that help clients realize the goal of complete system integration for their facilities.

Electronic and Transformer Engineering Limited

ETE specialises in the design and manufacture of transformers, low voltage and switch mode power supplies, AC/DC Plug Pack adapters, and a variety of Electronic Products