Dion Neill was tasked in the late 1980’s to protect a Wellington business owner from serious threats of violence, this assignment was the catalyst for Dion to launch his business, Protective Services. Dion later led a personal protection team to provide security for the mayor of Wellington and corporate executives.

Dion has worked within international high-risk environments including the security management of a New Zealand representative sports team on tour in South Africa. Dion also provided close personal protection for Sir Peter Jackson, Tony Hawk, Jamie Oliver and Bardot from the Australian television series, Pop Stars.

Dion and his team provide security for international celebrities, music artists, court witnesses, corporate executives and high-net worth clients. Dion was the driver for Sir Elton John along with the film talent from the Lord of the Rings. Dion was a senior member of the event security team for the Lord of the Rings, Hobbit world premiere and the New Zealand tour of Eminem.

Protective Services offers clients local and international experience with a proven capability of managing complex security assignments in Wellington and throughout New Zealand. Protective Services are committed to providing security and personal protection specialists with a unique skill set and operational experience sourced exclusively from specialist units of the police and military.

The team at Protective Services understands the key to minimising the risk to your event is comprehensive planning with professional implementation. Dion and his nationwide associates provide clients with a range of specialised security and risk management solutions to ensure your public event or private function is safe and secure.

Protective Services has been delivering security solutions and security guard services in New Zealand for over three decades. The difference between a standard industry security guard company and Protective Services is the unique skill set, operational experience and high-caliber of our licensed security professionals.

Whether your security requirement are within New Zealand or Internationally, Protective Services can provide you with a level of security and protection delivered by former members of the New Zealand Police Diplomatic Protection Squad (DPS) and specialist members of the armed forces, including the Special Air Services (SAS).

There are numerous incidents where celebrity fans have caused injury or embarrassment whilst attempting to gain their attention. Our trained and highly skilled security professionals and personal protection officers specialise in the personal protection of teams and individuals from VIPs, entertainers and film talent to music artists, corporate executives and international celebrities.

The dynamic nature of the threat environment or risk to security demands an intelligent and professional approach before developing and implementing a bespoke security solution. Protective Services are experts at providing both reactive and proactive security and risk management services that are fit for purpose anywhere in New Zealand.

Our team of security professionals, personal protection officers and risk management specialists are highly-skilled to manage any risk associated with the threat of abduction, kidnapping, physical assault or predatory type behaviour by any individual, group or organisation.

Corporate executives and high-profile people are increasingly at risk from individuals and groups seeking to harass, injure or extort money for some perceived injustice or to promote their cause. Our personal protection officers provide a level of security beyond the capability of a typical New Zealand security guard.

Please contact us for further information.