Protective Services is a Wellington based security provider with decades of experience throughout New Zealand. Protective Services is a reliable source for highly-trained security guards, crowd controllers and personal protection officers sourced exclusively from the armed forces, private security and law enforcement sectors.

Protective Services launched Guard Hire in Wellington to satisfy demands in the market for an accountable and professional security guard provider. Protective Services is a reliable source for highly-trained licensed security guards, personal protection officers, crowd controllers and risk management specialists.

Protective Services has a lengthy track record as a provider of private security, security guarding, close personal protection and security risk management services. Guard Hire is a reliable source for highly-trained security guards, crowd controllers, personal protection officers and event security teams.



Protective Services not only provides highly-trained security guards, the company also provides an expert level of personal protection to international celebrities, corporate executives, film talent, music Artists, sports teams and high-net worth clients. 

Our recruitment process ensures that only the best people are engaged with our company and deployed to yours. Protective Services provides clients with a range of private security, close personal protection and risk management solutions, including, but not limited to:

  • Event Security
  • Static Security
  • Mobile Patrols
  • Venue Security
  • Loss Prevention
  • Alarm Response
  • Asset Prevention
  • Crowd Controlling
  • Close Personal Protection
  • Security Risk Management

Protective Services carries out every aspect of a professional security and guard service from controlling site access, foot or mobile patrolling, static or mobile surveillance and a complete bedding down process.

We can also act as a security concierge service and the custodian of your assets, people and infrastructure. Protective Services offers professional security guards who are highly-trained in service delivery. We strive to provide our clients with full confidence in the people charged with protecting their business.

Protective Services takes pride in the quality of the security professionals that constitute our Wellington security guard team. From corporate offices and industrial sites to embassies and car dealerships, we provide a seamless security solution across the private, commercial and government sector.

Commercial Security

Grasping the unique security requirements of business and commercial security gives Protective Services a distinct edge over our competitors. From concierge to the control room, we know the importance of having a totally integrated professional security team to protect your assets, people and infrastructure.



Guardhouse Security

Be it visitors, contractors or employees, we understand the operational requirements to manage effective gatehouse security. Our professional gatehouse security team adapts efficiently to any site operating procedures, ensuring the flow of access on to your site is controlled, and entry-exit procedures are enforced.



Hospitality Security

Protective Services is at the forefront of delivering new and improved security services within the licensed venues and premises within the hospitality industry.

With a greater emphasis on vigilance and communication, our highly experienced and licensed crowd controllers possess the ability to effectively communicate with the public across a wide variety of situations.



Retail Security

We understand the importance of the retail sector and the role that security plays in ensuring the safety of the millions who visit them each year. With the growing population and expanding retail environment, it’s more vital than ever that establishments provide a safe and secure shopping experience.




Event Security

Protective Services has provided security (overtly and covertly) at an eclectic range of public events and private functions. We can assist with access control, traffic management, asset protection, personal protection and if alcohol is served, responsibility for alcohol monitoring and licensing compliance.

We provide crowd controllers and event security teams to provide:

  • Crowd Control
  • Asset Protection
  • Barrier Protection
  • Corporate Security
  • VIP Personal Protection
  • Incident Response Teams
  • Liquor Enforcement Officers


Security Escorts

We escort private, corporate and government clients whilst travelling to any destination within New Zealand or Internationally. On arrival, we will liaise with local authorities and law enforcement agencies to assist in providing safety and protection for our clients.



Corporate Security

Concierge, or front of house services, require vetted and trained security officers who demonstrate outstanding communication skills, immaculate presentation, attention to detail, impeccable service skills and professionalism.

With the security concierge being the first point of reference for your clients and staff, Protective Services engages only the best security trained customer service specialists for this important front line role.

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Mobile Security Patrols & Alarm Response (Intruder & Medical)

Protective Services has launched a professional mobile security patrol and alarm response service in Wellington by trained mobile security patrol officers. If you need an increased visible presence at your business or personal property to deter criminal activity or potential anti-social problems, talk to us about our security patrol service.



In addition to our medical and intruder alarm response service in Wellington, we provide temporary or permanent security patrols or static guard services to provide a additional layer of security to your home or business premises, our mobile security patrol service can be utilised for the following:

  • 24/7 private or commercial property checks
  • Mail collection when you are away from home
  • Escorting your staff or contractors to their vehicles after hours
  • External property checks for potential trespassers or safety issues
  • First response to personal medical alarms, home panic or intruder alarms
  • Property lock-up and unlock for your staff or contractors working after hours
  • Welfare checks on staff or contractors working alone at your business or organisation
  • Patrols of your car parking areas or any possible areas that could be assessed by the public and become a magnet for security issues

Protective Services will respond to your medical alarm with first aid trained security guards or former paramedics. We will provide a first response and assess the situation prior to calling the ambulance or other emergency services.