Guardhire BY PROTECTIVE SERVICES

We provide experienced security professionals of the highest-calibre, whenever and wherever you need them.

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Public events, private functions, corporate meetings, film productions, entertainment venues or special assignments, you name it, we safeguard it. We launched GuardHire in 2020 to provide a gold standard of security for clients wishing to engage a reliable and accountable security guard company.

Are you planning an event or managing the security needs of your business or organisation?  Your job is stressful enough without having to be concerned about possible security issues, including security guards who simply don't make the grade and risk the integrity of your brand or jeopardise your reputation.

You would have observed poorly trained, ineffective and unprofessional security guards, we know the complications they cause. As a service-centric business, we are committed to utilising the skill set, training and experience of security officers with the right attitude and credentials.

Our security officers are a very rare breed, our team bring a blend of efficiency, experience, judgement and professionalism that's quite simply, second to none. Do you expect more from your security provider? Experience the difference, contact us for a no obligation consultation.  

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Public Events & Private Functions 

Are you planning a public event, private function or corporate meeting? We provide friendly and engaging security professionals who know how to provide a safe and secure environment for everyone. 

From event security teams and personal protection officers to trained event medics and rapid response personnel, we provide a seamless bespoke security service for any occasion in Wellington and throughout New Zealand. 

We provide you with:

  • Event Medics
  • Safety Officers
  • Security Guards
  • Crowd Controllers
  • Rapid Response Teams
  • Liquor Enforcement Officers
Diplomatic Security

Embassies & Diplomatic Posts 

Our skilled, uniquely trained and internationally experienced diplomatic protection team understand the environment and complexities  of providing high-level security for diplomatic posts and international embassies. 

We offer a specialised diplomatic security and protection service in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Our team work in collaboration with the New Zealand police and other government agencies.

A number of our security team are former members of the diplomatic protection service with experience managing the security requirements for consulate locations.

Our high-calibre security officers can be utilised in any environment that requires diplomacy and professionalism. 

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Film Productions & Movie Premieres 

We have provided a comprehensive range of security, investigation, personal protection and associated security risk management services over several years to the New Zealand and international film industry. 

Our team of security guards and personal protection officers will manage any security concern, on or off location.  Our security consultants provide security audits and standard operating procedures to mitigate any risk.  

We have worked alongside international film talent and respected film directors, including Peter Jackson. Our team understand the need for discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.

We ensure that our security personnel are carefully vetted prior to deployment on any operational assignment.  

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VIP & Executive Transport Services

We provide highly-trained security officers and personal protection officers who can also act as your tour guide.

Our VIP and executive transport partner offers a luxury transfer service in comfort and style to any destination in Wellington or throughout New Zealand. 

Our team are police vetted, government licensed and professional security trained drivers. The vehicles are high-quality and immaculately presented. 

Our modern luxury vehicle fleet enables us to facilitate the transport of 1 to 12 passengers in style! Our fleet includes a V8 Mustang to 5 Series BMW’s and Mercedes Benz luxury coaches. 

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Retail Security & Loss Prevention

We provide loss prevention officers, commonly referred to as ‘Store Detectives’. Our covert retail security team work inside a store or retail complex to prevent theft.

Our team work covertly in plain clothes to blend in to the environment as an ordinary shopper.

Our team members are trained in covert surveillance and loss prevention techniques, we will catch shoplifters and deter the thieves that cost you thousands every year in unexplained loss.

We also provide a mystery customer programme using the same team to report on service and the interactions with your customer facing staff.

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Hospitality & Entertainment  Security

We are at the forefront of delivering improved security for events, venues and licensed premises (bars and night clubs) operating in the hospitality and entertainment sectors.

In 2020, we introduced ‘Bar Watch’ in Wellington to provide a greater emphasis on patron safety and security across the wider hospitality industry.

A number of our key security personnel are former members of the emergency services with many years of experience at the front line. 

Our police approved and licensed crowd controllers have the ability to diffuse volatile situations and effectively communicate with people at every level.