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First Responder to Fire in South Auckland

Matrix Security Officers demonstrating vigilance, initiative and team work, raised the alarm about a nearby fire in a garage behind a home in South Auckland. First to identify the fire from a neighbouring guard site our Security Officer quickly notified emergency services.  Fortunately, a secondary officer was checking on the guard when this happened so [...]

Security Industry Award Winners

The New Zealand Security Association Annual Awards were held in Wellington on the 25th August 2017 with several hundred guests attending the prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner at Te Papa National Museum. These awards recognise excellence and outstanding service delivery provided by those who work within the security industry. Each award provides an opportunity to [...]

Time to Upgrade your Alarm System?

A number of old alarm systems are becoming obsolete as technology evolves including the move to fibre.  New alarm systems offer more options and control than ever before. Rather than wait till you urgently need to upgrade due to faults or removal of copper lines talk to us about upgrading now. Some options unique to modern [...]

Friends Turn Against Thief

Petrol stations have become a significant target for criminals wanting cash and/or cigarettes. A Manukau Service Station was recently robbed in an unusual manner.  The thief and stolen goods were quickly found with the help of his friends who found they were being used as unwilling accomplices. Thankfully the attendant activated the panic alarm and within [...]

Fair Go – Spotlight on Security

It is often challenging selecting the right service provider for your needs. Usually all you have to base your decision on is what the service providers themselves advertise, and the opinions of friends or family. Fair Go recently touched on alarm monitoring and encouraged those considering security services to do their due diligence - https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/do-you-ensure-youre-getting-peace-mind-youve-paid-alarm-monitoring-companies. Understanding [...]

Offender Found in Toilet Cubicle

An attempt to rob a Community Aquatic Centre on Tuesday went terribly wrong for the amateur offender. Matrix Security Patrol Officers attended following a multiple activation very early in the morning at an Aquatic Centre.  They identified the entry point and soon realized the offender was likely still nearby so proceeded to search the building. [...]

Alarm Monitoring & Response – Self vs. Professional

As Technology evolves and we move to fibre connections instead of traditional copper, education is critical as we are bombarded on what we can now see and do for ourselves. It is not until there is a situation that we think about who is able and prepared to attend at a moments notice.  The Health and [...]

Party Crashers Invite Trouble

Young adults barred from a private party in Remuera were determined not to leave quietly. Protecting invited guests and neighbouring properties from the behavior that followed involved excellent co-operation by our Patrol and Guarding teams. It wasn’t an easy night with the Guards stationed at the party having to call for assistance from Matrix Security [...]

Speed Crucial in Response to Mall Fire

During February, a fire at an Auckland Outlet Mall threatened the livelihood of store owners and staff. It was the professional alarm system and response plans in place that averted what was a potentially devastating fire as it was able to be extinguished in its early stages. The fire occurred shortly before midnight, caused by [...]