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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 [...]

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 [...]

By |2017-03-14T11:39:32+13:00March 14th, 2017|Case Study, Commercial|0 Comments

End of year festivities

As we near the end of the school year some high schools have unique security needs as senior students attempt to pull off the perfect prank to mark the end of their time at school. An East Auckland college stepped up its security after past experience had taught them of some of the lengths students [...]

By |2017-02-13T11:13:10+13:00November 9th, 2016|Case Study, Commercial|0 Comments

Crime against Community Charity Store

Property damage is often caused by opportune criminal activity in an attempt to steal items. Intoxicated individuals lacking respect for their surroundings can be equally unpredictable and dangerous. A charity store in Glen Innes recently experienced this first hand, as did our responding patrol. Shortly after 10.30pm on a Thursday evening a Matrix Security patrol officer [...]

By |2017-08-28T09:05:52+12:00November 3rd, 2016|Case Study, Commercial|0 Comments

Armed Robbery Interrupted

It isn’t just when we respond to alarm activations or patrol customers’ premises that Matrix Security helps prevent crime. 
 Just after 2 am one September morning a Matrix Security patrol officer turned in to a Remuera petrol station to refuel, only to discover an armed robbery was in progress. He noticed two vehicles were parked [...]

By |2017-08-28T09:05:52+12:00October 3rd, 2016|Case Study, Commercial|1 Comment

Burglary Thwarted

Security cameras can be useful and, with advances in technology, are more versatile than ever. However, nothing on the market can quite measure up to human instinct and this was evident in mid-July when a Matrix Security patrol officer interrupted a crime. It was midnight when the officer arrived at a customer’s business in Penrose [...]

By |2017-02-13T11:19:28+13:00July 26th, 2016|Case Study, Residential|0 Comments

Taggers Escape Falls Short

Two taggers caught in the act by a Matrix Security Officer found themselves in need of assistance after attempting a badly planned escape. Auckland’s graffiti problem is fairly well spread across the city – with abandoned buildings being particularly prone to illegal graffiti paintwork. Recently a Matrix Security patrol officer was on a routine foot [...]

By |2017-02-13T11:20:38+13:00June 17th, 2016|Case Study, Residential|2 Comments

Car Thief Caught

While most security companies are largely reactive, Matrix Security has built its reputation on being proactive and looking after the wider community it serves. On a recent routine patrol, a Matrix Security Officer received a call from a North Shore parking warden advising him of a suspicious vehicle. Whilst attending the carpark he was quick [...]

By |2017-02-13T11:22:16+13:00March 11th, 2016|Case Study, Residential, Security Updates|0 Comments

Detention time!

No one patrols and protects Auckland’s schools the way we do! Recently some proactive work by a Matrix security officer and our call centre led to the thwarting of a crime spree at an East Auckland college. Due to a recent rise in vandalism during the school holidays, the college had requested to have a [...]

By |2017-08-28T09:05:52+12:00February 19th, 2016|Case Study, Commercial, Security Updates|0 Comments