Security Guards – Private Security, Personal Protection & Risk Management Specialists.

April 28, 2023
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When only the best private security and personal protection will do.

New Zealand security professionals, not just security guards!

Our people are highly trained, diplomatic and operationally experienced.  We provide friendly, respectful and engaging security personnel with the ability to communicate with people at every level. Our team offer a security and protection beyond the capability of a typical security guard. Our team operates in Wellington with the operational capability to deploy anywhere in New Zealand or worldwide.


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GuardHire operates as a business unit of Prosec (a division of The Neill Group)

Prosec is owned by Dion Neill who is a licensed security and risk management professional with over 35 years of operational experience. Dion was a finalist of the 2021 New Zealand Security Awards and OSPAS (2022 & 2023 Outstanding Security Performance Awards). His level of decades of experience, service delivery and high-level of professionalism is recognised on the world stage.

Dion and his team provide a range of high-level security, security guarding, security consulting, risk management and personal protection services. Dion is one of New Zealand’s widely recognised experts in high-level security, close personal protection and security risk management. Dion received the New Zealand defence forces service medal along with formal recognition of his contribution working in the world’s most volatile regions.

Dion was awarded a number of security related credentials, including a Diploma of Security and Risk Management (Australia). He is a certified instructor and qualified facilitator in executive care, conflict management, situational awareness and close personal protection. Dion was protected a prominent business owner who received threats of violence. This assignment was the catalyst for Dion to extend his skill set and offer personal protection to the New Zealand market.

In 1987, Dion established his career in the New Zealand security industry. He was professionally trained in New Zealand and internationally by former senior police officers, military personnel and intelligence specialists. Following his departure from the emergency services, Dion was a senior manager for Group 4 Security (G4S). Dion founded Protective Services, one of only a few New Zealand security providers offering high-level security and personal protection.

In 2021, Protective Services was acquired by Platform 4 Group (also known as P4G Security). Following the acquisition, Dion was a board member and senior manager responsible for leading security personnel in the lower North Island. Dion’s operational experience is vast, he provides a security consulting and risk management service. He also works with event and venue management company’s along with a number of corporate, commercial and government clients.


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High-calibre security professionals

The Prosec difference is people who are selected exclusively from the private security, defence forces and law enforcement sector. Prosec delivers a fresh, innovative and service focussed solution for clients seeking the best security, personal protection and risk management services available in New Zealand.  It’s important to note that do not employ security guards; the calibre, skill set and experience of our security professionals are above the capabilities of a typical security guard.

Our security professionals are critical to the success of our business, so we take special care to only recruit licensed security professionals with verifiable skills and operational experience. You won’t find us on social media, identifying clients or commenting on past assignments. We take a grey man approach, which means we operate discreetly in the shadows to respect the privacy of our clients. We are committed to raising the benchmark of the security industry, one client at a time.


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Security for events, private functions and special occasions

At Prosec, we deliver the highest level of security, close personal protection and risk management services to clients who demand the best. We specialise in providing bespoke security for events, private functions and special occasions in Wellington and throughout New Zealand. We are reliable, accountable and committed to delivering the right  solution to meet your needs.


Personal security and international travel escorts

Whatever the threat or risk, whether it be from other employees, vagrants, stalkers or violent former partners, we can provide true security professionals (not security guards) to act as a personal security escort or provide close personal protection. In the security industry, experience matters. We are widely recognised as New Zealand’s most experienced providers of high-level security, executive care, close personal protection and security risk management.


Nationwide threat and security response service

There may be times when you need an additional layer of security to provide personal protection in a high-risk environment or because you have received serious threats to your safety. Our security personnel are professionally trained in real world scenarios to manage threats of any nature. Our people have worked as contracted security consultants and security contractors in the world’s most volatile regions, including Asia, Africa and the Middle East.



Contact us for licensed security professionals who are highly skilled, experienced, and remain calm under pressure.

0800 482 738

Licence Number: 11-000153


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