We specialise in field services, process serving, private investigation and security risk management.
The Neill Group of field agents, process servers, security consultants and private investigators is founded on the experience and knowledge of founder and licence holder, Dion Neill, a former member of the defence forces and emergency services. Dion provides our clients with the benefit of 35 + years of security, investigation and risk management experience. He gained his skills and knowledge with former detectives, police officers, military personnel and intelligence officers and has been trained in every aspect of security, investigation, surveillance and risk management. Dion was certified as a fraud examiner and holds a Diploma of Security and Risk Management (Australia), along with a number of other internationally-recognised credentials. Here are some highlights from Dion’s career:
- In 1989, Dion famously withstood cross-examination in the High Court by the late Mike Bungay QC. His evidence resulted in over 20 convictions.
- When ACC needed to take fraud investigation to a higher level, Dion was one of the first licensed private investigators in New Zealand they selected.
- Dion was certified as a fraud examiner and was also awarded a Certificate in Investigation Skills by the private training establishment of the Royal New Zealand Police College.
- Dion was a senior manager with Group 4 Security (known globally as G4S). In this role, he was responsible for leading a national security team.
- In the 1990s, Dion personally managed the security and personal protection for a sports team representing New Zealand in South Africa.
- Dion was a finalist in the 2021 New Zealand Security Awards (Outstanding New Product or Service of the Year) and 2022 Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs).
Regardless of the challenge you’re facing, we have the expertise and experience to help.
Why choose us?
- Many of our team members are sourced from the defence forces, intelligence and law enforcement sectors.
- Our people are vetted, police approved and government licensed; we carry out background checks prior to their engagement.
- The Neill Group operates New Zealand's largest network of field agents, process servers and licensed private investigators.
- Our people are widely respected for their tenacity, knowledge and commitment to providing exceptional results with a high-level of service.
- Our operational capabilities are extensive; we manage hundreds of nationwide security, investigations and field assignments every year.
- Dion Neill and his investigation team have solved private, commercial and criminal cases since 1987.
- We use technology, confidential informants and intelligence sources that are second to none.
We have an established local and international network of alliance partners who are experts in the security, intelligence and investigation sectors.
Trust is an important element of our client relationships. Our agents and associates must sign a confidentiality agreement prior to deployment on any operational assignment. You can be rest assured that we are committed to protecting your privacy, identity and information at all times.
We comply with relevant industry legislation including the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010. We are approved by the New Zealand Police and licensed by the Ministry of Justice (Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority) as providers of security, repossession and private investigation services throughout New Zealand.
Hire a field agent, process server, private investigator, repossession agent or security professional you can trust. Our 35 + track record offers absolute peace of mind.
We have been serving legal documents, court proceedings and dissolution of marriage (divorce) applications in Wellington and throughout New Zealand since 1987.
Our track record of successful document and process serving is rock solid! Our carefully vetted process servers work assiduously to serve your documents, on time, every time.
With time-critical legal documents and a fast-approaching deadline, contact us if you need a process server to efficiently and professionally serve your documents in accordance with the rules of service.
Our nationwide field agents and licensed repossession agents throughout New Zealand have the ability to communicate with people at every level.
We provide floor plan audits of motor vehicle dealerships, as well as the recovery (repossession) of secured assets for a number of lending and financial institutions.
Our range of field services, includes: audits, field visits, asset recovery, identity verifications, dishonesty investigations, consumer risk management and mystery shopper assignments (test purchases).
Do you need to uncover fraud, theft or relationship dishonesty? Our private investigators throughout New Zealand are skilled and discreet.
We are Wellington's longest established investigation, surveillance and intelligence gathering agency with 35 + years of extensive operational experience.
A number of our licensed private investigators and suveillance specialists are qualified former police detectives who are proficient at investigating fraud, theft, stalkers, scammers and relationship dishonesty.
Dion Neill is a qualified, internationally experienced and multi-award winning security professional who specialises in safeguarding people, brands and reputations. Our risk management services includes training seminars in safety, security and loss prevention.
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Dion has a can do attitude and his drive and persistence provides the best possible outcome for his clients
White Fox & Jones Lawyers
We have used The Neill Group for process serving on a number of occasions, we have always been impressed with their efficiency and professionalism.
Cuba Street Carnival
“It was a pleasure to work with Dion Neill who fulfilled his tasks as our contracted security manager in a highly professional manner. The event, from a security point of view, ran smoothly and we will certainly look to work with Dion again”
Personal Finance Limited
Dion Neill and The Neill Group are client-focused. The Neill Group team is very service and results orientated, their positive results over many years as our preferred field agents, process servers, and private investigators reflect their knowledge, tenacity, and unique skill set.
We engaged Dion Neill to provide corporate security and risk management services. Dion and his team were very discreet and professional, we have no hesitation in using their services again.
I’ve worked with Dion over the last 3 years. Every time that I have engaged his services, he has been responsive and has completed the job quickly. His reporting is done in a timely fashion. Dion is great to work with, reliable and responsible
Simpson Western Lawyers
We use The Neill Group for tracing, process serving and investigations, they are efficient and always produce exceptional results.
Westpac utilized the services of Dion Neill to assist our national fraud and security services team. I highly recommend Dion and The Neill Group, they are reliable and very professional.
Kevin Horack – Clearwater Projects (United Kingdom)
NZ Defence Industry Association
The security services provided by you were of a professional nature and were commented on favourably by all delegates, in particular, those from overseas.
International Celebrity Client
Thank you Dion, you made it safe for us to enjoy the beauty and wide open spaces of New Zealand. It was truly a remarkable experience for us all, we are sincerely grateful for your assistance.
Dion, I highly recommend you based on my satisfaction with your professional manner and your excellent results.
Page Entertainment (Australia)
Your ability to diffuse and manage a volatile situation at our event was nothing less than outstanding! Dion, you delivered on your promise to keep our people safe. We have recommended you to others and have no hesitation in using your services again in the future.
I have worked with Dion Neill for over 10 years, he is a very competent security professional and highly skilled private investigator. I have no hesitation in recommending Dion or The Neill Group for any security, process serving, private investigation, or associated field services in the greater Wellington region.
Bluestone Australia & New Zealand
We contracted Dion Neill to provide field services throughout New Zealand. Dion and his team at The Neill Group are extremely reliable and hardworking, their work has always been of an excellent quality and very professional. – Bluestone Mortgages (Australia & New Zealand)
Intercoll has a very strong relationship with The Neill Group over many years. We find them to be professional in all of their activities and I am personally impressed with their results, communication and reporting systems