New Zealand Network for Women in Security
The New Zealand Network for Women in Security is a community that unites and supports the advancement of women and gender minorities in all areas of security.
Women in Security Awards 2022
Empowering women in all areas of security
The New Zealand Network for Women in Security (NZNWS) seeks to encourage the advancement and capacity of women and gender minorities involved in all aspects of the New Zealand security industry and community, through the exchange of information and the cultivation of productive relationships. The primary objective of the NZNWS is to create a networking forum for women working in security across New Zealand. The NZNWS community includes all domains of security, including cybersecurity, physical security, information security, business continuity management, data protection & privacy, fraud investigation, among many others.
An ethic of belonging, Kinship
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about establishing a place of belonging for all women and allies to come together to build and maintain meaningful relationships.
Hospitality, generosity, care, and giving
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about working together to create an association that improves the advancement of women in security.
Guardianship, leadership, Reciprocity (giving back)
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about sharing the kaitiaki leadership role. This is about being a guardian, caregiver and protector of all women and allies in this association.
Safe space, quality space, safety
NZNWS has identified that this value within this association is about creating and maintaining quality space to ensure and promote the pursuit of best practices in this kaupapa..