About Us

Watchu Security is one of NZ’s leading independent security systems integrators and consultants, delivering end-to-end security and surveillance solutions from systems design to installation and support.

Founded in 2007, Watchu Security Ltd is 100% New Zealand owned and operated.

Delivering cutting-edge technology to the New Zealand security systems industry, our dedicated team of technicians, with years of expertise in both security and systems, have cemented our reputation in our business.

Our continued growth is founded on our belief in supplying excellence in specification and service to our customers.

With bases in Auckland, Cambridge and Christchurch, Watchu Security provides services to an ever-growing, nationwide client base of both large and smaller commercial organisations, industrial plants and government departments.

Working alongside the leading suppliers in the industry, our staff are trained and accredited to the highest level.

Our Accreditations

Some of our accreditations include:

  • Site Safe – First Aid – Height and Harness – Working at heights
  • SHE – Local Authority Pre-Qualification
  • PRE-Qual Industry qualification for business compliance
  • PSPLA Certificates – Company and Technical Staff

Our Values

  1. We take pride in leading the way in the security industry
  2. We guarantee our clients will receive only the highest quality of service
  3. We take care and responsibility for the work we carry out for our clients
  4. We value our staff, and our staff value our clients
  5. We are committed to ongoing, annual staff training to ensure technical expertise
  6. Health and Safety is built into our culture

Our North Island Team

Justin Fisher

Justin Fisher

Director

Justin Fisher

Justin Fisher

Director

Justin started Watchu Security over 14 years ago. As a director, he focuses on business strategy and development, as well as relationships with external suppliers and clients. He has a natural ability to interpret technical specifications into easy-to-understand concepts for end-users. Prior to entering security, he worked on Greenfields projects and expanding existing operations. Another Cambridge local, Justin has also worked around New Zealand and had a stint overseas before returning to the Waikato and Watchu Security. Away from the office, he enjoys time with his family, fishing, diving and trail bike riding.

Adrian Holmes

Adrian Holmes

Director

Adrian Holmes

Adrian Holmes

Director

Born and bred in the Waikato, Director Adrian Holmes has been with Watchu Security for over 14 years specialising in CCTV and security design and implementation. An experienced manager with a history working in the security and investigation industry, his practical experience is backed by an extensive background in IT infrastructure domestically and abroad. He attended St Peter’s School Cambridge, one of New Zealand’s leading independent schools, and owned and operated a dairy franchise in the Waikato committed to delivering to clients year-round. Away from the office Adrian enjoys the Waikato outdoors, playing golf, water skiing and riding dirt bikes.

Karl Nicholl

Karl Nicholl

Operations Manager

Karl Nicholl

Karl Nicholl

Operations Manager

A vital cog in the Watchu Security wheel is Cambridge stalwart Operations Manager, Karl Nicholl. With a talent for problem-solving, he has found a niche in his three years with the company coordinating technicians, organising site access and equipment hire, product ordering, timing and scheduling of jobs, fleet maintenance and general internal communication. In his former life he was involved in motorcycles, marine and performance engines which fuels a love for his 1966 Dodge Coronet imported from the USA. When not cruising around car shows you can find him on a mountain bike in the Rotorua Redwoods, in the local Te Miro MTB Park, or spending time with his family.

Sarah Bleakley

Sarah Bleakley

Office Manager

Sarah Bleakley

Sarah Bleakley

Office Manager

Melanie Holmes

Melanie Holmes

Accounts Manager

Melanie Holmes

Melanie Holmes

Accounts Manager

Melanie Holmes has been with Watchu Security for over 14 years, running the day-to-day accounts and overseeing the office operations. With a foundation in business studies and over 20 years working in administration, she brings vast experience to the company. A Hamilton local, away from the office she enjoys the Waikato outdoors, hiking and spending time on the water with her friends and family. She credits her children as her greatest achievement.

Tarnya Bourke

Tarnya Bourke

Office Administrator

Tarnya Bourke

Tarnya Bourke

Office Administrator

Lee Turpitt

Lee Turpitt

Security Consultant

Lee Turpitt

Lee Turpitt

Security Consultant

Kevin Heathwaite

Kevin Heathwaite

Estimator

Kevin Heathwaite

Kevin Heathwaite

Estimator

James Shearer

James Shearer

Technician

James Shearer

James Shearer

Technician

David Paxton

David Paxton

Technician

David Paxton

David Paxton

Technician

Chris Parkinson

Chris Parkinson

Technician

Chris Parkinson

Chris Parkinson

Technician

Ian Kerry

Ian Kerry

Service Technician

Ian Kerry

Ian Kerry

Service Technician

Ron Mani

Ron Mani

Technician

Ron Mani

Ron Mani

Technician

Paul Needham

Paul Needham

Technician

Paul Needham

Paul Needham

Technician

Chris Gill

Chris Gill

Technician

Chris Gill

Chris Gill

Technician

Jenish Virani

Jenish Virani

Technician

Jenish Virani

Jenish Virani

Technician

Duncan Nash

Duncan Nash

Technician

Duncan Nash

Duncan Nash

Technician

Hunter Paxton

Hunter Paxton

Trainee Technician

Hunter Paxton

Hunter Paxton

Trainee Technician

Maurice Putt

Maurice Putt

Engineer

Maurice Putt

Maurice Putt

Engineer

Chris Bear

Chris Bear

Engineer

Chris Bear

Chris Bear

Engineer

Our South Island Team

Tim Bee

Tim Bee

South Island Director

Tim Bee

Tim Bee

South Island Director

Tim Bee, a proud West Coaster, brings 35 years of experience to his role as South Island Manager at Watchu Security. The former military man picked up multiple trades during his time in the service including electronics, communications systems engineering, and IT. Security installation and engineering followed, covering access, auto gates, CCTV, intruder alarms and network engineering across the Mainland. Has also spent time in sales and as a security consultant before joining Watchu in 2018. He enjoys keeping fit and active on a bike, and his fruit and vegetable crops keep him busy when away from the office.

Euan Saunders

Euan Saunders

Technical Support

Euan Saunders

Euan Saunders

Technical Support

Zac Orme

Zac Orme

Senior Technician / Electrician

Zac Orme

Zac Orme

Senior Technician / Electrician

Hemi Mather

Hemi Mather

Senior Technician / Electrician

Hemi Mather

Hemi Mather

Senior Technician / Electrician

Ryan Calder

Ryan Calder

Electrical Apprentice

Ryan Calder

Ryan Calder

Electrical Apprentice

Our Clients

Our solutions are popular and successful, whether our clients are commercial or industrial, residential, traffic, or government departments. Watchu Security has delivered security solutions and maintenance throughout New Zealand.

Our Partners

Watchu Security has built strong and successful relationships with major manufacturers and trusted security suppliers in the industry.