Dion Neill established a team throughout New Zealand of trained, skilled and experienced security professionals with the capability to provide security and personal protection beyond the capability of a security guard.

Dion launched his personal protection career when he provided security for a New Zealand sports team touring South Africa in 1996. Dion provided his services to Jamie Oliver (New Zealand book signing tour in 1999) and personal protection for visiting female music artists, Bardot (Winners of the Australian Television Series ‘Pop Stars’).

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In later years, Dion provide personal protection to film director, Sir Peter Jackson (Olympic Torch Relay) and champion skateboarder, Tony Hawk. Dion has also been the security driver for Sir Elton John and transport team member for Eminem. Dion was a member of the security team for the Lord of the Rings world premier and managed the venue security team for Sting (The Police) and a number of other well known artists.

Dion has established a nationwide and worldwide network of highly experienced Personal Protection Officers (Bodyguards) who have a wealth of international experience protecting the rich and famous. Dion and his team at Protective Services are referred to as the industry leaders for executive care and personal protection in New Zealand.

There are numerous incidents where celebrity fans have caused injury or embarrassment to the client whilst attempting to gain their attention. Our trained and highly skilled security professionals specialise in the protection of VIPs, entertainers and visiting international celebrities.

Protective Services facilitates the deployment of internationally experienced and highly skilled personal protection officers (licensed bodyguards). Our team of personal protection specialists are trained to manage any risk associated with the threat of abduction, kidnapping, physical assault or predatory type behaviour by an individual or group.

Airport Protection

We can provide exceptional security protection for a client’s safety during the arrivals and departure process at domestic and international airports. Clients may be concerned or apprehensive regarding ‘over-friendly’ or hostile public encounters; we provide clients with the appropriate protection. 

Business Contingency Planning

Our licensed security risk management consultants can provide a contingency plan for any size business to manage all types of emergencies from natural disasters to civil unrest, or even the kidnapping of the company’s senior executive.

Court Escorts

A client may be requested to attend court hearings and could be concerned about possible hostile encounters; we can provide protective measures to ensure their safety.

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Travel Security

We escort clients whilst travelling to any domestic or international destination. On arrival, we will liaise with local authorities and law enforcement agencies to assist in providing maximum support for the client’s safety and protection.


We have unlimited access to luxury motor vehicles for the transportation of clients on request. All vehicles comply with and exceed modern safety standards. Our security drivers have proven emergency driving skills and have completed specialist driving courses to ensure a client’s safety at all times.

Personal Protection

There have been numerous incidents where celebrity fans have caused injury or embarrassment to the client whilst attempting to gain their attention. Our security professionals specialise in the close personal protection of VIPs, entertainers and visiting international celebrities. Protective Services is widely recognised as one of the most professional providers available in New Zealand.

This personal protection service launched in 1999 with Jamie Oliver’s New Zealand book signing tour followed by the visit from Bardot (winners of the Australian television series ‘Pop Stars’). We have also supported the security team for Elton John and ‘The Sting (The Police) with secure transport, risk management and venue security logistics. 

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Executive Protection

In today’s society, corporate executives and high profile individuals face mounting threats of extortion, retaliation, public embarrassment and kidnapping.

For many, the deployment of discreet protection services has become a necessary reality. Corporate executives and high profile public figures are increasingly at risk from individuals and groups seeking to harass, injure or extort money for some perceived injustice or to promote their cause. 

Executive protection is a specialised field of security commonly referred to as executive care. This addresses the management of risks those individuals and their family’s face. 

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Security Consulting

Our security consultants have been selected from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines including the police and the military. As such, we provide a professional response to all of your risk management needs. We offer procedural security reviews, risk and threat assessments along with security operations planning and management. 

New Zealand & International Services
TNG are based in Wellington with a nationwide network of field agents, private investigators, security specialists, surveillance operatives and process servers (legal document servers) in every area, district and region of New Zealand, including:
Northland, Whangarei, Auckland, Wellsford, Warkworth, Orewa, Albany, Takapuna, Mangere, Manurewa, Pukekohe, Coromandel Peninsular, Thames, Waihi, Whangamata, Whitianga, Waikato, Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Huntly, Morrinsville, Matamata, Putaruru, Tokoroa, Otorohanga, King Country, Taumarunui, Te Kuiti, Waitomo, Bay of Plenty, Tauranga, Te Puke, Whakatane, Kawerau, Opotiki, Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi, Murupara, East Cape, Gisborne, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay, Ruatoria, Te Kaha, Taranaki, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Stratford, Hawera, Waitara, Inglewood, Manawatu, National Park, Waiouru, Taihape, Palmerston North, Marton, Bulls, Feilding, Ashhurst, Foxton, Horowhenua, Levin, Otaki, Kapiti, Waikanae, Paraparaumu, Paekakariki, Wellington, Plimmerton, Porirua, Tawa, Johnsonville, Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wainuiomata, Hawkes Bay, Wairoa, Napier, Hastings, Havelock, Waipukurau, Dannevirke, Wairarapa: Featherston, Pahiatua, Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Tasman, Nelson, Blenheim, Picton, Motueka, West Coast, Westport, Greymouth, Hokitika, Wanaka, Queenstown, Twizel, Alexander, Te Anau, Canterbury, Christchurch, Kaikoura, Ashburton, Southland, Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Invercargill, Balclutha, Mossburn, Gore.