Category Archives: NZSA

New Zealand Security Association.

NZSA still making false claims two years on….

It’s funny how images and words can remind us of certain things or people. For example, when I hear the word Muppet I always think about The Executive Officer of the New Zealand Security Association who goes by the name … Continue reading

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Test Certificates

After the demise of the NZSA star rating system back in April 2012 it was always going to interesting to see what the industry would do in terms of regulation. I warned back then that I would not be surprised … Continue reading

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NZ Performance Car stuff up again!!!

Last month I slated NZ Performance Car Magazine for writing what can only be described as a load of bollocks about vehicle security! One of my readers was good enough to post a link about my comments on the NZ … Continue reading

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Feckless “Security Feature” in NZ Performance Car magazine!

The latest edition “NZ Performance Car” magazine contains a “Security Feature” which regular readers know will know I declined to splash out $1,500.00 to be part of! Now if there is one thing that gets my goat its lazy journalism. Normally … Continue reading

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2012 Highlights

The new year resolution to try and keep the blog updated on a regular basis has been a challenge as 2013 has been mega busy so far! This at least is my excuse for taking so long to post the … Continue reading

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NZSA Star Rating System: Why is it still being used?

Back in April 2012 the New Zealand Security Associations failed “star rating system” for car security products was abandoned. However the NZSA seem to have forgotten to inform anyone about the decision. This page on the NZSA Website (Note: Has now been updated as … Continue reading

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Budgeriguard M5

It really makes me want to vomit when I see how many companies have continued to run with the “5 star car alarm” spin, even though the safety bubble that was the NZSA has been well and truly burst! So … Continue reading

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New Check Lists for Alarms/Immobilisers

So with the NZSA Star rating system for car alarms and immobilisers now dead and buried it’s been interesting seeing what others are up to. Mongoose have simply adopted the “Star rating System” as their own and dropped the NZSA … Continue reading

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NZSA fail to front up agian!

Feckless, Incompetent, Useless, Compromised, Corrupt. Does anyone actually have a better word which is not in French that summarises the New Zealand Security Association? It is almost April and as of yet the NZSA has failed to front up to … Continue reading

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Google doesn’t trust the NZSA either!

I’m sure some of you have heard the recent radio campaign where the NZSA claim to be “professionalising the security industry” (If not click here to listen) yet the hard facts are that nothing could be further from the truth. … Continue reading

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