About Recon

Professional, highly trained, responsive security solutions


Recon Security Limited (Recon) is a comprehensive commercial and residential security contractor offering professional security alarms, active alarm monitoring, rapid response and diligent security guard personnel throughout the Auckland and Wellington regions, as well as regional New Zealand.

Recon have been utilising cutting edge technology, quality assured systems and an expertly trained workforce to provide leading security services to the residential, government and commercial sectors since 1995.

100% New Zealand owned and boasting a workforce in excess of 150 personnel, Recon is currently one of the largest Wellington-owned security companies in New Zealand.

We pride ourselves on our meticulous approach to market insight, progressive innovation, sustainability and industry best practice, with our market appeal lying principally in the range and breadth of services available, as well as the standard to which we meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our clients.

Recon employee only highly competent, expertly trained security professionals, well versed in best practice operating procedures, whilst our professional management structure ensures our staff are both supported and challenged to perform to the best of their abilities.

Recon’s operations are effectively coordinated through a state of the art control centre, using advanced technology to ensure optimal, efficient service delivery, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Recon is committed to:

  • Keeping up to date with industry best practice through continued research and training
  • Protecting the integrity of all clients through highly professional conduct
  • Developing an individualised service, based on particular client requirements and needs
  • Positive partnerships with clients through transparent, effective systems and procedures
  • Clear, timely communication
  • A triple bottom line philosophy that considers and addresses the economic, social and environmental impact the company’s systems and processes may have on all stakeholders

Recon provides excellence in security services, using sophisticated systems and a collaborative approach to working with employees and clients to deliver industry leading services and support.


Management Team

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Blair MalcolmManaging Director

As founder of Recon Security, Blair brings the ideal mix of management and technical expertise to his role as MD, with over 25 years of practical security and military experience. Blair is responsible for the client relationship and commercial management of contracts which includes ensuring that financial and quality requirements are met.

Tom Moody Wellington Service Delivery Manager

With over 15 years’ experience in management, and 7 years in the security industry, Tom is responsible for leading our effective and efficient team to produce positive outcomes throughout the Wellington region. Tom has a demonstrated history of working knowledge in the security industry with a background in Operations Management. At Recon he provides an excellent understanding of customer service and client requirements that is well-reflected in his leadership skills.

Peter JonesSenior Security Advisor

With more than 20 years in the security industry, Peter is widely regarded as an expert in his field. His broad spectrum of experience includes work in Residential, Business, Commercial, Industrial, Government and Education. Peter specialises in Alarm systems / CCTV systems / Access control / Smoke & Fire detection / Lone worker GPRS devices / Alarm monitoring / Guard Services – mobile patrols / static guards / event security. Testimony to this is the ongoing long-term relationships he maintains to this day with customers that stretches back over the years. He works with an old school approach – gaining an understanding of customers issues then offering the best solutions, with honesty and professionalism.

Andrew SwainBusiness Development Manager (Auckland)

Andrew is committed to helping businesses reduce their risk and improve overall security. He makes the most of his sales experience and passion for the industry, creating opportunities to find the best solutions for our client’s needs. With a hard-working, positive attitude, Andrew is always there to take care of customers by identifying and implementing effective solutions.

Rik AndersonGeneral Manager

Since March 2019 Recon Security’s General Manager, Rik, has been focused on client-based initiatives involving improving operational efficiency and optimizing new technologies to advance the company. With over 30 years in NZ Defence, Rik brings operational and logistics experience, with a broad spectrum of delivery outcomes including hospitality, security, infrastructure, human resources and personnel management. Rik has a passionate and honest approach which has made him an invaluable addition to Recon Security.

Brian PatchFinancial Manager

Brian has a diverse set of skills after 30 years in finance, spending 10 years in London in the British Council financial sector and the last 18 years as a Share broker’s Finance Manager. With a vision of simplification, accuracy and accountability, Brian is responsible for the financial management of the business, and is fully involved in managing all aspects of Recon’s financial transactions and accounting procedures.

Living Wage

We believe all New Zealanders deserve the right to earn a decent income

Recon Security believe passionately in a fair and just society for all.

We firmly believe that paying a fair and just minimum living wage is a key factor in supporting New Zealand’s economy and sustaining quality of life and community wellbeing for all New Zealanders.

There are many mutual benefits to both employer and employee in committing to a fair living wage.

Recon Security is currently the only security company in New Zealand to pay its employees the Living Wage (where contracts support it).

By selecting Recon Security as your security contractor, you are choosing to better the lives of ordinary New Zealanders and supporting the goals of Living Wage: Aotearoa New Zealand.


Company Benefits of the Living Wage

  • Decreased staff turnover
  • Retention and development of skills and knowledge within a business
  • Lower rates of absenteeism and sick leave
  • Higher quality work by NZ Marshals
  • Increased morale and motivation
  • Cultivating a sense of feeling valued and worthwhile in employees
  • Less stress on families and relationships, due to financial hardships
  • More time spent with children, supporting them with school work and development
  • Fewer children left alone to care for younger siblings
  • Being able to provide the basics for families, such as food, clothing and basic medical care


We believe in giving back to community organisations


Our policies define the way we exceed customer expectations when providing solutions

Environmental Policy
Recon Security Limited is committed to leading the industry in minimising the impact of its activities on the environment.
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Privacy Policy
This privacy policy sets out how Recon Security Limited uses and protects any information that you give Recon Security Limited when you use this website.
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Quality Policy
Recon Security’s quality assurance encompasses all the policies, systems and processes that form the framework of our service delivery.
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Health & Safety Policy
Recon acknowledges it is imperative to provide employees with a safe and healthy place in which to work.
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Corporate Responsibility Policy
Corporate and Social Responsibility is defined as the integration of business operations and values.
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Equal Opportunities Policy
Recon Security Limited recognises it's moral and legal responsibilities to provide an equal opportunity workplace.
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