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1 Pacific Assistance Activities Avsec NZ ASPA Conference Auckland Mark T Everitt General Manager Aviation Security Service New Zealand

2 P resentation Why are we assisting The security context Some history of Avsec NZ activity in the South Pacific What we have done What are we doing Further opportunities

3 P acific Islands Currently Involved Solomon Islands Vanuatu Tonga Niue Cook Islands Samoa

4 W hy are we assisting? New Zealand has governance, historical and cultural relationships with the South Pacific New Zealand Government is committed to assisting in the improvement of security standards across the South Pacific Avsec NZ has a role to address aviation security standards in those countries We need to provide assurance to other larger States that the Pacific is not being ignored Philosophy is to address any vulnerabilities in the State to ensure ongoing economic development; and to Protect New Zealand airlines, passengers and economy by concentrating on Islands with direct air links to New Zealand

5 T he Context New Zealand Civil Aviation Rules and Civil Aviation Act generally in place through the Pacific – commonality Advice and assistance readily available – sharing of knowledge Have the Auckland (AKL) ASTC available Generally small population base Low threat level from extremists Vulnerabilities due to less than ideal funding over many years High migration rates Variation between States due to differing levels of development and assistance

6 H istory – What has been done? Avsec NZ has assisted in the Pacific for many years South Pacific Games in 1999 an example Urgent requests for training assistance post Sept 11 Funded through our airline levy – airlines consulted and agreed Major project in to supply Dual view Hold Baggage X-ray machines to Samoa, Niue, Tonga for HBS compliance Solomon Island project - Cabin Bag X-ray, WTMD and HBS machine provided by PSF and DOTARS Project Coordinator role – need for a coordination role recognised in 2006 – Murray Breeze appointed in 2007 funded by MFAT

7 W hat are we doing? Projects funded by MFAT Pacific Security Fund Regional Aviation Security Forums Equipment Training –Operational - Screeners –Specialist –ICAO, DG, Auditing –Development and Leadership – Managers, Supervisors and potential leaders –Secondments – to New Zealand Avsec Stations Building units capability and capacity Equipment maintenance and annual certification

8 W hy only these Islands? No direct funding available for other than core business Funding for Pacific activities is through the NZ MFAT PSF Generally restricted to those States with direct flights to New Zealand Exception was the Solomon Islands – this was a joint project with Australia recognising the RAMSI project Internal resourcing issues

9 F urther opportunities Ongoing involvement in a partnership arrangement Delivery of replacement or new equipment as required Training and up skilling opportunities Secondments to NZ airports Advice and assistance as required with Regulatory documentation, PPM’s, ASPs etc Providing more effective security environments a the airports Regional Aviation Security Forums

10 Thank you


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