Our vision is a “connected and skilled intelligence community” in New Zealand.
As the only sector-wide, not-for-profit organisation specifically dedicated to the intelligence profession, NZIIP aspires to foster community in the intelligence sector to contribute to delivering on and developing its potential.
Our purpose is to “enable excellence for individuals or organisations with intelligence or intelligence-related roles/services.”
NZIIP aims to provide space and opportunity for intelligence professionals and organisations in New Zealand to enhance and advance excellence in intelligence.
Our mission is to “grow and connect the intelligence professional and profession through participation, partnerships, and protection.”
We exist to provide a range of benefits to our members who work in intelligence and intelligence-related roles across the public and private sectors, including within the fields of national security, defence, law enforcement, compliance, business, academia and information technology.
Our Values of D. I. R. E. C. T. reflect and reinforce our Vision, Purpose, and Mission, as well as guide and are reflected in the services we provide to our members, the role we have within the sector, and the relationships we build, maintain, and grow.
Diversity: We champion diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Integrity: We uphold professional and ethical standards.
Respect: We protect rights and advocate fairly.
Excellence: We support advancement and innovation.
Connect: We enhance connections, individually and as a community.
Trust: We build trust to enable partnership and networking.
NZIIP members are intelligence professionals from a wide variety of organisations across public and private sector.
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The NZIIP was officially launched in August 2008 at its Inaugural Annual Conference held at Te Papa museum, Wellington, with the New Zealand Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, delivering the opening address.