National Security Journal (NSJ)

The National Security Journal (NSJ) aims to to provide a platform for the dissemination of high quality academic and professional research on national security topics relating to New Zealand and its regional environment.

Volume 2 – 2020

Outlaw Bikers and Patched Street Gangs: The Nexus Between Violence and Shadow Economy
Bradley, C.
Keywords: Outlaw Bikers, Patched Street Gangs, Shadow Economics, Violence, Aotearoa New Zealand

Why This Time is Different: The North Korea Crisis and New Zealand’s Interests
Steff, R.
Keywords: New Zealand, North Korea, Northeast Asia, Trump Administration, Balance of Power, Nuclear Proliferation, Rapprochement

Volume 1, Issue 1 – 2019

Welcome to the National Security Journal
Azizian, R.

Time for a National Security Strategy
Rothery, C.
Keywords: New Zealand,  National Security Framework, Intelligence and Security, Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Counter-Terrorism, Cyber Security, Defence

The Changing New Zealand National Security Environment: New Threats, New Structures, and New Research
Hoverd, W. J.
Keywords: New Zealand, National Security System, Cybersecurity, Terrorism, Climate Change, Mycoplasma bovis, Christchurch, Intelligence, New Zealand Defence Force

The Ghost of New Zealand’s Terrorism Past and Present
Battersby, J. M.
Keywords:  New Zealand, Terrorism, Left-Wing Extremism, Right-Wing Extremism, Christchurch, Suppression of Terrorism Act

Research Approaches to Terrorism: A Way Forward for New Zealand
Barnett, E. & Nelson, N. R.
Keywords: New Zealand, Terrorism, Research, Traditional Terrorism Studies, Orthodox Terrorism Studies, Critical Terrorism Studies

Counterfeiting in the Primary Industry Sector and the Threat to New Zealand’s Economy
Ball, R. & Quirke, S.
Keywords: Counterfeiting, Intellectual Property Theft, Deception, Adulteration, Tampering, Simulation, Misrepresentation, Product Fraud, Private Sector, Partnership, Primary Industry, New Zealand, Economic Motivation

Securing Public Places: New Zealand’s Private Security Sector as a National Security Enabler
Dynon, N.
Keywords: New Zealand, National Security, Counter-terrorism, Crowded places, Public spaces, Private Security, Police, Public-private Partnership


Disclaimer – Views expressed in contributions to the National Security Journal are those of the authors, they do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies.  Any errors of fact are the responsibility of the authors.

ISSN (print) 2703-1926     ISSN (online) 2703-1934