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TPT Group comprises of a Business Group and a Family Office.
Founded in 1999, TPT Group Holdings (NZ) Limited is a privately held investment company with a focus on the growth and development of a portfolio of entities in key business sectors. The group provides governance, strategy, systems and capital to allow the businesses to fulfil their market potential. The group consists of nine businesses, several leaders in their respective fields. The focus of the group is to create a great group of businesses and multiple of these are focussed on technology and future innovative products.
What we value
We are an organisation who values and supports it's people, and is committed to empowering staff to be the best of the best.
We value exponential thinking, embrace change and are always pushing boundaries to create a better future for our business, our customers, and our people. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us to make the best decisions every day, and help us define our strategy, make business decisions, and ensure everyone feels a sense of belonging and value.
Our history of growing great businesses
We invest and grow businesses in the areas of technology, innovation, property and finance. Over the last 23 years we have founded ten new start-up businesses as well as acquired 14 others. We operate from 24 office locations across New Zealand.
We began with just our founders, Mike and Terese Marr, today we employ hundreds of staff across the country, the group continues to grow with people at the centre of what we do, we believe that great teams create great businesses.
Mike was born in Pukekohe and is a New Zealand entrepreneur, he and Terese are the owners of TPT Group.
He started off his career as a young electrical apprentice and holds qualifications in electrical trade, electrotechnology, an Advanced Dip. Business, Dip. Management, Dip. Integrated Risk Management and a Dip. Project Management.
In 2020, Mike was acknowledged as a Blake Leader Awardee. This prestigious award recognises inspirational New Zealanders whose leadership style has delivered high-impact results and contributed to a more sustainable future for Aotearoa.
2017, he was one of two Global recipients of the Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion of Entrepreneurship (the first recipient to be awarded the Global honour outside of the USA). The Medallion for Entrepreneurship is awarded to noteworthy Global businesspeople who combine innovative business achievement with service to humanity. In 2014, he was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for NZ.
Mike and his wife Terese founded The Runway Foundation in 2015, a registered NZ Charitable Trust providing support for families experiencing the challenge of ADHD but also to support the wider community. While Mike leads the TPT Group business side of things, Terese leads the not for profit side.
They are both strong believers in giving back to the community and support scholarships, several charities and community initiatives, including Lifewise, Community Food Banks and Crisis Funds.
For the last 10 years TPT Group has partnered with AUT University through two scholarships. These include the TPT Group Marketing Scholarship and the TPT Group Jump Start Scholarship.
TPT Group is also a long-term participant in the AUT University Shadow a Leader programme.
Pictured Right - An AUT University produced video around the TPT Scholarships.
In 2022, we celebrated 20 years of Advanced Security and 25 years of IT Engine, several other Group businesses are also aging well with Cablenet in its third decade in business, ASG Technologies eight years, Technology Leasing 17 years, and Promessa Property Group 15 years.
A Celebration event was held in the Wintergarden Ballroom at the Civic Theatre in Auckland, attendees included long serving staff, management , directors, suppliers, and advisors. Kiwi icon Sir Dave Dobbyn and his band, as well as Cheap Sleeper, provided great entertainment.
November 2022 Celebration Event Video - 20 years of Advanced Security and 25 years of IT Engine
November 2022 Celebration Video - 20 years of Advanced
Security and 25 years of IT Engine
November 2022 Celebration Event Photos - 20 years of Advanced Security and 25 years of IT Engine
The journey continues.
IT Engine to launch IT Hub, a new innovative sector initiative
Advanced Security acquires Active Alarm Services in Invercargill
Cablenet opens office in Napier
TPT Family Office established
Promessa Property Group acquires further commercial/industrial property in Albany
TPT Group acquires Cablenet, one of the largest infrastructure and communications technology companies in the New Zealand.
Promessa Property Group acquires commercial industrial property in Hamilton and New Plymouth
Promessa Property Group acquires commercial industrial property in Tauranga, Hamilton and Napier
Joint venture company between TPT Group, Spark and KiwiRail
ASG Technologies commences futuristic transportation project
Promessa Property Group acquires commercial properties in Albany and Palmerston North
TPT Group acquires Wellington based IT Engine and merges with Sentinel, taking on the IT Engine name
TPT Group acquires Sentinel Technologies, an information technology business
Asset Insight Limited founded as an asset inspection business utilising smart technology
Advanced Security acquires Concord Security, a security integrator with offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga
The Runway Foundation founded to work in the Community with ADHD and people in need.
ASG E-Guard is founded as a technology incubator company
TPT Group Holdings (NZ) Limited entity formed as ultimate parent company for Group and independent board of directors established
Promessa Property Group acquires Matakawau Farm, Auckland
Advanced Group (NZ) Limited entity formed as head office for all ASG Businesses including Advanced Security, ASGSPL and later ASG E-Guard
Advanced Security opens office in New Plymouth
Advanced Security opens office in Palmertson North
Advanced Security opens office in Rotorua
Advanced Security acquires Vangren Technology, an Auckland electronic security integrator
Advanced Security takes over AMAC, an Auckland electronic security integrator, we takeover staff and customers
Promessa Property Group acquires Commercial/Industrial Property in Pukekohe, Auckland.
Advanced Security acquires Aspect Technology, a Waikato electronic security integrator, Hamilton & Kawerau offices are formed
Advanced Security opens an office in Taupo
MJM Electrical founded as an electrical and security contracting company
Advanced Security acquires ICL, a security integrator
Advanced Security acquires V.I.P Security in South Island
IT Engine opens office in Christchurch
Advanced Security opens office in Dunedin
Advanced Security acquires Nelbay Solutions, a security integrator in Nelson
ASG Australia Limited established, for Australian business
ASG E-Guard changes its name to ASG Technologies Limited
VigilAir Limited founded as entity for the VigilAir drone control software
Advanced Security opens office in Whangarei
Advanced Security acquires Struthers Electronics & Security, a security integrator in Christchurch
Advanced Security opens office in Napier
TPT Group Investments Limited entity formed as an external investment vehicle for Group
ASGSPL Limited is founded as a Corrections sector, electronic security integrator
Advanced Security acquires Systems.Com, an Auckland and Wellington electronic security integrator, Wellington office established
Group divests of shareholding in Total Doors & Gates
Promessa Property Group founded as a commercial and industrial property business
Total Doors & Gates Limited founded as a corporate door maintenance company
Technology Leasing (NZ) Limited founded as a technology leasing company
MJM Electrical merged into Advanced Security
Advanced Security founded through the acquisition of the Siemens Building Technologies - Northern Region NZ, a security integrator
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Promessa Property Group acquires Commercial/Industrial Property in Penrose, Auckland as well as Hamilton
Promessa Property Group acquires Commercial/Industrial Property in Grenada North, Wellington
Promessa Property Group acquires two Commercial/Industrial Property in Pukekohe, Auckland
Promessa Property Group acquires Commercial Industrial Property in Sydendam, Christchurch
Promessa Property Group acquires two commercial properties in East Tamaki, Auckland
Promessa Property Group acquires commercial industrial property in Tauranga and Taupo
Promessa Property Group acquires commercial property in Pukekohe, Auckland
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TPT Group founded
Promessa Property Group acquires further industrial property in Hamilton.
TPT Group working on Acquisition 15
Cablenet launches EnergyMax
Cablenet opens office in Palmerston North
TPT Group acquires Everlert, a security monitoring and call centre
Promessa Property Group acquires further industrial property in Christchurch