2018 – November

2018 – November

Paragon named in the top 10 Safest Places to Work Awards, over some 1200 business in the small business category https://www.safe365.co.nz/news/2018-sptw-finalists-announced/

2018 – October

Paragon awarded another nationwide 6 year major contract

2017

Paragon wins a long term nationwide contract that reinforces our network of agents throughout New Zealand

2016

Paragon open our full-time South Island office, run by Steve Williams with agents to assist throughout the entire South Island

2015

Paragon give expert opinion on TV, Radio and Newspaper media covering topics such as Employee Theft, Court Process, the life of a PI and other industry topics

2014

New Website launched to reflect our evolving business and growth in the marketplace

2014 – June

Paragon opens a new office in Tauranga

2013

Wayne Kiely appointed as General Manager responsible for the day to day running of the Paragon team

2012

Paragon reappointed as preferred provider to Employers and Manufacturers Association

2011

New ‘Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010’ commences and Paragon feature on TV3 with specialist surveillance operators and equipment ready for the new Act

2011

Memorial service for Lee Sheppard, a 6 year Cold Case solved by Ron McQuilter and re-affirmed by a Jury Inquest in London in Feb 2011

2010

Paragon partners with several other websites and appoints dedicated vetting officers to Paragon’s in-house secure Vetting Services

2010

Paragon wins top award by National Business Review

2009

Ron McQuilter wins the IBANZ ‘Insurance Investigator of the Year’ award

2009

Paragon responsible for a $3 Million recovery for a client

2009

In New Zealand Paragon plays a significant role in identifying and capturing one of the world’s biggest welfare cheats with $3.6 Million recovered

2008

Paragon awarded several national contracts

2007

Paragon expands its network of investigators, now able to deal with investigations in any part of New Zealand

2006

Bryan Mogridge is appointed as chairman of our Board of Directors, Atul Mehta, partner at Markham’s Accountants, is appointed a Director of our Board

2005

Paragon moves into the ‘Paragon Building’ in Albany

2004

Ron re-brands ‘The Investigation Bureau’ as ‘Paragon Risk’

1994

Ron’s business, ‘The Investigation Bureau’, now the largest private investigation agency in New Zealand

1983

Ron McQuilter arrives in New Zealand and starts working as a private investigator

1974

Legislation is enacted to form the ‘Private Investigators and Security Guards Act 1974’