SAFE Investigations 

Based in the Far North with a strong Northland focus and reputation, we are experienced, honest and reliable.
 Safe Investigations are a safe set of hands for your private investigation and risk assessment needs.


 safe hands - results driven - outcome focussed

With over 21 years of Policing and investigative experience there is not much we can't do.

We specialize in a wide range of investigations and services helping individuals, companies and corporates including:

  • Fraud and theft
  • Insurance investigations
  • Scene examination and associated areas.
  • Employment investigations
  • General Crime investigation
  • Litigation Support
  • Statement taking and interviewing
  • Repossessions and debt services
  • Missing persons
  • ​Process and document serving 
  • Utility site visits 


 safe hands - prevention driven - safety focussed

With many years of risk assessment and prevention, we can help you improve your work safety.

We specialize in risk and safety culture assessments:

  • organisational assessment
  • interviewing of team members / employees
  • SWOT analysis
  • Key risk factor identification
  • Provide risk prevention and mitigation recommendations
  • Team culture and safety culture reporting
  • Improvement opportunities
  • ​Accountability checks and follow up 
  • Attending / reporting / review of workplace incidents and accidents
  • Independent review of safety reports / investigations

        (urgent response to critical incidents if required) 

About Safe Investigations


Trevor Beatson

Director - Principal Investigator Safe Investigations.

Licensed and Registered Private Investigator. Permit number 18-051298

Nauvoo Limited trading as Safe Investigations
Company Number 6318458
NZBN: 9429046205315

SAFE Investigations

Situated in Ahipara New Zealand - servicing the Far North, Northland and beyond

About Trevor.

Trevor left the NZ Police In 2017 following a lengthy 21 year career. Trevor spent the majority of that time involved in investigative work, based in both Rotorua and Kaitaia.

While in the Police Trevor supervised numerous teams and ran countless high profile and serious crime cases in both the Bay of Plenty and Northland during his 19 years in the CIB.

Since leaving the Police he has worked in operations management in the health tech and leadership space.

Trevor is well connected and regarded throughout Northland and has strong connections with the community and agencies within the Far and Mid North, but also has connections through out Northland and New Zealand.

His expertise in investigations, communications and his leadership and interpersonal skill set make the transition into private investigation seamless for him. The attributes of honesty and integrity combined with his credibility make him an asset to any organisation or individual he works with.

He has a strong commitment to resolving investigations, and enhancing safety in the workplace, particularly in the forest industry and other high risk work streams.

About our network.

Trevor  has a strong network nation and Northland wide with other investigators who support and assist Safe Investigations as and when required.

What Clients are saying...

Mike Dodds MD LAW.

Trevor was a top Detective and has now leveraged those skills and experience to be a top private investigator. He responds quickly to requests for assistance, investigates thoroughly and reports with timely phone calls, job sheets and written statements. I am impressed with Trevor's professionalism, tenacity and talent. He hit gold for me in a recent case. I highly recommend Trevor.





From the board room to the bush, city to the back blocks - we are able to connect with any audience customer or client.

Trevor has developed the ability to communicate and interact with diverse groups, cultures, professionals and individuals.. His ability to develop rapport, build relationships of trust, and communicate at any level enable him to engage and collaborate at any level, quickly and with ease.

  • Site safety visit with forestry crew
  • One on one interviews
  • Leadership direction
  • Keynote speaking to formal events and functions

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