Who we are
Our vision is "People Matter Do Good."
Our people are the heart of our vision and as a social enterprise, Agoge's core purpose for making money is to do good. Read more here.
What we do
Forklift training to truck licences; looking for a job or need staff? We can help! We do training and recruitment for the transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries.
Why I’m not going to give 110% and neither should you…
Guest Blog: What do you really mean when you promise to give 110 percent? Our General Manager Jim Grafas questions the cliché. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard this line in an interview: ‘I’ll give 110%’… It has to be one of the most common go-to statements around, and while I understand why people say it, it just never sits right with me... In my eyes, people generally mean one of two things when pledging 110% I will give 110% of me. This is what I think most people mean. The problem with this is I...
Why you should love being wrong
Guest Blog: Agoge CEO Andrew Nicol shares why sometimes it's right to be wrong. I love being wrong. No actually that’s a lie! Being wrong, is no fun, frustrating, and outright embarrassing. Yet, I don’t hate being wrong either. As children, most of our learning occurred as a result of being wrong. It’s weird then that most adults I know try to avoid being wrong, and in doing so miss incredible opportunities to discover new forms of right. We have grown to believe that being right about everything is good. It’s NOT. If we are never wrong, we are never...
The Power of Laughter: When Work Meets Play
In their lifetime, the average person will spend 32,098 hours eating. 229,961 hours will be spent snoozing and 80,486 hours spent watching TV - the time equivalent of watching every Friends episode over 838 times! You’ll even spend 7,161 hours of your precious time in the bathroom! But what’s really staggering is the amount of time the average person will spend at work, a huge 90,000 hours. The saying goes: if you find a job you’ll love, you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Seeing as you’ll probably spend more time working, thinking about work, and traveling...
To legally operate a forklift in New Zealand you need to be certified, whether thats just an OSH certificate or an F endorsement too. At Agoge, we make sure you are compliant. Learn more...
We offer NZ Transport Agency approved heavy truck licencing, with courses as little as three days! Class 2, class 4, and class 5 licence courses are offered, from learners through to full licence. Learn more...
What do I need to drive a Forklift in NZ?
Heavy machinery generally falls into one of three areas, either it moves on: wheels, tracks, or rollers. To operate any of these you are required to have a W, T or R endorsement. Learn more...
Anyone transporting large quantities of dangerous or hazardous goods by road in New Zealand needs a dangerous goods 'D' endorsement. It is required even to carry shampoo in large amounts! Learn more...
Looking for staff?
People are the key drivers to a successful business. So it's critical that you get the right people for the right job at the right time. We'll place the right people to fit into your culture - guaranteed.
From warehouse to delivery, permanent to temporary staff, we focus totally on your needs. All of our systems, processes and recruitment techniques are geared towards finding the right staff, with the right skills that fit into your culture.
Learn more about how Agoge can help...
We have efficient Truck Drivers, Couriers, Dispatch Workers and many other temp and relief staff skilled in road transport operations.
We pick great Forklift Operators, Process Workers, Devanners, Team Leaders, Operations Support and other staff for warehousing, logisitics and supply chain roles.
We deliver great Concrete Truck Drivers, Tipper Operators, STMS Roller Digger Load Operators, Dispatchers and Labourers to great companies.
Looking for work?
We specialise in matching great people with great jobs... temporary or permanent, we can connect you with a great NEWJOB. If you're looking for work, need a change, maybe a pay rise? You're at the right place! The job categories that we service are:
- Driving jobs - all classes
- Dispatch positions
- Courier positions
- Forklift Operator jobs
- Warehouse positions
- Devanning jobs
- Support positions
Do these roles sound like the change you're looking for? To see what we currently have available click here
, and send your CV in to apply.