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.
The Power of Unexpected Encouragement
Guest blog: Agoge CEO Andrew Nicol shares what being encourgaed by a complete stranger taught him. I was fading. The motivation to finish strongly had all but gone. My pace had already faded from run to jog, and I was on the verge of walking home. At just the right moment I saw a middle-age Māori guy waiting for his bus. As I jogged toward him, we lift our heads to acknowledge each other, as guys do. As I continued to labour toward him something profoundly unexpected happened. He held out his hand for a high-five. I took it. Smiled....
The Night Shift Survival Guide
If starting work while the rest of us sleep is your norm, this guide is for you! In order to Be Harmless and keep safe when working shifts it’s important to take the best care of yourself that you can. Check out these tips to help you sleep long, and prosper. Stick to a schedule If you think the recommended average of 8 hours sleep a day sounds ridiculous, you’re not alone -shift workers often struggle to get enough sleep. It’s difficult to do if you’re working a mix of day and night shifts, but getting into a routine of...
Tim Tams or Time Management?
It’s 11am on a Tuesday morning. You’re sitting in an interview room, thinking to yourself that things are going great. You’ve shaken off your initial nerves and talked about the skills you can bring to the company. Overall, you’re feeling awesome! Then, just as things are wrapping up, the interviewer asks one final question, “What’s your greatest weakness?” Uh… The last thing you want is to be stunned into silence when faced with this tricky question, but how are you meant to answer it without crushing your chances of getting the job? This is where you face an important decision:...
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.