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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 manual handling; looking for a job or need staff? We can help! We do training and recruitment for the transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries.
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Agoge's Story

How to get through night-shift
Night shift is a challenge and takes determination to get into a routine and get the body functioning like an owl. Here are some tips to help you get through your night shift: 1. Eat regular healthy snacks throughout the shift will keep your energy levels up compared to having a big meal before you start. 2. Just keep moving. On breaks, go for a walk, exercise or stretch to keep the blood flowing and keep your mind awake. 3. Chat your way through work. Talk to those around you to prevent you and them from dozing off. 4. 30...
5 Ways to create Team Culture
Our All Blacks weren't always as good as they are now, even being labelled 'drunk and disorderly' on the field. So what was the secret to the team doing a full 180 and winning two World cups back to back? Introduce Graham Henry with one focus- CULTURE! Without culture in the team, no one will understand how to work together. The day will drag on, into a week, into a month and into people despising their job and not performing to their potential. Try these 5 ways to create a team culture in your workplace. 1. Educate your team on...
How to look after your arms and legs on the forklift
It was nerve racking learning something new. You felt like you were at the bottom of the hierarchy, a newbie. The instructor explained how to use a forklift and went through all the health and safety hazards and how important it was to stay inside the safe zone if you wanted to keep your arms and legs intact. You made sure to learn each safety precaution so you could pass your test, gain a forklift operator's certificate and stay safe while using one. Then you were allowed to use the forklift at work, moving on up the ranks. Starting off...
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...
Agoge Training's latest course will improve your lifting technique to help you prevent injuries and stay safe at work. A great course structure with 4 simple manual handling techniques. Learn more...

What forklift training do I need to operate 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...
Successful businesses have at their centre an engaged, valued team of people. Often recruitment companies can treat people like numbers, we think that’s sad. People are our first priority, and always will be.
That means that we strive to do the best we can to care for and value our team of onsite staff as we live our vision.
We understand that for our clients, just getting someone into the role isn't the best solution. We know the cost of recruitment is not just finding someone, it's also making sure they become productive quickly and that they stay. Our onsite staff actively live our vision and 'be' values when they're out on site.
To find out more about Agoge Recruitment click here.

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