0800 42 46 43

Manual Handling Training

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.
Book a Course
Looking for work?
Looking for staff?
More about us
Contact a branch
Agoge's Story
It's better to lose one minute in life, than to lose life in a minute…
STORY: It was a busy day at the factory and Stacey was working on the floor around machinery and conveyors. Because it was such a busy day, he made a quick decision to take a shortcut across the conveyor belt system. Stacey put his foot down at the wrong place, at the wrong time. In that split second that he made the decision, his life changed forever. Stacey’s foot had become caught in the conveyor belt and it took a whole maintenance crew to get his leg out again. Later, he lost his leg below his knee. And it could...
Would you be satisfied if you had $300 billion?
The question really is… when will enough, be enough? John D. Rockefeller died nearly a century ago, with over $300 billion to his name. For us, these amounts of money are hard to imagine but did he feel like he had enough? Was he satisfied? In an interview, Rockefeller was once asked "how much more money do you need to feel satisfied?" He replied: "Just one more dollar." Jim Grafas, our General Manager at Agoge, challenges us with the idea of when will we be satisfied? Rockefeller was a very successful American businessman and philanthropist, making his wealth from the...
Job hunting tip: Do you communicate clearly?
When you come in for a job interview, you're not just there for a chit chat - you want to get the job you're being interviewed for. Right? That means its super important that you communicate as clearly as possible - right from the word go. Tell us what you've done in the past, the skills you have, anything that might help our team to find you the right role. Here at Agoge, we love matching up great people with roles they'll enjoy and help them along their career path. When you come in for an interview, we initially have...
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.