About Us

Max People started as a recruitment agency specialising in the construction sector. Since then, we've expanded our reach to include the agriculture, logistics, and manufacturing sectors. From our specialised teams based in Christchurch, we cater to clients all over New Zealand. Our four main divisions are designed to link exceptional talent with specific industries, offering strategies tailored to meet distinct needs.

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Trusted by the best

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Our Values


We're dedicated to finding the right match for clients and helping candidates achieve their career goals.


We care about and understand the unique needs of both clients and candidates, creating tailored solutions.


We stay positive and believe in finding the best solutions for staffing challenges and career opportunities.


We act with expertise and reliability, ensuring trust and confidence in our services from both clients and candidates.


We build strong, long-lasting relationships with clients and support candidates throughout their careers.


We provide tools and support to help candidates thrive, benefiting both their career growth and our client's success.

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Our Journey

For more than a decade, Max People has served as a trusted recruitment partner, consistently delivering tailor-made labour solutions that address the unique needs of both organisations and individuals. 

We have played a vital role in some of New Zealand's most notable projects, showcasing our unwavering commitment and extensive industry knowledge. At Max People, we do more than fill job openings; we bridge the gap between businesses and talent, creating perfect matches that drive success. 

Our strong dedication to exceptional service, coupled with our tireless pursuit of excellence, has not only secured our place in the recruitment industry but propelled us to its forefront. Trust in Max People – your partner in maximising potential and delivering superior results.

Our Mission

At Max People, our mission is to deliver a superior labour service experience by forging powerful partnerships with our clients. We strive to actively manage and enhance their workforce requirements, from strategic pre-planning to on-site delivery. We view ourselves not just as service providers, but as collaborative partners committed to driving success through optimal workforce solutions.

Our Vision

Our vision at Max People is to become the leading people solutions provider for the construction, agriculture, manufacturing, and logistics industries in New Zealand. We aspire to establish a presence in every major city, strengthening our ability to recruit and deliver exceptional talent solutions for any job, anywhere, and at any time. We are driven by the ambition not just to be part of the industry, but a defining force within it.

What a team… I’ve worked with Max People on two complex jobs now, the most recent being the Bridge of Remembrance where teamwork and communication were pivotal. Max People integrated and worked really well with our team of engineers and guys on the ground – the end result being a great working atmosphere and no issues at all. I’m working down in Queenstown now and just waiting for Max to have a presence there, too.

Trevor Watling, Site Supervisor

Downer Construction

From a budgetary capacity, the Max People's managed labour model compounded cost savings week on week enabling our Quantity Surveyor to ensure the project’s bottom line was protected at all times. They completed the work in the allocated project timelines and were adherent to the stringent on-site health and safety expectations. I look forward to working with Max People in the future and would recommend their Managed Labour model to my colleagues going forward.

Brent Cations

Project Manager, City Care/JFC Joint Venture

For Job Seekers

Are you on the hunt for a job that matches your qualifications and ambitions? You've come to the right place! With our recruitment proficiency and bespoke solutions, we'll lead you towards the next milestone in your career.

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For Clients

Max People serves as a conduit between competent candidates and clients across diverse sectors. We offer tailored labour-hire solutions designed to help you achieve your business goals. Let's elevate your business to new heights.

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