About AWF Madison 2019-06-20T11:08:11+13:00

About AWF Madison Group Limited

AWF Madison Group has grown to become New Zealand’s largest recruitment company and the only staffing provider listed on the NZX.

It comprises four trading entities; AWF, Madison, Absolute IT and JacksonStone & Partners; with capability spanning all aspects of executive, commercial and industrial recruitment services including permanent, temporary and contractor assignments. Collectively, these operations include 36 branches, employ close to 330 full time staff and deploy up to 5,000 temporary staff and contractors daily.

Our focus continues to be on growing the strong footprint of each entity in their respective sectors, while also developing opportunities for a combined, complementary service offering to key clients and prospects with diverse recruitment requirements.


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Our Approach

To be the leading provider of quality recruitment and staffing solutions to New Zealand business
  • Quality customer service
  • Operational performance
  • Investment in our people
  • Growth & innovation
  • Delivering shareholder value
Our objective is to drive growth and maximise shareholder value in the long-term through investments in strategies that will grow the business – including strategic acquisitions, attracting top leadership talent and investment in market leading systems and technology to best meet the needs of clients and candidates now, and into the future.

Our Businesses


Previously known as Allied Work Force, AWF is the traditional blue collar temporary labour provider of the Group. AWF provides semi-skilled and skilled, predominantly temporary staff to industry across the country through a network of over 30 branches. It makes up to 3,500 temporary placements per day; serving a client base that extends across all aspects of industry. It has a strong focus on the construction, infrastructure development, manufacturing, food processing, timber processing and waste management sectors.

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Madison Recruitment

Madison is a generalist white collar recruitment provider to the public and private sectors. Its client base covers a wide range of central and local government business together with a strong corporate sector presence in Health, Insurance, Telco and Banking amongst others. Madison has approximately 1,100 temporary staff and contractors working weekly and over 1,500 permanent placements annually via five locations in Auckland Central, South Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.

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Absolute IT

Absolute IT caters to the specific recruitment needs of the ICT sector – from resourcing large transformation programmes in the public sector to sourcing world class developers for start-ups and data analysts for large corporates. Their specialist recruiters provide permanent and contractor staffing services New Zealand wide from their offices in Wellington, Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch.

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JacksonStone & Partners is a multi-disciplinary agency, offering full-service executive search, recruitment and contracting solutions, consulting services and project management of change programmes. Located in Wellington, the JacksonStone & Partners team cover all disciplines up to chief executive and board appointments across the private, public and NGO sectors. They have the capability and experience to identify and place talent nationally and internationally.

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