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New Zealand's leading provider of workers for stadiums, major events & conferences

From small catering events to stadiums we've got you covered. Over a million shifts have been completed on Sidekicker and counting.

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We have thousands of pre-qualified temporary staff ready to go

Exhibition Stand Builders
Exhibition Stand Builders
Ticketing Staff
Ticketing Staff
Event Assistants
Event Assistants
Promo Staff
Promo Staff
Event Set Up & Pack Down
Event Set Up & Pack Down
F&B Staff
F&B Staff
Bar Staff
Bar Staff
Chefs - all levels
Chefs - all levels
Kitchen Hand/stewards
Kitchen Hand/stewards
Counter staff, cashiers
Counter staff, cashiers
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Qualified, productive & reliable workers

Comprehensive screening
Every Sidekick passes our rigorous screening process including interviews, document checks, OH&S and tailored inductions

Worker profiles drive accountability
Workers are rated and reviewed after every shift. You can see their reliability score on their profile and staff are incentivised to perform on every shift. Unlike traditional temporary hospitality or event agencies you choose who works in your business.

Talent pools drive retention
Drive retention and continuity of your favourite workers – customers have increased retention by as much as 70%.

Quick and simple to use

Industry leading fill rates
Make a request at any time of day or night and it is instantly sent to available workers, making our fill rates the fastest in the industry.

You’re in control
Choose to select Sidekicks from available workers or have our system do it for you.

We’re there every step of the way
Our 24/7, 365 day local support team is there to support you, whenever you need it.


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Pay less for more

Save 30% on recruitment agency fees
Unlike a traditional temporary hospitality or event agency we don’t have a branch network or require recruiters to fill all your requests. Our investment in innovation allows us to pass on cost savings to you.

Set the rates you want to pay
Our pricing engine allows you to control what workers are paid above the modern awards.

Improved compliance
Digital compliance systems give you security that everyone who works for you is qualified, safe to work and being paid correctly.

Gain access to skills tested Sidekicks, like the ones below!

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Using multiple agencies and sick of the inconsistent workflows?

No more calling and emailing to fill shifts and waiting on replies. All your agency shifts in one place. Check out Sidekicker's Multi Agency Platform.

Don’t take our word for it

Sidekicker helps companies deal with the ever changing demands for staff by combining a high quality workforce, with powerful tooling, real time data and insights.

this is the most cost effective temporary staff company in Auckland. We love using Sidekicker and their team!

Exhibition Hire Services

As a frequent user of Sidekicker, I have found that their technology is extremely easy to use and functional for all.

Trust Arena

Sidekicker is a partnership made in heaven–it’s really how casual staffing should be done.

Ticketek

Frequently asked questions

Do you offer a managed service for large events?

Yes! We provide fully managed and customised solutions to help every business get the most out of their hourly workforce, no matter how large or complex. You still get all the benefits of our platform compared to traditional temporary staffing agencies.

Can you work with large complex workforces?

Yes! Sidekicker works with some of the largest businesses in the industry. We can customise our delivery and platform to suit your needs whether it be for 20 Sidekicks or 200.

How do you pre-screen staff?

All temporary staff are screened by our specialist onboarding team and must create a detailed profile listing their experience and any certifications. Unlike a traditional temporary staffing agency you are able to see all of this information before accepting them onto your premise.

How does pricing work?

Sidekicker charges a service fee on top of the hourly rate to the worker, superannuation and other statutory charges. Pricing is clearly stated before you submit your booking request.If you have large or recurring needs we can offer custom pricing. We often find we can save our customers up to 30% compared to traditional temporary staffing agencies.

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