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Ashburton is the centre of an agricultural and pastoral farming district and one where culture is embraced and celebrated.

The ‘Multi-Cultural Bite’, held every year, is an opportunity to enjoy the food and celebrate the culture of the many diverse ethnic communities within the district.

Ashburton is a vibrant place to live and work in. CrestClean Ashburton is not just a team – we are a family, which is why if you are new to the region we will help you settle in. We will help you find a house to rent and/or buy, ensure you find your children suitable schools and we will help get your CrestClean franchise started.

There is plenty of work available in the CrestClean Ashburton region. This region is going from strength to strength which has been shown this year with the increase in growth and revenue. The increase also means there are plenty of future growth opportunities.

Ashburton’s tourism, retail and hospitality sector is thriving and the district has a population of 27,372 in comparison to Auckland that has a population of 1.377 million.

Learn more about Ashburton:

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Move to Ashburton and we’ll pay $1,000 towards your relocation costs.

CrestClean has successfully relocated more than 50 families and couples to Cromwell, Alexandra, Queenstown, Wanaka, Invercargil, Nelson, Blenheim, Hawkes Bay, Whangarei, Wairarapa, Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North, North Harbour, Hamilton, and Taupo… where each family has a busy CrestClean business.


And there may be more…

Depending on your circumstances we may be able to assist with one of these offers also:

  • No deposit finance
  • 12 months deferred payment for $10,000 of the purchase cost
  • Assistance to find a house to rent and help with your relocation arrangements
  • Local support to help you settle into your new town and your business

Enquire today via the form below.

Where’s Ashburton?

Ashburton is part of the Canterbury Region and is located 85 kilometres southwest of Christchurch.

  • Timaru – 1hr drive
  • Christchurch – 1hr 15mins drive
  • Queenstown – 4hrs 42mins drive


Meet Robert, our Regional Manager for South Canterbury


Robert Glenie

Regional Manager South Canterbury

Understanding customer’s needs and being pro-active about solving their problems are priorities for Robert Glenie.

“Promise only what you can deliver and deliver what you promise. This is the core of my business philosophy. I am looking forward to working with new franchisees and helping you strengthen and not only grow your business but yourself at the same time.”

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Living in Ashburton

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There are seven primary schools, an intermediate school and a composite school in Ashburton that cater to a wide range of learning requirements.

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The average house price, to buy in Ashburton is $373,000, in comparison to the Auckland region where the average value is around $950,000.

The average price to rent a three-bedroom house in Ashburton is around $360 per week, in comparison to the Auckland region where rent prices range from $500 to upwards of $1,000 per week.

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There are many sport and recreation opportunities available in the district.

The Ashburton Lakes – Lake Heron, Lake Camp and Lake Clearwater offer water sport and fishing opportunities. There are two golf courses and a number of walking tracks including the picturesque Mount Somers walkway. In winter, an hour inland, you will find the popular ski field Mount Hutt.

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