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Enjoy Nelson’s beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative, local culture. Nelson has a rich cultural heritage, which is one of many reasons why it is a great region to live and work in.

CrestClean Nelson 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.

Nelson is the sunniest region in New Zealand and is situated at the top north-west of the South Island. There are many idyllic coastal spots waiting for you to explore including the Abel Tasman Coast Track, Nelson Lakes National Park, Kahurangi National Park, the Tonga Island Marine Reserve and more.

There is plenty of work available in the CrestClean Nelson 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.

Nelson has a steady tourism, retail and hospitality sector with a population of about 50,000.

Learn more about Nelson at:

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Move to Nelson and receive up to $3,000 towards relocation costs

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

You will be provided with local training and a full local induction to your business, and then guided to growing the business to become successful CrestClean franchise owner.

We have immediate start opportunities available in Nelson now.


Join our Accelerated Growth Programme

We use this programme to grow our franchisees businesses to higher levels of revenue. We work hard with you on the establishment of your business, and we help you to reach your agreed level of contacts as fast as we can. Then subject to your capacity, we grow your business further, supplying you with more contracts. The franchise establishment fee for the increased turnover is deferred for 12-months. The means you have the benefits of more cashflow, which is important if you are wanting to quickly grow a larger scale business.


Specialist Services

There is opportunity to offer our specialised services of Pure Water Window Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning and Hard Floor Care and Maintenance. The services return a high hourly rate, and there is plenty of market demand in the Central Otago region. We offer comprehensive training programmes so you are fully prepared with the appropriate skills and Health and Safety systems.


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 Nelson?

Nelson is located on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay.

Approximate travel times
  • Auckland – 75 minutes (direct flight)
  • Wellington – 35 minutes (direct flight)
  • Christchurch – 50 minutes (direct flight)
  • Picton – less than 2 hours drive

Meet Barbara de Vries, our Regional Master Franchisee for Nelson

“I enjoy working with a lot of different people and CrestClean has given me the opportunity to grow within the company.”

“There are great cleaning business opportunities in Nelson. My ambitions for the future are to help people within CrestClean to set and achieve their goals, giving them a hand up which in turn helps me to achieve my own goals.”

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Barbara de Vries

Living in Nelson

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Nelson has a fine range of education centres and training schools that cater to a wide range of interests, learning requirements and career opportunities and provide quality education, excellent study opportunities and great support services.

There are 23 schools in the Nelson region. Nelson College is New Zealand’s oldest state school that embraces its rich heritage of tradition.

Find more information about education in Nelson here:


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The average house price, to buy in Nelson is $580,000, in comparison to the Auckland region where the average value is around $950,000.

The average price to rent a three-bedroom house in Nelson is around $450 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 is something for everyone to do in Nelson – from photographing stunning scenery and admiring sea views to exploring the creative flair on show at the World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars Museum.

When it comes to stunning scenery and sea views, you can’t go past the Abel Tasman Coast Track, which is also known as one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. The Nelson Lakes National Park is spectacular with mountain ranges, remote lakes and an alpine pass. You can also do a spot of trout fishing at Lake Rotoroa.

Kahurangi National Park is home to some of the country’s oldest rocks, strangest plants and rarest birds. Dolphins, penguins and seals can be spotted as you kayak, snorkel or dive around the Tonga Island Marine Reserve.

There is also the Nelson market, which is very popular with locals and tourists.

Learn more about Nelson’s attractions:

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Learn about other regions in this offer

With waiting lists to buy a franchise in larger regions like Auckland and Wellington, many people have accepted our offer of relocation assistance to buy in one of our smaller regions.

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