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Timaru is the second largest city in Canterbury with a population of 46,850. It is one of the major cargo ports of the South Island and the second largest fishing port in New Zealand.

The city has a number of open spaces, public gardens, parks and beaches including Caroline Bay, which as well as recreation and sport opportunities, offers world-class views across the sea to the distant mountains that are often covered in snow in winter.

The Timaru Botanic Gardens and the Trevor Griffiths Rose Gardens that are very popular with locals.

CrestClean Timaru 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 Timaru 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.

Learn more about Timaru:
www.timaru.govt.nz

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Move to Timaru 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 Timaru?

Timaru is located in the South Canterbury region, 157 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin.

  • Christchurch – 2hrs 15mins drive
  • Ashburton – 1hr drive
  • Dunedin – 2hrs 28mins drive

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Meet Robert, our Regional Manager for South Canterbury

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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 Timaru

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You will have plenty of choices where to send your children with a total of 28 primary, intermediate and secondary schools in the region that provide quality education as well as great support services.

For comprehensive list visit: www.school.nz/area/timaru-district

 

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The average house price, to buy in Timaru 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 Timaru ranges from $340 to $350 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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Timaru has a lot to offer when it comes to sport and recreation.

Caroline Bay is a popular recreation area and outdoor events centre.

There is a children’s playground, two free barbecues, outdoor gym equipment, large open spaces and plenty of infrastructure to support its various uses. There are also beach volleyball courts, mini golf, tennis courts, a skate park and a small train offering rides. There are also a number of walks.

Roses in the Trevor Griffiths Rose Gardens flower from November to July. Public artworks such as sculptures and a mural, along with items of historical significance make a visit to Caroline Bay a culture and educational experience.

Learn more about Caroline Bay at: www.timaru.govt.nz/community/recreation/parks-and-sports-facilities/popular-parks/caroline-bay

Timaru is also home to the South Canterbury Museum and the South Island’s third largest art museum – The Aigantighe Art Gallery.

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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.

 

Relocate to one of New Zealand’s regional cities

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

 

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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