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Wanaka is a picture-perfect gem that has a pristine alpine lake as its doorstep. It is a beautiful part of the South Island and we are ready to welcome you to this great region.

Wanaka is a great place to live and work in. CrestClean Wanaka 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 Wanaka 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.

Wanaka has a thriving tourism, retail and hospitality sector with a population of 11,550.

Learn more about Wanaka at: www.lakewanaka.co.nz

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Move to Wanaka and receive up to $3,000 towards 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

Where’s Wanaka?

Wanaka is located in the Central Otago region.

Approximate travel times
  • Queenstown – 1hr 05mins drive
  • Dunedin – 3hrs 20mins drive
  • Timaru – 3hrs 11mins drive
  • Christchurch – 5hrs 11mins drive

Meet Danny, our Regional Manager for Central Otago

Danny Mastroianni

Regional Manager Central Otago

“There is plenty of work available in the Central Otago region with new franchises showing strong growth.”

“I love to focus on the human side of the business, helping Franchisees to reach their goals, while we team up to exceed customer expectations, offering them a friendly and complete solution for their cleaning needs”

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Living in Wanaka

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You’ll be spoilt for choice with Wanaka’s innovative and forward thinking full primary schools and secondary school.

One of the many benefits of living in Wanaka, for your children, are the smaller classroom sizes. Wanaka Primary School, Holy Family School, Hawea Flat School and Mt Aspiring College offer students a supportive family atmosphere where they are all recognised and encouraged to reach their full potential. 

A strong value is placed on arts and sport at Wanaka Primary School. Mt Aspiring College has achieved excellent academic results and utilises the local environment for its comprehensive Outdoor Education programme.

For more information about childcare centres, playgroups and youth groups visit: www.wanakacommunity.co.nz

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The average house price, to buy in Wanaka is $949,000, in comparison to the Auckland region where the average value is around $950,000.

The average price to rent a three-bedroom house in Wanaka ranges from $450 to $600 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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Wanaka is the gateway to Mt Aspiring National Park, known as an ‘alpine paradise’ with waterfalls, spectacular glaciers, rainforest, rivers and valleys. 

There are plenty of activities for kids, families and adults. These include walking, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, boating, fishing and Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World.

Nature made the landscape. But the people are what make Wanaka.

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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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