Auckland East News

  • Former senior police officer loves runni...

    A former senior police officer is celebrating 10 years’ long service with CrestClean. Vijay Nand is originally from Fiji where he was a superintendent of police. Before arriving in New Zealand in 2003 he spent two years with the United Nations working as regional commander in Bosnia. He decided to

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  • Business ownership helps couple move up ...

    Buying a home of your own is a major achievement but imagine the satisfaction of being mortgage-free years earlier than you expect. That’s the situation CrestClean business owners Madukesh Kumar and Irene Roshni were able to achieve, helped by the extra income generated by their cleaning franchise. During the daytime

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  • Top marks from school principal

    Sunny Singh with Belinda Johnston, Principal at Anchorage Park Primary School.

    Nothing is ever too much trouble for Sunny Singh at Auckland’s Anchorage Park Primary School, says delighted principal Belinda Johnston. Belinda has been singing the praises of the hardworking CrestClean business owner. “Sunny is always positive and caring, his presentation is smart and his team are polite. They are just

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  • Shiva’s the hero of the day after leak...

    An Auckland doctor has paid a heartfelt tribute to CrestClean business owner Shiva Nacker for his quick response after a burst pipe flooded his surgery. Shiva rushed to Flat Bush Medical Centre after receiving a plea for help in an early morning call from GP Dr Hubert D’Cruze, who had

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  • Owners praised as vehicle audit goes ahe...

    The heavens may have opened on the day but the wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of business owners at CrestClean’s biggest vehicle audit. Sam Lewis, CrestClean’s General Manager Franchise Services, says the venue provided by Alsco’s Fresh & Clean central Auckland site meant the essential checks could be carried

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  • Big tick of approval for CrestClean

    CrestClean’s high level of service received a big tick of approval by the signing of a new contract at Mission Heights Junior College. It follows the college’s decision to give the go-ahead for CrestClean to play a bigger part in the cleaning arrangements at the Auckland school. Linda Hill, CrestClean’s

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  • Couple now own a six figure business aft...

    Biren Kumar and his wife Swaran came from Fiji with nothing. Ten years on they are now running a successful CrestClean business.

      A couple who refused to let cruel thieves ruin their dream to move to New Zealand are celebrating 10 successful years with CrestClean and now own a six-figure business. Biren and Swaran Kumar had been left penniless when their home was burgled just days before they were due to

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  • It’s pass the parcel as Crest’s hamp...

    Linda Hill, Crest’s Auckland East Regional Director, with Margaret Walker and the prize hamper.

    It was third time lucky when a prize hamper donated by CrestClean went through several pairs of hands before a deserving winner was finally found. The box of luxury goodies had been up for grabs during a conference attended by members of Howick Pakuranga Principals’ Association. Delegates visiting the CrestClean

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  • Meet CrestClean’s new regional manager...

    Linda Hill is loving her new role as CrestClean’s Auckland East regional manager.

      Ask her what she enjoys most about being in sales and you might be a little surprised by the answer. Linda Hill, CrestClean’s new Auckland East regional manager, says there’s no better feeling than seeing a potential customer go from grumpy to gleeful when their problem is solved. “I

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  • Maintaining CrestClean’s high quality ...

    Vaughn Chiplin is CrestClean’s latest Quality Assurance Co-ordinator.

      They might be as different as chalk and cheese but the roles of firefighter and cleaner have similarities, says CrestClean’s Vaughn Chiplin. Health and safety and regular upskilling were core features of his 21-year career as a firefighter – and it’s the strong emphasis Crest puts on those values

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  • School puts on special morning tea to th...

    Brian Bayly, Macleans Primary School principal, presents a card and gift voucher to CrestClean’s Kamal Jeet Singh.

      Kamal Jeet Singh was showered with compliments about his dedication to the job during a special morning tea put on in his honour by an Auckland school. The CrestClean business owner has been looking after Macleans Primary School for the past 16 years. Kamal is handing over the cleaning

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  • Auckland party sees biggest gathering of...

    It was the biggest ever gathering of CrestClean personnel when 380 business owners and their employees from the Auckland region came together for the annual Team Meeting. The event, at the city’s Alexandra Park, marked a stellar year for the Auckland business owners and saw a number of long service

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