Auckland North Shore News

  • School embraces RecycleKiwi as resources...

    CrestClean’s RecycleKiwi programme has really struck a chord with teachers at an Auckland school. After a RecycleKiwi resource pack was delivered to Red Beach School a “thank you” card was left for CrestClean business owner Naresh Mani, who takes care of the school’s cleaning. Red Beach teacher Lisa Davies told

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • PestCo’s expert busy as rat numbers es...

    PestCo Service Technician Mike Wills says he’s busier than previous years dealing with rats and mice.

    PestCo’s hotline has reported a surge in calls to deal with rats as hungry rodents head indoors as winter sets in. Rat numbers have exploded throughout the country after a long and dry spell of warm weather. While Kiwis enjoyed the record-breaking summer, a downside was it created ideal breeding

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  • It’s just not cricket: Insect his bugb...

    PestCo service technician Mike Wills is definitely not a cricket fan – when it comes to his job that is. Forget about the popular game, it’s the tiny insects that have been his constant bugbear over the dry, warm months of summer and autumn. For crickets have been swarming to

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  • Specialist training after dental contrac...

    CrestClean personnel were champing at the bit to start work on a new contract to provide cleaning services for dental clinics throughout the Auckland region. The teams underwent a training day for some site-specific training and induction. The work requires high standards of hygiene to be maintained at 42 sites

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  • Business owners celebrate 15 years each

    Between them these Auckland business owners have 60 years’ experience of being at the top of their game. And their dedication to CrestClean was marked by long service awards being presented by CrestClean’s Managing Director Grant McLauchlan. Each recipient has been with company for 15 years, the achievement all the

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  • Mice season triggers urgent warning

    PestCo’s Mike Wills has a tiny destructive house invader firmly in his sights. With winter around the corner, Mike is warning people to take action now to avoid having a family of unwelcome guests invading a home or business property. When cold weather arrives it’s a strong signal for mice

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  • Home overrun by roach invaders

    PestCo’s Mike Wills thought he’s seen it all. Dealing with cockroaches is all part of his job as PestCo’s Service Technician – but what happened during a visit to a Tauranga home stunned the experienced bug expert. He was carrying out a treatment for spiders and cockroaches at the rural

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  • Mayor’s role in Crest’s Environmenta...

    Auckland’s Mayor has played a key role in CrestClean’s tribute to school staff who helped pave the way to the company gaining Environmental Choice accreditation. Phil Goff presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Leyette Callister, Principal of Howick Primary School. An Environmental Choice assessor visited the school to monitor a

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  • Act now to prevent a rat invasion

    PestCo Service Technician Mike Wills is waging war on rodents as cooler conditions see a surge in rats seeking indoor shelter. Mike is warning business owners to take action now to avoid the pain of costly repairs caused by rats destroying property as they build inside nests with the approach

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