Auckland South News

  • CrestClean regional manager takes top ti...

    CrestClean’s Viky Narayan is on cloud nine today after picking up the title of Regional Master Franchisee of the Year. Judges for the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards praised Viky for operating “a high-performing and very well managed regional master franchise”. Viky, who is CrestClean’s Auckland South Regional Manager, is

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  • Accountant’s cleaning business benefit...

    When she bought a CrestClean business 10 years ago Agnes Vasquez had her children’s future job prospects firmly in mind. Agnes, who at the time was working as an accountant at a large independent secondary school in Auckland, figured that by involving her teenage children in the new venture it

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  • CrestClean? It’s chef’s recipe f...

    A chef found joining CrestClean to be the perfect recipe for a rewarding job that’s also given him a great work/life balance. Not only has he made a sizzling success of his business, Mohammed Ali says he’s far less stressed these days and he gets to enjoy a lot more

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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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  • Minister thanks CrestClean for its commi...

    A Government Minister has acknowledged CrestClean for its commitment to the New Zealand Principals’ Federation after the company reached a 10-year milestone as key sponsors. Associate Minister of Education Jenny Salesa made a special point of passing on her thanks when she met CrestClean’s Auckland South Regional Manager Viky Narayan

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  • Principal off to conference after winnin...

    She was lost for words after a surprise win that has paved the way for her to attend the New Zealand Principals’ Federation conference in Wellington. Paula Sadgrove, principal of Mercer School, had just about forgotten she’d entered a CrestClean promotion when the company’s Auckland South Regional Manager Viky Narayan

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  • CrestClean supports church fundraiser

    Norah Greyling, Admin Manager at Manukau City Baptist Church, with Denise Snook, who is in charge of the children’s ministry.

      CrestClean’s South Auckland Regional Manager Viky Narayan has donated two prizes for a church fundraiser that aims to generate cash to assist with the running costs of its community programmes. The Family Lifecare Centre at Manukau City Baptist Church will be putting on a special night called ‘It’s in

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 21-year anniversaries to celebrate for C...

    Crest’s Managing Director Grant McLauchlan with Frucor’s Jackie Rzepka and Viky Narayan, CrestClean’s Regional Manager South Auckland.

      Twenty one years was a talking point when CrestClean’s boss dropped in on one of the company’s high-profile customers. CrestClean is marking 21 years of providing a professional cleaning services to its customers throughout the country. So when Managing Director Grant McLauchlan paid a courtesy visit to food manufacturer

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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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