Central Otago News

  • End to ‘sleepless nights’ after Cres...

    CrestClean has received glowing praise from a Wanaka school after it took over the cleaning contract earlier this year. Ronnie Moffat, Property Manager at Mount Aspiring College, says employing CrestClean’s services has finally given him peace of mind the job is at last in good hands. In an email to

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  • School has big focus on creating cleaner...

    Students and staff at Queenstown’s Shotover Primary School have been doing their bit to help CrestClean personnel create a cleaner and tidier environment. CrestClean Central Otago Regional Manager Danny Mastroianni has been working closely with school property manager David White to bring greater efficiencies in the cleaning. Students are encouraged

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  • Floor care training programme puts franc...

    A training venue threw up a tough challenge for CrestClean franchisees learning the latest techniques in floor care. Dan Pariachi, a trainer for Master Cleaners Training Institute, says layers of old polish on the floor of a hall at Cromwell College he was using to demonstrate stripping and polishing required

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  • Real life ‘cleaning fairies’ work th...

    Do you believe in the cleaning fairies? Delighted staff members at Kidsfirst Kindergarten Maniototo certainly do. Just ask head teacher Debbie McNally what she thinks of the service provided by CrestClean’s Nathalie and Raymond Daniels. “They are excellent, and they are like cleaning fairies. I love them so much,” she

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  • Crest-sponsored rugby programme ramps up

    CrestClean’s community programme to boost junior rugby has taken off as ex-Highlanders player John Leslie prepares to deliver the next round of his unique training sessions. John, a former Scotland international, is touring the country visiting rugby clubs and local parks with a new series of free workshops for volunteer

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  • Central Otago ticks all the right boxes

    Flexible working hours and being her own boss ticked all the boxes for Bernie Brown when she found her perfect job in Central Otago. Bernie purchased a small CrestClean franchise in Alexandra where she lives – but just three months on and she’s already looking at expanding her business. And

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  • School grateful for Crest’s help in bu...

    When James Dixon was asked if he could help out to get a school’s community project across the line he didn’t need to think twice. With his two children attending Clyde School, CrestClean’s Central Otago Regional Manager knew that fundraising and financial support was key to providing much-needed extra facilities.

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  • Beanies a hit with kids

    CrestClean’s Central Otago Regional Manager James Dixon didn’t have to look far to catch the culprits who claimed some newly purchased winter headgear. James had just opened the box containing six CrestClean Beanies when the smart new hats caught the attention of his youngsters, Luca, 7, and Elina, 6. And

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  • Life rocks in Wanaka when you’re your ...

    Danny Mastroianni has two big loves in his life – Wanaka and his Venezuelan girlfriend. The young Uruguayan fell for her when he stopped off in Caracas during a mammoth year-long cycle tour of South America. But although he was smitten, he soon found himself missing the former life he

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  • CrestClean Wanaka, a professional approa...

    For Bev Hopgood, the “instant gratification” she receives once she’s cleaned her customers’ premises is one of the many things she enjoys about being part of Crest. “I enjoy being part of Crest. It is a great team. I enjoy doing a good job and looking after my customers,” she

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  • Hard Floor qualification gained

    British Institute of Cleaning Sciences (BICSc) training certificates were among those presented to franchisees at the Central Otago team meeting. The meeting was held at the Golden Gate Lodge in Cromwell on August 25. Regional Manager James Dixon and James Sukhwant received certificates for completing their BICSc two day Hard

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  • Customer care a priority for franchisees

    Interacting with customers is one of many aspects James and Patricia Sukhwant enjoy about their job. Based in Queenstown, the husband and wife team have owned their CrestClean franchise for two and a half years. “We really enjoy interacting with our customers,” Patricia says. “We always ask how they are

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