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  • CrestClean’s hand-hygiene training ses...

    A CrestClean manager has won praise from a Christchurch school principal for teaching kids about the importance of adopting good hand-hygiene habits. Gina Holland offered to run awareness sessions at Halswell Primary School after Stuart Cameron got in touch for advice following an unprecedented level of student absences due to

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  • CrestClean’s regional franchisees of t...

    CrestClean newcomers Joanne He and Terry Zhang have landed a major award in their first year of joining the company. The couple have won the title of Franchisee of the Year for Christchurch South. Their Regional Manager Gina Holland says Joanne and Terry have had an outstanding year. “They keep

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  • Maintaining high standards is Craig’s ...

    When it comes to cleaning he happily admits that he’s been known to be a tad fussy. And that’s not a bad thing says Craig Streeter, CrestClean’s newest member of the company’s Quality Assurance Co-ordinators. But having high standards hasn’t always proved the perfect recipe in terms of maintaining harmony

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  • Quality is key for Esther in her new rol...

      She might be a relative newcomer to the industry but Esther Venkataiya has achieved a lot in the three years she’s been with CrestClean. Esther is the company’s new Quality Assurance Co-ordinator covering Christchurch and South Canterbury. It’s a role she loves. “I’ve always had an eye for the

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  • Colleagues on hand to support CrestClean...

      It wasn’t just friends and relatives who celebrated with Payal Venakr and Sam Nand on their big day. Their CrestClean ‘’family’’ was also on hand to wish the happy couple well when they tied the knot in Christchurch. Payal and Sam, who bought a CrestClean business six months ago,

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  • CrestClean business owners honoured at a...

    Rajinesh Prasad and Monisha Lata, who have been business owners for three years, receive their Certificate of Long Service from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director.

    Crest business owners received awards at the company’s recent annual team meeting in Christchurch. Among the recipients were Rajinesh Prasad and his wife Monisha Lata, who were presented with a Certificate of Long Service. It’s been a busy 12 months for Rajinesh, who earlier this year was “fast tracked” to

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  • Sisters-in-law aim high with their Crest...

    Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi receive their training awards from CrestClean Managing Director Grant McLauchlan and Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager.

      Three sisters-in-law surprised their husbands by joining forces to go into business together with their own CrestClean franchise. For Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi, the decision has turned out far better than they expected. Not only are they enjoying the camaraderie, they’ve managed to achieve a much

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  • Course takes CrestClean’s carpet care ...

    He’s heard more than a few horror stories of cleaning catastrophes involving costly stuff ups with carpets when stain removal attempts have gone horribly wrong. With more than 30 years’ industry experience, there’s not much Charlie Lodge doesn’t know about carpet care. He’s a master technician and a certified Instructor

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  • New role helps maintain high quality

    His passion for the job has earned Rajinesh Prasad a new role in the team that ensures CrestClean’s quality and high standards are maintained. Such has been the commitment shown by the Christchurch North franchisee that he’s been “fast tracked” to be one of the company’s training assessors. His eye

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  • Van is just perfect fit for Crest’s fl...

    Anthony Mudaliar is pleased with the Nissan NV200 he’s bought for his CrestClean business.

    His sign-written van is the perfect advert for CrestClean’s carpet care expert in Christchurch South. When Anthony Mudaliar decided it was time for a new vehicle for his business, size and economy were high on his wish list. After deciding to retire his trusty Toyota Hiace he had a good

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  • Party sees franchisees on a roll

    Party guests at CrestClean’s festive gathering were on a roll when challenged with turning their team mates into mummies. Using loo rolls, it was a race against each other to see who could be the first to complete the task of wrapping their partners from head to toe in paper.

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  • Boy’s card inspires Crest’s business...

    When an 8-year-old wrote a heartfelt “thank you” card for his classroom cleaners he had no idea of the effect the sentiments it contained would have. The boy’s hand-written card, left for CrestClean’s Kumaran Nair and his wife Reshmi, spelled out his gratitude for the couple’s work at Christchurch’s Westburn

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