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  • CrestClean couple join volunteers in bea...

    CrestClean business owners Dominik Drahoninsky and Barbora Opavova have been praised for their part in making a community-led beach clean-up a big success. The couple joined dozens of other volunteers to collect rubbish on Auckland’s Muriwai Beach. Event organiser Christina Norton thanked CrestClean for providing buckets and equipment as an

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  • Dual role keeps CrestClean business owne...

    Malcolm Brown is celebrating three years with CrestClean.

    Variety is the name of the game for CrestClean’s Malcolm Brown who has two very different roles within the organisation. As well as running his own successful cleaning franchise, Malcolm has another job ensuring his fellow business owners around the country have all the tools and materials needed to carry

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  • Newbies off to flying start with experie...

    Jande and Eileen Ganas with their induction trainer Samy Goundar

    CrestClean newbies Jande and Eileen Ganas have taken a real shine to their trainer Samy Goundar. The Filipino couple were put at ease by the experienced induction trainer, who takes new franchisees through the basics of cleaning. Induction training is an important part of the CrestClean franchisee training process. New

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  • Quality assurance co-ordinator celebrate...

    Woo-Sung Lee with CrestClean Regional Manager Jan Lichtwark

    “I just can’t believe how fast it’s gone,” says CrestClean’s Woo-Sung Lee as he reflected on reaching his five-year milestone with the company. The martial arts expert hit the ground running when he joined CrestClean in 2014, quickly making a big impression with his customers and CrestClean management. He had

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  • Friendships made along the way as couple...

    Binesh Naidu and Nag Mani

    It’s been seven years since they bought their business and they are in total agreement it has been one of the best decisions they’ve ever made. For Binesh Naidu and Nag Mani, their cleaning franchise means a lot more than doing a great job. Many of their Tauranga customers have

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  • New milestone as regional trainer steps ...

    A passion for training has seen Fiza Rahiman step up to the next level to a role that ensures CrestClean’s high standards are maintained. He’s now fully qualified as an assessor for franchisees taking the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. The role of an assessor involves scrutinising franchisees’ competency. Under his

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  • Jason ticks off long-term goal with appo...

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    One of CrestClean’s most experienced staff members has added another string to his bow. Jason Cheng, who is a quality assurance co-ordinator for the Waikato, is now a qualified Assessor for Master Cleaners Training Institute. Becoming an assessor has been on his radar for some time, he says. “I’ve been

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  • Stress gone after leaving corporate worl...

    Richard Kemm celebrates five years with CrestClean.

    Since joining CrestClean five years ago Richard Kemm hasn’t looked back and says it was a great move. Richard, a former business banking manager for ANZ, left his job in Hamilton and relocated to Tauranga with his wife Erika for a new start in the Bay of Plenty. His bank

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  • Business boosted after going full time w...

    Shailesh Chandra and Ravina Prasad have been with CrestClean for five years.

    Being made redundant from his full time job was just the incentive he needed to expand his already successful CrestClean business. After leaving Kiwi Bus Builders, Shailesh Chandra took the opportunity to invest further in the cleaning franchise he runs with his wife Ravina Prasad. Now overseeing a business with

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  • Battery-powered vacuum cleaner brings sa...

    Tauranga franchisees were swept up by innovation when they got a chance to try the latest products designed to make their work a whole lot easier. Among the new gear being demonstrated at a skills workshop was the upgraded battery-powered PacVac unit, which brings the freedom of vacuuming without the

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  • Milestone for business owner who enjoys ...

    He’s a talented and well respected colleague who loves to give back to others. As Fiza Rahiman clocked up 10 years’ service with CrestClean, it was his Regional Manager who summed up the standout qualities he admires in the successful Auckland business owner. “He’s hardworking, dependable and just a genuine

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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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