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  • Vehicle audit shows pride taken by Crest...

    The high standard of vehicles presented for an official audit of fleet vehicles in Tauranga has been praised by CrestClean’s General Manager Franchise Services. Sam Lewis says it was another example of the owner-operators being proud of how they run their businesses. “It’s great to see franchisees taking a real

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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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  • Nelson ticks the boxes for business and ...

    Ask Tracey Andersen if she thinks Nelson is a great place to live and work and she’ll rattle off a list of compelling reasons why the region “ticks all the boxes”. She says apart from being known as the sunniest region in New Zealand, the Nelson area has a lot

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  • CrestClean team’s expertise brings a s...

    A CrestClean team faced a race against the clock to ensure a landmark New Zealand company’s new extension was spotless for the building’s handover. The contract to build a new cafe and upmarket accommodation for Barkers of Geraldine went to Shore Construction. But before the finished renovation could be officially

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  • 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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  • Change of fortune puts couple on path to...

    They say in life that lucky breaks often come from something you could not have imagined. Matt Brown’s change of fortune came after he broke his leg in a workplace accident. It was while recuperating at his Nelson home that he chanced upon an advert for CrestClean franchises – and

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  • Talented young animator helps get Recycl...

    Bringing RecycleKiwi’s iconic bird character to life was a challenge budding young animator Tai Preece took in his stride. The 13-year-old Mount Maunganui College student was invited by CrestClean to apply his animation skills to the kiwi bird, the distinctive hallmark of the company’s educational programme on recycling and waste

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  • Upskilling brings personal satisfaction ...

    These CrestClean business owners turned in a polished performance at the end of an upskilling course to learn about floor care. Becoming a qualified floor specialist broadens the type of work they can now take on and means their customers can benefit as well. But making the grade requires determination

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  • Switched on couple were first to go all-...

    Former butcher Steve Kannewischer is proud to have staked a claim on being the first CrestClean franchisee to own an electric vehicle. Steve loves the fact that his Nissan Leaf is not only pollution free and good for the planet, it’s very cheap to run and is extremely reliable. “It’s

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  • CrestClean specialists help prepare comp...

    An Invercargill company preparing for the opening of its impressive new headquarters called in CrestClean experts to tackle the landmark building’s vast glass frontage. Southland Farm Machinery spokeswoman Hollie Cooper says cleaning the huge expanses of glass required a specialist knowledge and the right approach. “There’s a lot of glass

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  • Warm welcome for RecycleKiwi in Invercar...

    RecycleKiwi has landed in Invercargill with the first resource pack being presented to Invercargill’s St Theresa’s school. Principal Julian Ineson was delighted to receive the colourful box from CrestClean’s Invercargill Regional Manager Glenn Cockroft, and franchisee Kim Jin, who has just taken over the cleaning of the school in the

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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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