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  • Secret to a happy marriage? Become a Cre...

    A married couple who bought a CrestClean business discovered a surprise bonus – it’s been a real tonic for their relationship! Vikashni Prasad says working with her husband Atish Kishore has brought them even closer. “I think CrestClean has changed our life.” During the daytime Atish has a job as

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  • Put customers first: Top tips from a suc...

    A new chapter is about to begin for successful CrestClean business owner Rakesh Bhan. After 12 years at the top of his game, the Tauranga franchisee is hanging up his cleaning gear for good to start a new business venture with his wife Mohini. The couple, who fled Fiji in

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  • Long service award for regional manager...

    It’s said that time flies when you’re having fun. CrestClean’s Caroline Wedding says the past seven years have gone by in a flash. “It just seems like yesterday that I came on board with CrestClean,” added Caroline, the company’s Auckland West Regional Manager. Caroline loves her role and has enjoyed

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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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  • Industry experts share top tips with new...

    Jason Cheng (left) and Pinakin Patel with CrestClean personnel attending the training event run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

      CrestClean newbies attending a key training course had two of the best operators in the business to learn from. The Master Cleaners Training Institute Module 1 programme was delivered by Jason Cheng assisted by Pinakin Patel. Jason has his own CrestClean cleaning business but he’s also one of the

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  • Home dream for new business owners

    Dhaval Amin and Aakanksha Patel have just joined CrestClean and been praised for their commitment.

      For Dhaval Amin it was a case of “try before you buy” when he began looking for a business that would generate enough extra income for a deposit on a home. Like so many other young Auckland couples, Dhaval and his wife Aakanksha Patel’s hopes of being homeowners seemed

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  • Carpet care helps boost his business

    CrestClean’s Sudhir Saksena is not a person to rest on his laurels – he’s grown his business tenfold in just four years. Sudhir joined CrestClean in 2014 and focused his efforts on his cleaning business in the evenings while holding down a fulltime day job as a delivery driver. But

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  • Trish finds her niche volunteering after...

    Trish Richards presents a vacuum sealer to Wayne Moss, a team leader at Loaves and Fishes.

      A rallying call encouraging CrestClean’s Nelson personnel to help out in their local community struck a chord with Trish Richards. Trish, who has undertaken volunteer work for charitable organisations before, dropped in on Loaves and Fishes, a community meals project in central Nelson. “I enjoy helping out where there’s

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  • Business owners drive CrestClean’s suc...

    CrestClean’s Managing Director heaped praise on the company’s local business owners at the annual team meeting in Rotorua. Grant McLauchlan said the company’s turnover has grown by 12.4 percent nationally in the past financial year and the Rotoura region had played an important part in that increase. “We’ve become a

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  • Kia ora! Posters help schools celebrate ...

    Hundreds of schools around New Zealand are getting an early heads up from CrestClean that Maori Language week kicks off on Monday. Primary schools in each of the regions that CrestClean operates in have been sent packs of our popular schools posters in te reo Maori. The colourful posters, which

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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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  • Junior players put in a polished perform...

      A CrestClean sponsored rugby team shone on the day as they rose to the challenge by winning a major tournament. The Metro Blue rugby team is coached by CrestClean’s Dunedin Regional Manager Tony Kramers, with his wife Nicky overseeing the management tasks. The young players won by 15-12 in

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