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  • Jacinda makes their day with selfies for...

    Imagine getting the chance to snap a unique selfie with New Zealand’s Prime Minister. That’s just what happened to CrestClean’s Lakyn Taite-Allen and Mel Fearn, who grabbed the opportunity to get in the frame with Jacinda Ardern during her official visit to Nelson Airport. Lakyn and Mel were on duty

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  • CrestClean wins business excellence in h...

    CrestClean’s Viky and Nileshna Narayan have scooped another prestigious business award just two weeks after picking up the title of Regional Master Franchisee of the Year. The couple, who look after the company’s Auckland South Region, won the Business Excellence in Health and Safety category at the annual Indian Newslink

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  • Couple take floor care in their stride w...

    Cleaning grubby floors from heavy foot traffic goes with the territory when you’re a school cleaner. But the extra effort put in by CrestClean couple Joy and Nilo Pombo to bring back a shine to the corridors at Ashburton Intermediate School has not gone unnoticed. Their hard work had been

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  • CrestClean business owner steps up as op...

    CrestClean business owner Pinakin Patel has stepped up to become the company’s Tauranga Operations Manager. Jan Lichtwark, Tauranga Regional Manager, says Pinakin was the obvious choice for the role. “He runs a very successful family franchise and has a huge amount of experience and knowledge from his 16 years in

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  • Principals are quick on the draw as Recy...

    Senior teachers got some hands-on experience of CrestClean’s new education initiative that teaches kids about recycling. Spread over two separate days, members of the West Auckland Principals and the North Shore Principals’ Association attended a leadership day at Kumeu. During a break in proceedings, CrestClean’s Auckland West Regional Manager Caroline

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  • Experienced business owner steps up to l...

    When it comes to industry knowledge, CrestClean’s new Taranaki Regional Manager has bucket-loads of experience and enthusiasm. Naresh Mani, who has just relocated to New Plymouth from Auckland, has a strong belief in helping others. He enjoys sharing what he’s learnt with business owners starting their career in commercial cleaning.

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  • Customers impressed after visit by Crest...

    Reliability, robustness and a superior quality are the hallmarks of Italian manufacturing. So when it came to selecting the best carpet cleaning machine for his business, CrestClean’s Kelvin Walker knew that Italian-made was the only way to go. Since investing in the top of the range cleaner, Kelvin’s had some

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  • School embraces RecycleKiwi as resources...

    CrestClean’s RecycleKiwi programme has really struck a chord with teachers at an Auckland school. After a RecycleKiwi resource pack was delivered to Red Beach School a “thank you” card was left for CrestClean business owner Naresh Mani, who takes care of the school’s cleaning. Red Beach teacher Lisa Davies told

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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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