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  • Excellence achieved for CrestClean busin...

    Chandima Dell Mel, Ruwan Chanaka and Narend Kumar.

    It’s no wonder they look proud after receiving glowing reports from their customers. These members of CrestClean’s Waikato Region were each presented with a Certificate of Excellence from regional manager Nivitesh Kumar. The awards are testament to the high quality of work carried out by franchisees and follows direct feedback

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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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  • Beyond the job: Unsung hero recognised f...

    When kids turn up to school without shoes it tugs at his heartstrings and in his mind’s eye he pictures his own upbringing in Fiji. As the school’s property caretaker, Puti Apati is a popular figure and he gets to know most of the children attending Kelston Intermediate School. But

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  • Following in their footsteps inspired by...

    They were eager to join CrestClean after seeing how another young Timaru couple’s fortunes had changed through becoming business owners. Although they had never met them, Tej and Samreen Dhillon got to discover a lot about Kiran and Randeep Singh through following posts on social media and reading stories about

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  • Owning a franchise opens the door to buy...

    After seven years with CrestClean, Amol Prakash can be hugely proud of his achievements in building up a successful business. From a modest investment, Amol has worked hard to achieve a fivefold increase in the size of his franchise. He’s highly respected for his work ethic and loyalty to his

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  • Passion for the job shines as Neville ce...

    He has a sharp eye for detail and says he gets a real buzz out of cleaning.  After three years of owning his CrestClean business, Neville Hall is as enthusiastic as the day he started. “I suppose I am passionate about cleanliness and cleaning. I just love to see things

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  • Business owners who were first in region...

    When Ali Irshad and his wife Sheema bought a cleaning franchise they made a slice of CrestClean history by becoming company’s first business owners in West Auckland. Initially their franchise was a small venture that they fitted around their full time jobs, carrying out the cleaning in the evenings. But

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  • Business ownership helps couple move up ...

    Buying a home of your own is a major achievement but imagine the satisfaction of being mortgage-free years earlier than you expect. That’s the situation CrestClean business owners Madukesh Kumar and Irene Roshni were able to achieve, helped by the extra income generated by their cleaning franchise. During the daytime

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