Franchise Business Success Stories

Read on and celebrate success with our people from around New Zealand. Milestones reached, awards won, recognition from our customers - success comes with many faces - a smile from a positive comment, a home purchased through business success and confidence, a smile to the camera while receiving a long service award. Let’s always share our success together.

  • CrestClean regional manager takes top ti...

    CrestClean’s Viky Narayan is on cloud nine today after picking up the title of Regional Master Franchisee of the Year. Judges for the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards praised Viky for operating “a high-performing and very well managed regional master franchise”. Viky, who is CrestClean’s Auckland South Regional Manager, is

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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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  • 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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  • 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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