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 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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  • Cloth-cleaning ritual gets a helping ha...

    Blue sky days are a big bonus for Murray Kelly who doesn’t’ miss a chance to let Mother Nature work her magic on his CrestClean cloths. When the sun’s out in Timaru you can pretty much guarantee the washing line at Murray’s home will be draped with dozens of microfibre

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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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  • CrestClean’s hand-hygiene training ses...

    A CrestClean manager has won praise from a Christchurch school principal for teaching kids about the importance of adopting good hand-hygiene habits. Gina Holland offered to run awareness sessions at Halswell Primary School after Stuart Cameron got in touch for advice following an unprecedented level of student absences due to

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  • Stickers in te reo Maori encourage kids ...

    Six words in te reo Maori are helping to teach New Zealand kids good recycling habits. The words feature on a set of colourful bilingual stickers that are a key component of RecycleKiwi – a brand new initiative aimed at schools that offers guidance and advice on waste management and

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  • Fitness and cleaning go hand in hand for...

    Daniel Park receives his long service award from Damon Johnson, CrestClean’s Assistant Franchise Manager.

    As if cleaning wasn’t physical enough in itself, Daniel Park’s working day begins with a strenuous gym session. It’s a routine the CrestClean business owner enjoys and he says it keeps him on his toes and helps cope with the demands of running a busy franchise. “I like to take

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  • Former carpenter finds his niche as sch...

    He’s become the school’s “Mr Fix-it” and nothing is too much trouble for Tagau Meleson. The carpenter and joiner, who has more than 40 years’ experience, has found his niche as the caretaker at Auckland’s Henderson Valley School. Whether he’s mowing lawns and gardening or carrying out general maintenance tasks,

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  • Holiday planned to celebrate 10 successf...

    CrestClean business owner Praneel Prasad plans to celebrate his 10-year milestone with a family holiday to his homeland. His long service was officially recognised when he received a commemorative plaque from the company’s managing director Grant McLauchlan during the recent CrestClean team meeting in Hamilton. Praneel says he’ll spend the

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  • Customised wheels makes his CrestClean v...

    When it came to jazzing up the wheels on his CrestClean NV200 van, Ralph Sales took a trip down memory lane for inspiration. He wanted to emulate the look of an AE86 series Toyota Corolla, a car that appeared in a popular Japanese TV series from the ‘90s called Initial

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  • Caretaker wins praise of grateful school...

    Putting her school’s caretaking duties in CrestClean’s hands has been a resounding success, says Principal Jennice Murray. “I would never go back to any other way now,” adds the head of Don Buck School. Crest PropertyCare provides schools and businesses with a viable alternative to directly employing a caretaker. Caretaking

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  • CrestClean personnel join volunteers und...

    Zainab Ali during the flax planting at Baring Head.

    CrestClean’s Wellington personnel volunteered their time to join a community-led initiative to safeguard Baring Head. Hundreds of volunteers have been involved in the winter project to plant 5000 native harakeke. The CrestClean team was led by Zainab Ali, Wellington Regional Manager, her husband Raj and his sister Radhika Reddy. Personnel

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