Invercargill News

  • 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

  • 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

  • CrestClean personnel take a shine to Kma...

    A CrestClean team has ensured the windows of Kmart’s new Invercargill store look sparkling as the building moves a step nearer completion. To get access to the exterior of the store, team members made use of the scaffolding already in place, says Glenn Cockroft, CrestClean’s Invercargill Regional Manager. “Calder Stewart

  • CrestClean couple celebrate personal mil...

    It was a landmark day for the Novilla family when they became New Zealand Citizens at a special ceremony in Invercargill. CrestClean business owner Cons Novilla, who is originally from the Phillipines, says it was an occasion that he and his wife Christine will long remember. “It was a big

  • Eats and treats for CrestClean’s Inver...

    Christmas came early for CrestClean’s Invercargill teams when their Regional Manager Glenn Cockroft laid on a party at his home. Santa arrived in spectacular style in an old traffic patrol car. With its blue lights flashing and siren blaring, it caused a flurry of excitement among younger guests at the

  • Final assessment sees CrestClean personn...

    Ashneer Datt shows CrestClean personnel tips on the safe use of a vacuum cleaner. Looking on is Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

      Health and safety came under close scrutiny for CrestClean personnel being assessed as part of their final training to become competent cleaners. The Invercargill team members were attending a Module 2 course delivered by Ashneer Datt on behalf of the acclaimed Master Cleaners Training Institute. Also on hand was

  • Business owners polish off floor care ch...

      It was a challenge that could easily floor anyone without the right expertise and practical know how. But these CrestClean franchisees excelled themselves when a tired vinyl surface went from dull to dazzling after they put into practice what they had learnt from a floor care training course. The

  • Commitment to making their business a su...

    Billy Singh and Sonia Kaur with their daughter Amaira. The couple have just bought their first home.

      Their CrestClean business has helped an Invercargill family get a foothold on the housing ladder and secure a place they can finally call home. It was a big day last month for Billy Singh and Sonia Kaur and their 2-year-old daughter Amaira when they got the keys to the

  • NZ Citizenship another milestone for har...

    Janeth and Jonathan Luna with their children Jyra and Jaslyn.

    When Janeth Luna left the Philippines to join her husband for a new life in New Zealand her first job here couldn’t have been more hands on. She faced a steep learning curve that was more than a little out of her comfort zone. Milking cows on the Southland dairy

  • Map confirms why Southland rocks for Gle...

    CrestClean’s Glenn Cockroft (right) with Guy Taylor, Regional Manager for FMG Advice and Insurance.

    For CrestClean’s Glenn Cockroft, Southland rocks and is a great place to live and run a business. A recent meeting he attended confirmed for him that statistically it’s also one of the safest places to be. Health and safety is an important touchstone for Glenn, CrestClean’s Invercargill Regional Manager. When

  • Glenn shines by winning best shed contes...

    Crest’s Invercargill Regional Manager Glenn Cockroft has cleaned up to win a prestigious competition to find the nation’s best shed. Glenn beat two other finalists to land the Shed of the Year title in the annual competition run by NZ Gardener. The magazine’s judges were bowled over by Glenn’s unique

  • Be part of Crest’s photo quest

    Crest doesn’t have the contract to clean France’s iconic Eiffel Tower – well, not just yet! While it might be a tall order right now, franchisees Anthony and Jackie Batoy left visitors to the famous Paris landmark in no doubt that the CrestClean team was in town. Wearing their eye-catching