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  • 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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  • Talented young animator helps get Recycl...

    Bringing RecycleKiwi’s iconic bird character to life was a challenge budding young animator Tai Preece took in his stride. The 13-year-old Mount Maunganui College student was invited by CrestClean to apply his animation skills to the kiwi bird, the distinctive hallmark of the company’s educational programme on recycling and waste

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  • Praise for new role with Master Cleaners...

    Congratulations to Sam Talwar who has been appointed as a Regional Trainer for Master Cleaners Training Institute. Helping newcomers to the cleaning industry has become a passion for Palmerston North-based Sam, who takes franchisees through practical and theory sessions leading to the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. “I really enjoy passing

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  • New chapter begins for Master Cleaners T...

    Adam Hodge with Liezl Foxcroft, General Manager Training, Master Cleaners Training Institute.

    Seeing CrestClean personnel achieve an industry-recognised qualification has been one of the many career highlights for retiring Master Cleaners Training Institute CEO Adam Hodge. Adam, who has been at the helm of the organisation since its formation in 2012, was instrumental in introducing the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning, a qualification

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  • Ute proves to be a good advert for his C...

    It’s turning heads in Te Puke and acting as a mobile billboard for his CrestClean business.  Rajinder Chauhan is over the moon with his Hilux ute, which he says frequently becomes a conversation opener with passers-by. Whether he is parked at Te Puke High School doing the cleaning or out

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  • Sharing the joy as monarch butterfly tak...

    When a beautiful monarch butterfly took a shine to her CrestClean uniform she knew it was a unique moment and she wanted to share the joy. “It made me feel so happy,” says Zar San, describing how the colourful creature had fluttered around her garden before settling on her distinctive

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  • Moving to the regions allows couple to l...

    They’ve had a remarkable change of fortune since taking a big leap of faith and relocating to the South Island from Auckland. After moving to rural Mid Canterbury and investing in a CrestClean franchise, life has never been better for Sandeep and Richa Kumar. Now, two years on, the couple

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  • Carpet care course rolls out to CrestCle...

    A pilot programme delivered by one of New Zealand’s top carpet care experts has proved so popular that it’s now being rolled out to CrestClean regions throughout the country. Adam Hodge, CEO of Master Cleaners Training Institute, says he’s had nothing but great feedback from the franchisees who attended the

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  • Floor care goes chemical-free with revol...

    Customers are the big winners after one of CrestClean’s most experienced operators invested in new technology that provides a totally ‘”green” approach to floor care. Tauranga-based Pinakin Patel, who is also a regional trainer for Master Cleaners Training Institute, has purchased a multipurpose machine that is capable of handling a

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  • Put customers first: Top tips from a suc...

    A new chapter is about to begin for successful CrestClean business owner Rakesh Bhan. After 12 years at the top of his game, the Tauranga franchisee is hanging up his cleaning gear for good to start a new business venture with his wife Mohini. The couple, who fled Fiji in

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  • Couple now own a six figure business aft...

    Biren Kumar and his wife Swaran came from Fiji with nothing. Ten years on they are now running a successful CrestClean business.

      A couple who refused to let cruel thieves ruin their dream to move to New Zealand are celebrating 10 successful years with CrestClean and now own a six-figure business. Biren and Swaran Kumar had been left penniless when their home was burgled just days before they were due to

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  • Couple win franchisees of year title

    Nadeesha and Nalin Dissanayake receive their award from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director, and Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services.

      When he got a late night call that there was a serious water leak at a surgical centre, Nalin Dissanayake was there in a flash. Going the extra mile for customers is just one an example of why Nalin and his wife Nadeesha are CrestClean’s Christchurch North Franchisees of

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