Taranaki News

  • 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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  • CrestClean’s dumpling chefs raise $325...

    Demand for their homemade chicken dumplings saw CrestClean’s Prasun and Diksha Acharya rushed off their feet trying to keep up. It’s the second time Prasun, the company’s Taranaki Regional Manager, and his wife have run a food stall at the annual fundraiser for Spotswood Primary School in New Plymouth. The

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  • Pride shines for training achievement

    It’s hardly surprising they are looking so proud of achieving top honours with CrestClean’s industry-leading training organisation. It signalled a milestone in training for the Taranaki business owners, who were recently presented with a Certificate in Commercial Cleaning after successful completing theory and practical assessments for modules 1 and 2.

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  • Successful business owners thrilled to t...

    Two experienced CrestClean business owners in Wellington have risen through the ranks to take up senior training roles. Naval Gupta and Naseem Shariff have been appointed as Regional Trainers for Master Cleaners Training Institute (MCTI) in Wellington and Hutt Valley. But before being selected the pair had to meet strict

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  • Te Reo posters help reinforce importance...

    Spotswood Primary School principal Mark Fisher with Prasun Acharya, CrestClean’s Taranaki Regional Manager.

      Getting kids to remember to wash their hands can be a constant challenge for teachers. But a New Plymouth principal is confident Te Reo posters designed by CrestClean, which promote good hygiene habits, will catch the eye of kids and help deliver an important message about handwashing. Mark Fisher

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  • Team praised for helping to maintain hig...

    The Cubby House Centre Manager Lyn Coulton with CrestClean business owners Afelee Niumea and Makalita Afelee.

      Trusting their child’s health and safety to a preschool is a big step for many parents. When choosing an early-learning centre they feel comfortable with, first impressions go a long way and can play a big part in the decision-making process for mums and dads, says Lyn Coulton, from

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  • Maori posters promote hygiene and tidine...

    Prasun Acharya (centre), CrestClean’s Taranaki Regional Manager, presents Maori posters to Vogeltown School Deputy Principal Mike George. With them are Room 8 pupils Kirra Jones, Dylan Richards-Beehre, Jacob Ansell and Rylee Schofield.

      Vogeltown School pupils are among the first New Plymouth kids to get their hands on a series of novel posters that use humour to promote the use of Te Reo Maori. But the colourful free posters, designed and produced by commercial cleaning company CrestClean, also contain important health, hygiene,

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  • Health and safety a big focus for regula...

    Taranaki Regional Manager Prasun Acharya with his team at one of their regular catch up meetings.

      CrestClean’s catch up meetings for its Taranaki personnel are proving popular for coffee connoisseurs among the team. Regional Manager Prasun Acharya says getting together on a regular basis is all part of being a member of the “Crest family”. Meeting up over coffee is a great way to start

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  • Centre manager’s delight with CrestCle...

    Lollipops Centre Manager Sonia Jordan with CrestClean business owners Shahash Adhikary and his wife Isha Pyakurel.

    CrestClean business owner Isha Pyakurel knows the importance of maintaining hygiene and cleanliness around children. As a mum herself, she has worked at kindergartens as a staff reliever. So when Isha began looking after the cleaning at Lollipops early childhood centre, New Plymouth, the work was second nature to her.

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  • Meet our newest Taranaki team

    Afelee Niumea and Makalita Afelee with CrestClean’s Taranaki Regional Manager Prasun Acharya.

      Working for themselves had seemed an impossible dream for husband and wife Afelee Niumea and Makalita Afelee. They’d managed to buy a home of their own – but the New Plymouth couple, who have five children, were struggling financially to make much headway. However that all changed last year

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  • LeslieRugby a morale booster for coaches

    John Leslie with CrestClean’s Taranaki Regional Manager Prasun Acharya and Jack Kirifi, Taranaki Rugby Development Officer.

    A top rugby official has praised CrestClean’s community programme to increase the number of volunteer coaches. Jack Kirifi, Taranaki Rugby’s Development Officer, says John Leslie’s flying visit to the region was a great moral booster for people who want to get involved in coaching youngsters. John, a former Otago Highlanders

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  • Crest’s cooks raise $500 for school fu...

    Hungry visitors cleaned out the entire stock of home-made dumplings cooked up by Crest’s Taranaki team for a school fundraiser. There was a mini stampede for the tasty treats when Regional Manager Prasun Acharya and his wife Diksha Niraula set up their stall during a gala evening at Vogeltown School.

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