Waikato News

  • Upskilling brings personal satisfaction ...

    These CrestClean business owners turned in a polished performance at the end of an upskilling course to learn about floor care. Becoming a qualified floor specialist broadens the type of work they can now take on and means their customers can benefit as well. But making the grade requires determination

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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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  • Newbies off to flying start with experie...

    Jande and Eileen Ganas with their induction trainer Samy Goundar

    CrestClean newbies Jande and Eileen Ganas have taken a real shine to their trainer Samy Goundar. The Filipino couple were put at ease by the experienced induction trainer, who takes new franchisees through the basics of cleaning. Induction training is an important part of the CrestClean franchisee training process. New

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  • Excellence achieved for CrestClean busin...

    Chandima Dell Mel, Ruwan Chanaka and Narend Kumar.

    It’s no wonder they look proud after receiving glowing reports from their customers. These members of CrestClean’s Waikato Region were each presented with a Certificate of Excellence from regional manager Nivitesh Kumar. The awards are testament to the high quality of work carried out by franchisees and follows direct feedback

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  • Jason ticks off long-term goal with appo...

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    One of CrestClean’s most experienced staff members has added another string to his bow. Jason Cheng, who is a quality assurance co-ordinator for the Waikato, is now a qualified Assessor for Master Cleaners Training Institute. Becoming an assessor has been on his radar for some time, he says. “I’ve been

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  • Next step is home ownership for successf...

    It was always a dream – but now home ownership is well within their reach. After three years as CrestClean business owners, Hamilton couple Niza and Fredie Dela Cruz say they are now in a much stronger position to take the next step and buy a place of their own.

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  • Manager impressed by ‘terrific job’ ...

    Doing the best job for his customers is something he takes pride in so when they give great feedback he couldn’t be happier. “Building that customer relationship is very important and if you constantly do good work people will appreciate it,” says CrestClean’s Dorsamy (Samy) Goundar. At Pact Group, where

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  • Enthusiasm shines bright as Krishn celeb...

    He’s been with CrestClean for seven years and he’s just as enthusiastic as the day he began. “It’s the best job I’ve had and I really enjoy it,” says Krishn Adhar, who has doubled the size of his Hamilton business over the past few years. Krishn and his wife Sangeeta

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  • CrestClean team praised for their help a...

    CrestClean’s Hamilton regional manager has been thanked for providing a team to spruce up three houses that accommodate victims of domestic violence. Nivitesh Kumar says he didn’t need to think twice when asked if he could assist with a “spring clean” at the Waikato Women’s Refuge. “We wanted to do

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  • Kids get a real taste of Fiji thanks to ...

    When CrestClean’s Praneel Prasad heard that teachers and students at the school he looks after were planning to visit his homeland, he jumped at the chance to get involved. Although he couldn’t be there himself, Praneel arranged for the party from Hamilton Christian School to be met at the airport

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  • That’s another little job polished off...

    Permal Naidu’s passion for cleaning knows no bounds and he’s a stickler for detail. So it was no surprise when Permal was snapped giving his new van a finial wipe-over after he rolled up to show off the Nissan NV200 to CrestClean’s Waikato Regional Manager Nivitesh Kumar. He’d made an

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  • Jumbo-sized van ticks all the boxes

    Praneel Prasad is delighted with his Toyota Hiace Jumbo. It means he can carry all his specialist cleaning equipment in one vehicle.

      His new van is turning heads in Hamilton with its distinctive livery acting like a giant mobile billboard. Praneel Prasad’s Toyota Hiace Jumbo is the perfect fit for his business. The roomy vehicle means he can offer a quick response to his customers’ needs by having all the necessary

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