Wellington Regional News News

  • 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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  • Climate change scientist who switched ca...

    A former environmental scientist who developed the blueprint for a Pacific island nation’s climate change strategy is celebrating 10 successful years with CrestClean. Before moving to New Zealand to start his own cleaning company, Poni Faavae worked as an adviser for the Tuvalu Government. He was instrumental in setting out

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  • Couple step up to join Master Cleaners T...

    Newcomers to the cleaning industry are getting the best start possible thanks to a Hutt Valley couple who have stepped up to join CrestClean’s training arm. Gyaneshwar and Anzila Dass are loving their roles as Induction Trainers for Master Cleaners Training Institute. They were put forward for the role after

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  • Couple’s commitment to the job wins hi...

    A principal has showered praise on CrestClean couple Gyaneshwar and Anzila Dass and says they do a fantastic job at her school. “They are a wonderful team and are they are very much part of our school community,” added Kay Tester, Principal at Sts Peter and Paul School, Lower Hutt.

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  • Deepesh is college’s shining star

    It’s not just his cleaning that’s made him popular with staff and students at Wellington’s Scots College. His friendly approach and accommodating attitude is also where Deepesh Prasad shines, says Tania Steadman, the college’s Boarding House Matron. She says Deepesh has his work cut out ensuring bedrooms, living areas, bathrooms,

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  • They’re on a roll as business builds f...

    Getting wrapped up in their work is all part of the job for Alsco personnel who have been busier than ever since a partnership with CrestClean was rolled out. An alliance between the two companies has enabled CrestClean to provide all its customers with an extensive range of Alsco products

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  • Roger brings a sparkle to windows at ico...

    Keeping the windows sparkling clean at one of Wellington’s most popular tourist attractions is a real labour of love for CrestClean’s Roger Walker. Roger says seeing the glass sparkle after he and his team have finished their work at Wellington Cable Car brings immense job satisfaction. “To walk away knowing

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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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  • Dad delivers wife’s baby then returns ...

    Kapil Bhatt with his wife Preeti and new baby girl Yana and son Dev.

    Being present for the birth of his first child was a precious moment for new dad Kapil Bhatt. It was a joyous occasion he and his wife Preeti shared in the safe surrounds of a hospital birthing unit. But little did they realise that just 15 months later what he

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  • Legal eagle a boost for Crest team

    Nicole Ratuszny says she’s loving her new support role for CrestClean

    An up-and-coming legal eagle is enjoying her new support role for CrestClean’s Wellington operations. Nicole Ratuszny, who is at university studying for a degree in HR and law, says she’s loving the variety of the part-time job. “I’m learning a lot and dealing with a lot of different clients. It’s

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  • Home dream achieved through Crest

    Wellington couple Dharam Singh and Lalita Devi have taken a giant step towards having a home of their own. Homeownership was unimaginable before they bought their CrestClean business as they were both working in low-paid jobs. Now their dream is about to come true with building work due to start

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  • Former chef says cleaning keeps him fit

    Cleaning used to be a tall order for CrestClean’s Asad Siddiqui as his role at a Wellington school means working between five floors. But the 37-year-old former chef has more than stepped up to the challenge – and says he’s never felt fitter. In just three months since buying a

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