Wellington 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Minister thanks CrestClean for its commi...

    A Government Minister has acknowledged CrestClean for its commitment to the New Zealand Principals’ Federation after the company reached a 10-year milestone as key sponsors. Associate Minister of Education Jenny Salesa made a special point of passing on her thanks when she met CrestClean’s Auckland South Regional Manager Viky Narayan

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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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  • Education conference delegates seek solu...

    Changing the cleaners literally proved to be a breath of fresh air for a school suffering from a little wee problem. The sorry saga of the classroom that was adjacent to the boys’ toilets was just one of the anecdotal stories told to CrestClean managers who attended a recent education

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  • School thanks hardworking cleaning team

    The hard work of those who ensure everything runs smoothly at a busy Wellington school has been officially recognised. As part of the Bellevue School’s end of year tradition, all contractors and helpers are invited to attend a “thank you” morning tea. And the CrestClean team who take care of

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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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