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  • Amputee turns life around with CrestClean franchise

    Cleaner standing by van.

    Khua Zanniat was just 17 when he lost his arm in a workplace accident in Malaysia. With no government assistance and little hope of finding a job to support himself, he faced a bleak future. But, 10 years later, having moved to New Zealand as a refugee, he owns his own business and is living

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  • Introducing Sharon Churchill… ‘AT’

    Certificate presentation.

    CrestClean’s Financial Controller Sharon Churchill has held finance and accounting roles for more than 20 years — and now she has the initials after her name to prove it. Sharon is officially an ‘Accounting Technician’ after receiving the internationally recognised qualification from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). “It’s absolutely amazing to finally

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  • CrestClean supports Secondary Principals’ Association conference

    Manager at conference stand.

    Existing relationships were strengthened and new ones forged at the recent Secondary Principals’ Association of New Zealand (SPANZ) conference in Blenheim. As a Bronze Sponsor, CrestClean was proud to host a stand, providing the opportunity to catch up with principals from throughout New Zealand and learn more about their schools’ cleaning needs. Attended by CrestClean’s

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  • Sanitising High-Touch Surfaces

    Minimise the potential transmission of viruses and bacteria It has never been more important to maintain healthy indoor environments to allow people to return to their respective organisations with confidence. The effective sanitisation of high-touch surfaces is a key component of any cleaning regime in a pandemic situation and beyond. What are high-touch surfaces? High-touch

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  • Million-dollar celebration for Auckland East franchisees

    Cleaning team with hands in air.

    CrestClean’s Auckland East teams have cause for celebration — over the past three years they have collectively increased their turnover by a million dollars. Auckland East Regional Manager Linda Hill says the 28 franchise teams have worked hard to grow their businesses and are reaping the rewards. “It’s been amazing to see the growth since

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  • Regional manager makes cool contribution to school camp

    Regional manager holding thank-you cards.

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for… Kiwi Crushies! CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager Jan Lichtwark donated 600 of the icy treats to Pillans Point School for their ‘Frozen Friday’ fundraiser — and received 70 thank-you cards! The Kiwi Crushies helped raise money for a Year 5 school camp and grateful pupils responded with brightly

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  • Canterbury kids tidy their way to success with...

    Pizza, ice blocks and plenty of smiles were the order of the day at 11 Canterbury primary and intermediate schools this term. The excited pupils received the tasty treats as part of CrestClean’s Cleanest Classroom programme. The programme, which is run at schools cleaned by CrestClean franchisees, rewards the classrooms that are kept the cleanest

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  • Hundreds of CrestClean vehicles pass audit with flying...

    Cleaners by their van.

    A “consistently high standard” was achieved at CrestClean’s latest bi-annual vehicle audit, which saw more than 600 vehicles assessed nationwide. “The high standard of presentation of the vehicles at audit shows our franchisees represent the brand well and are proud business owners,” says Health, Safety and Wellbeing Leader Ian Noon. Two important areas of focus

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  • Jammies for June — CrestClean encourages Hawke’s Bay...

    Children holding pyjamas.

    When it comes to choosing kids’ pyjamas, it pays to call in the experts. That’s what CrestClean’s Hawke’s Bay Regional Manager Tim O’Leary did when donating to the ‘Jammies for June’ initiative — he sought the advice of his two kids, Daniel, 5 and Anna, 3. And, with the discerning, pint-sized shoppers choosing sleepy dinosaurs

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  • Cleaners lighten the load for primary school property...

    Cleaners and property manager standing outside school.

    As the property manager of a large primary school, Martin Poulton has plenty of things on his ‘to-do’ list — but thanks to Ravinesh Prasad and Kanchal Rekha cleaning is not one of them! The CrestClean franchisees have been cleaning Murrays Bay Primary School since joining the company three years ago and Martin says he has

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  • CrestClean celebrates opening of Alsco’s ‘greenest’ site

    Personnel give the thumbs up.

    CrestClean was proud to attend the official opening of Alsco New Zealand’s new multimillion-dollar premises in Richmond, Nelson. The $10m plant, which combines Alsco’s Nelson and Motueka operations on one site, can lay claim to being the company’s most carbon-efficient plant in Australasia. Built by Coman Construction, it uses a carbon neutral burner fuelled by

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  • New entrants show how it’s done by winning...

    School children eating ice creams.

    They may have only just started school, but the pupils of Room 1 at Tokomaru School are cleaning up when it comes to having the tidiest classroom. The bunch of conscientious five-year-olds were treated to Goody Goody Gum Drops ice cream by CrestClean franchisee Nelson Vellattukudy Paulose after winning the Cleanest Classroom Award. The Cleanest

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