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  • Dries celebrates 20 successful years

    Congratulations to Master Franchisee Dries Mangnus, who has clocked up an impressive 20 years with CrestClean! It’s a great milestone to achieve, from a humble start picking up a few scattered foundation franchises around Auckland, to the creation of CrestClean’s largest Master Franchise. Dries leads our largest team of franchisees, reaching new ground each year

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  • Floods of thanks for CrestClean franchisees who saved...

    Cleaners holding gift vouchers.

    A major water leak at Christchurch’s Forté Health could have resulted in the medical facility being closed for weeks, had it not been for the quick thinking of CrestClean franchisee Nalin Dissanayake. It was 5pm on a Saturday when Nalin arrived at the Forté Health building, which houses a private hospital, Oxford Women’s Health and

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  • Ice cream hits the spot as CrestClean dishes...

    The children in Room 11 at Mahora School have scooped up CrestClean’s Cleanest Classroom Award. The dedicated youngsters were excited to be rewarded with a certificate and ice creams for having the best-kept classroom at the Hastings school. The Cleanest Classroom programme is run at many of the over 450 primary and intermediate schools that

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  • Te reo Māori grows wings at aviation site...

    Cleaner and building site manager standing together.

    When CrestClean’s Petera Wiparata arrives at Hawkins’ Ōhakea construction site in the morning, he is always greeted with a cherry “mōrena” by Site Office Manager Celia Knox. “He’s been teaching me a bit of te reo,” says Celia. “So, when I see him, I don’t say ‘good morning’, it’s ‘mōrena’. I’m always keen to learn

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  • 100% of CrestClean personnel complete new Health and...

    CrestClean is proud to have reached an important milestone, with 100% of its franchisees and their employees having completed the company’s new Online Health and Safety Induction. More than 1960 CrestClean personnel have achieved compliance under the new system, which was introduced in April as both an induction and a refresher to be completed every

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  • Taranaki franchisees clean up at Hard Floor Care...

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    CrestClean’s Hard Floor Care capacity in Taranaki has more than doubled after a recent training session with franchisees. The region now has 10 Hard Floor Care specialists, after franchisees invested in floor cleaning machines so they could offer a broader range of services to customers. “Almost all franchisees in the region are now trained in

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  • High standard of cleaning and cheerful approach appreciated...

    Cleaner and customer standing outside Cancer Society building.

    It’s not only Melany Baltar’s high standard of cleaning that is appreciated by staff and guests at the Dunedin Cancer Society. “She’s so cheerful, she greets everybody with that beautiful smile, and she recognises why people are here which is really important,” says Daffodil House and Supportive Care Administrator Fiona Cutler. “She has compassion for

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  • Christina takes the lead with top payroll qualification

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    CrestClean’s Payroll and Human Resources Leader Christina Kelliher has qualified as a Certified Payroll Leader — achieving the highest Payroll Accreditation possible in New Zealand. The New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA) is the country’s largest payroll professional body and is focused on developing payroll as a recognised profession in its own right. Three years

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  • CrestClean’s Sanitising Service adds extra layer of protection...

    Cleaner with a spray bottle and cloth.

    CrestClean is proud to be providing an extra layer of protection to essential services businesses operating under Level 4 with its Sanitising Service. Auckland label manufacturer Rapid Labels is using the service on a daily basis and Operations Manager Terry Campbell says it is important in keeping the site clean and hygienic, while ensuring staff

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  • CrestClean teams happy to return to Cambridge Middle...

    School property manager and cleaners giving thumbs-up.

    New brooms don’t always sweep clean, as Cambridge Middle School found when they recently changed cleaners. After just three days of unsatisfactory service, they were quick to reinstate CrestClean — and they couldn’t be happier! CrestClean had been cleaning the school for several years, in conjunction with the school’s own in-house cleaners, when the contract

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  • Amandeep’s time to shine as new machine enables...

    Cleaner using floor machine.

    East Auckland franchisee Amandeep Singh Kareer is facing a gleaming future after the purchase of a new floor care machine. Since investing in a burnishing machine, Amandeep says he is able to work more efficiently, allowing him to grow the Hard Floor Care arm of his business. Compared to his smaller stripping and polishing machine,

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  • “Substandard” cleaning at MIQ hotel concerns CrestClean expert

    Pages of cleaning magazine.

    Liezl Foxcroft, who heads CrestClean’s Master Cleaners Training Institute, recently spent time in a managed isolation hotel, after returning from a trip to South Africa for family reasons. What she found in her hotel room “horrified” her — a thick layer of dust on surfaces and mould in the bathroom indicated that the room had

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