Canterbury Region

  • 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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  • South Canterbury manager champions kids’ sports

    Volunteers at kids' sport.

    Kids in sport, not in court’ — that is one of South Canterbury Regional Manager Rob Glenie’s favourite sayings. So, it’s hardly surprising that in the evenings and at the weekend you will find him volunteering at a number of sporting activities. From helping to cook 800 sausages at Rippa Rugby every week to coaching

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  • Business ownership gives Karen more time and energy...

    Working night shifts and looking after a busy toddler on just five hours’ sleep soon took its toll on Karen Taojo. While she was at home with her 18-month-old son Gavin during the day, Karen felt like she wasn’t able to be the mother she wanted to be. “Gavin’s very energetic, all the time!” says

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  • Shine hasn’t worn off for hard floor cleaning...

    Cleaning trainees

    When he first got behind a polishing machine four years ago, Randeep Singh took an instant shine to hard floor cleaning Since then he has trained all 13 franchisees in the South Canterbury region, five of whom have completed their advanced training to become hard floor care specialists. Randeep’s latest trainees — Sandeep Kumar, Nilo

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  • Former pilot celebrates seven years leading busy CrestClean...

    After seven years the shine hasn’t gone off his role in leading CrestClean’s Christchurch North teams. Under his watch, Regional Manager Yasa Panagoda has seen the number of franchise teams more than double, matched by a big increase in business as more customers put their trust in CrestClean. “Since I joined CrestClean I’ve never looked

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  • Purchase of high-tech floor machine sees owner ramp...

    Sandeep Kumar receives his new floor scrubber from Dave McLeod.

    CrestClean franchisee Sandeep Kumar has plenty of firepower at his fingertips as he gears-up to further expand his business. He’s just purchased a state-of-the-art floor battery-powered scrubbing machine in readiness to begin a major new cleaning contract next month. Robert Glenie, CrestClean’s South Canterbury Regional Manager, says when Sandeep and his wife Richa begin at

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  • Vehicle audits prove popular for CrestClean’s owner-operators

    Sandeep Kumar has his van and equipment checked by Ian Noon, CrestClean’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing leader.

    CrestClean’s six-monthly vehicle audit for its South Canterbury franchisees was an occasion to mix business with pleasure. The company’s regional manager Robert Glenie was pleased with attendances at Timaru and Ashburton, where vehicles were checked over during the separate audits. Robert was particularly pleased at the enthusiasm shown by his Timaru teams. “We had an

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  • Upskilling takes floor care to next level

    He’s a shining example of someone who just won’t accept second best. When it comes to floor care there’s precious little Randeep Singh doesn’t know about cleaning and polishing. And he not only takes great pride in his work, he loves passing on his knowledge and skills to fellow CrestClean business owners. Randeep’s hard work

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  • Health and safety a priority for caretaker

    Safety-conscious school caretaker Murray Kelly is vigilant about keeping himself and others safe. He’s always on the lookout for labour-saving devices that not only bring efficiencies to his role at Waimataitai School but cut down the likelihood of anyone getting hurt. So much so that when it came time to get up the ladder and

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  • Joy at leaving Auckland ‘rat race’

    Husband and wife Sandeep and Richa Kumar say they couldn’t be happier after escaping Auckland’s ‘rat race’ for a new life in rural Mid Canterbury. And the contrast between their old and new life couldn’t be more extreme. Gone are the 4am starts, the battle with Auckland traffic on the daily commute to work and

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  • Show me the money honey!

    Money is often said to be one of the main reasons why couples squabble. So when a surprise $50 prize arrived at Randeep and Kiran Singh’s Timaru home it was hardly surprising a light-hearted tussle over who got to keep the cash broke out. A tug-of-war over the crisp $50 note was finally resolved when

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  • Seven years with Crest

    Mina Hanna is proud to be a CrestClean franchisee. “There is a good system behind Crest which makes me feel very confident and proud to be a CrestClean franchisee,” he says. “Seven years has gone very fast.” The Christchurch South franchisee received his 7 year Long Service Award. During that time, Mina has achieved a

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Crest Commercial Cleaning Ltd

P O Box 740
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New Zealand
Telephone: +64-3-477 1126
Fax: +64-3-477 1194

Email: service@crestclean.co.nz

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