Education Featured

  • Delight at CrestClean business owner’s ice cream treat...

    When CrestClean’s Karthik Naidu decided to treat a school to ice cream he was following a family tradition of making a birthday a time to focus on others. He got a big thumbs up from children and staff at Moturoa School when he arrived with large box of ice cream to celebrate turning 28. The

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  • Principal becomes a school cleaner to celebrate Superheroes...

    School principal Justin Neal looks the part as he dresses up as a CrestClean cleaner.

    When he decided to become a cleaner for the day school principal Justin Neal got well and truly swept along by the role. He really looked the part in a CrestClean top as he joined children and fellow staff members for a Superheroes Day at Nelson’s Appleby School. But after taking part in a procession

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  • CrestClean team quick to help after vandals wreck...

    Edward Irving and Kelvin Walker pitched in to help after a local school was vandalised.

    CrestClean’s Edward Irving didn’t have to think twice when a Whangarei school called for help after vandals broke in and wrecked two classrooms. Along with franchisee Kelvin Walker, who looks after the cleaning at Morningside Primary School, Edward rushed to the school to see what could be done. Teachers, who had given up their time

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  • Switch of careers sees couple lead successful cleaning...

    Kelly and Tim O’Leary.

    She’s stepped out of her principal’s shoes to focus on spending more time with their two young children. But Kelly O’Leary remembers only too well the importance of having a clean and healthy school and how quickly things can go downhill when problems occur with the cleaners. As well as being a fulltime mum, Kelly

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  • Citizenship another goal achieved for successful CrestClean couple

    Barbora Opavova and Dominik Drahoninsky have become New Zealand Citizens.

    The photo says it all. Their radiant smiles reflect the pride of officially becoming New Zealand Citizens. But minutes after posing for a keepsake snap of their happy moment, it was off with the glad rags and a quick change back into their CrestClean uniforms for Barbora Opavova and Dominik Drahoninsky. In an act of

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  • TV3 news features CrestClean team as schools prepare...

    CrestClean Sanitisating School

    CrestClean personnel have appeared in a TV3 news story covering preparations for the planned reopening next week of the nation’s schools. Newshub reporter Tom McRae filmed CrestClean business owner Anmol Prasad and his wife Vikashni Devi in a classroom at Howick Primary School. Also featured in the report was Liezl Foxcroft, who oversees the training

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  • Athlete’s surprise visit a highlight for students

    Sam O’Dea with students Cassidy Cooper, Layla McKinstry, Coco Edwards and Alpha Rae-Flick.

    Students who have been promoting RecycleKiwi at their school had a big surprise when Commonwealth Games athlete Sam O’Dea popped in. Sam decided to see for himself how youngsters at Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery in central Christchurch have fully embraced the recycling programme, which is proving popular with schools throughout the country. The four classmates

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  • American academic’s delight at winning CrestClean rugby prize

    Glenn Cockroft presents CrestClean rugby balls to Sister Laurie Brink and Sister Betsy Pawlicki during their visit to Invercargill.

    CrestClean’s Glenn Cockroft found himself unexpectedly fielding questions about our national game from curious Americans attending an international conference. Glenn, who was manning CrestClean’s stand at the Dominican Education Conference, was approached by the event’s keynote speaker, Sister Laurie Brink, and her colleague Sister Betsy Pawlicki. But it was rugby not cleaning that quickly became

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  • Students’ delight as cleaner brings in newly-hatched chicks

    CrestClean’s Salendra Chetty shows youngsters how to handle the hen and chicks.

    Going the extra mile is something Salendra Chetty does without a second thought. The CrestClean business owner loves working at Maunu Primary School, where he’s treated like a member of staff. But as well as receiving regular feedback about the high quality of his cleaning, Salendra loves to get involved in school life and he

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  • Students thanked for designing CrestClean’s marmalade gift

    Marmalade jars were presented in packaging designed by the Avondale students.

    CrestClean customers have been “blown away” by a specially-commissioned Christmas gift from Auckland West Regional Manager Caroline Wedding. And it’s all thanks to students at Avondale Intermediate School, who set to work designing a unique presentation package for jars of the school’s popular homemade organic marmalade. It all started when Caroline visited the school and

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  • Couple take floor care in their stride with...

    Cleaning grubby floors from heavy foot traffic goes with the territory when you’re a school cleaner. But the extra effort put in by CrestClean couple Joy and Nilo Pombo to bring back a shine to the corridors at Ashburton Intermediate School has not gone unnoticed. Their hard work had been commented on by the school’s

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  • Principals are quick on the draw as RecycleKiwi...

    James Le Marquand, Principal Arohanui Special School in Te Atatu South, and Hine Viskovich, Deputy Principal Fruitvale School, New Lynn. With them is Caroline Wedding (centre), CrestClean’s Auckland West Regional Manager.

    Senior teachers got some hands-on experience of CrestClean’s new education initiative that teaches kids about recycling. Spread over two separate days, members of the West Auckland Principals and the North Shore Principals’ Association attended a leadership day at Kumeu. During a break in proceedings, CrestClean’s Auckland West Regional Manager Caroline Wedding took the opportunity to

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