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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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  • CrestClean rewards pupils for “outstandingly clean” classroom

    Mr Cleaner, Mr Crest and even Santa… these are the names that Nelson CrestClean franchisee Karl Parker goes by when he’s cleaning at Appleby School. As far as staff and pupils are concerned, he is part of the furniture — but the kids in Whakatu class were especially pleased to see him when he turned

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  • Sanitising products popular at NZSTA conference

    It was a case of educating the educators when CrestClean hosted a stand at the 31st Annual New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) conference in Rotorua. Attended by school principals and board of trustee members from throughout the country, there was a lot of interest in CrestClean’s services and products, in particular the Anti-Viral Sanitiser,

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  • Fogging isn’t a clear choice

    Fogging. Antimicrobial Protection. Disinfectant Barriers. Residual Sanitising. The ‘cleaning’ service goes by many names and the science supporting it is just as murky. Claims that a disinfectant “penetrates” or sticks to all the surfaces you touch and protects you from getting sick for up to 30 days are misleading and dangerous. What’s missing? The fact

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  • Franchisee saves the day with a cup of...

    They say a cup of tea solves everything, so when an elderly woman ran her car off the road, CrestClean franchisee Jomy George was quick to fetch her a comforting brew. Jomy was on his way home from his morning cleaning shift in Palmerston North, when the woman misjudged a corner and crashed her car

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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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  • Inspirational life stories put CrestClean on the cover...

    CrestClean is proud to feature on the Autumn 2021 cover of Franchise New Zealand magazine. Franchise owners Malcolm and Shashi Brown, who appear on the cover, are one of three CrestClean husband-and-wife teams to share their inspirational story in an article about how people have changed their lives by buying a franchise. In his editorial,

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  • Organisers bowled over by cricket tournament success

    Score keepers at a cricket game.

    They started off as a group of mates playing cricket at the weekend, but now the Bay Blasters are about to become an official club — and they have big plans. The club recently hosted the inaugural Bay Blasters Super Cup cricket tournament in Tauranga, with CrestClean being the chief sponsor of the event. The

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  • Bird-whispering cleaner rescues sparrow from Dunedin kindergarten

    Cleaner holding rescued bird.

    What is it about CrestClean and bird rescues? A year ago, CrestClean featured on TV Three’s The Project after Auckland franchisee  Dominik Drahoninsky rescued a baby bird that was stuck down a drain. And now, at the other end of the country, cleaner Aman Chand has used his bird whispering skills to rescue a sparrow from

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  • CrestClean’s Taranaki team doubles in size

    Cleaning team group photo.

    Taranaki Regional Manager Naresh Mani has only been in the role a little over a year, but in that time his team of franchisees has already doubled. The region now has 10 teams, with further growth expected as CrestClean’s reputation in the region for providing high-quality cleaning services gains momentum. “So far, I’m very happy

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