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Bay of Plenty Regional News

June 2018
John Leslie (left) and Mike Williams, Mount Sports Junior Rugby chairman, with the under 12s team.

Kids fired-up after rugby guru’s top tips

Rugby legend John Leslie was in demand when he dropped into Tauranga as part of his nationwide tour to boost the number of junior rugby coaches. The ex-Highlanders player and former Scotland international held a free workshop for volunteer coaches at Mount Maunganui Sports Club. Mike Williams, Mount Sports Junior

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June 2018
Jill Shepherd has just clocked up seven years with CrestClean.

Regional Trainer celebrates 7 years with Crest

  By the time she was 21 Jill Shepherd had had nine jobs. “I was a bit of rebel when I left school,” she freely admits. Jill has certainly had a rich and varied working life. She’s been a trainee microbiologist; run a motorcycle parts department; driven vans, and owned

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May 2018
Mukesh Kumar receives his Certificate of Long Service from Jan Lichtwark, CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager.

Homeownership thanks to success of his CrestClean business

During the time Mukesh Kumar worked at a wood manufacturing company the idea of homeownership had been firmly pushed to the far corners of his mind. With Bay of Plenty property market running hot, he saw zero chance of one day being able to afford a place for himself and

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May 2018
Crest business owner Neville Hall has his vehicle checked by Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services. Looking on is CrestClean’s Megan Dawson, who provides CRM support/training.

Vehicle audits crucial to keep CrestClean’s fleet compliant

When Neville Hall was going through the motions of purchasing his CrestClean business in 2016 he knew the vehicle he chose for the job was a crucial decision that he had to get right. But by opting for a Nissan NV200 van he had no idea it would make him

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May 2018
PestCo Service Technician Mike Wills says he’s busier than previous years dealing with rats and mice.

PestCo’s expert busy as rat numbers soar following NZ’s record summer

PestCo’s hotline has reported a surge in calls to deal with rats as hungry rodents head indoors as winter sets in. Rat numbers have exploded throughout the country after a long and dry spell of warm weather. While Kiwis enjoyed the record-breaking summer, a downside was it created ideal breeding

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May 2018
CrestClean Tauranga Regional Manager Jan Lichtwark presents a Pure Water Window Cleaning kit to Ben O’Dea.

Games medallist back in business after CrestClean replaces stolen gear

Tauranga’s Ben O’Dea has been given a helping hand to get his cleaning business back on the road after the Commonwealth Games athlete had his car stolen. The 25-year-old said it “really sucked” when his Nissan Terrano was taken from his Mount Maunganui home while he and brother Sam represented

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April 2018
Body corp chairman Shane Kennedy with CrestClean’s Mike Warnes.

Crest praised for its efficiency and high standard of apartment building clean

A landmark apartment complex in Tauranga is utilising CrestClean’s Pure Water System to ensure the building’s exterior remains pristine. The Anchorage has recently undergone a major facelift with the completion of multimillion dollar project to reclad the15-year-old Mount Maunganui building. Twice yearly exterior cleaning of the Salisbury Ave complex is

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April 2018
PestCo service technician Mike Wills says crickets have been attracted to bait stations he uses to target rats and rodents.

It’s just not cricket: Insect his bugbear

PestCo service technician Mike Wills is definitely not a cricket fan – when it comes to his job that is. Forget about the popular game, it’s the tiny insects that have been his constant bugbear over the dry, warm months of summer and autumn. For crickets have been swarming to

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March 2018
Kath Joblin, Principal St Thomas More Catholic School, says Mike Warnes has made a huge impact in his role as the caretaker.

Blown away by Crest PropertyCare’s service

He might be there just five hours each week but the huge difference he’s making to the school’s appearance is a hot topic of conversation for parents and teachers. Kath Joblin, Principal at St Thomas More Catholic School, says having a caretaker on a contract arrangement has worked out better

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February 2018

Crest’s best receive top honours

She’s gone from being a stay at home mum to successful business owner. Moonyean Kaur hasn’t looked back and her achievement and dedication to her business has won her and husband Ravinder Singh Tauranga’s Rookie Franchisee of the Year Award. Jan Lichtwark, CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager, says the couple were

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December 2017
Charging is a doddle as this CrestClean e-NV200 stops for a power top up at Tauranga’s Bayfair Shopping Centre.

Crest van leads the charge to all-electric vehicles

It’s no wonder this gleaming CrestClean all-electric van is turning heads in Tauranga. With its bright graphics, depicting “Lovin’ our ZERO EMISSION vehicle”, the Nissan e-NV200 was unmissable to visitors arriving at the city’s Bayfair Shopping Centre. Its owner, Tauranga franchisee Jon Moon, is not only switched on to the

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November 2017

Wasp nest the size of six rugby balls

The buzz of becoming homeowners took on a whole new meaning for a Tauranga couple when they found a huge wasp nest the size of six rugby balls under the lounge floor. Michael Melville-Barton got a huge surprise after crawling under the Otumoetai property to replace a faulty TV aerial

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All Rotorua News

  • Certificate takes caretaking to next level

    Hemant Kumar and Rajni Chand have made a big impression with staff at Rotorua Girls’ High School. They love their role at Rotorua Girls’ High School - but today their pride is shining brighter after the couple’s commitment to the job was officially ...

  • Window cleaning? Expert’s sparkling tips mak...

    Sandeep Singh tries his hand on a large window at Rotorua Race Course during a Master Cleaners Training Institute training session. Everyone wanted to shine when it came to who could do the best job cleaning windows. And with their efforts being crystal clear to ...

  • Team Meeting hots up after alarm triggered

    CrestClean’s Rotorua personnel outside Motion Entertainment after evacuating the building when the fire alarm went off. Health and safety took on a new meaning for franchisees attending CrestClean’s Rotorua Team Meeting. Just after the company’s Managing ...

  • Hard Floor Care upskilling taken in their stri...

    Taking a break from the course are Nirajan Raj, Shareen Naidu, Jacob Lowry, Debbie Zhu, Hualiang Li and Qiumei Li. Rotorua franchisees on a training course to learn the secrets of floor care had a lot of information to soak up. But the hard yards put in now will ...

  • Pair set bar high for Master Cleaners

    Rotorua franchisee Joe Singh with his certificate. CrestClean’s in-house training organisation has seen two of its experienced operators rise through the ranks. Joe Singh and Dan Pariachi have been appointed as Assessors for the Master Cleaners Training ...

  • Great start for our youngest team

    Jacob Lowry, 20, and Debbie Zhu, 21, love living in Rotorua. Meet CrestClean’s youngest husband and wife team. The Rotorua couple couldn’t believe how easy it was to start their own cleaning company and say it’s not only profitable, it’s the best job ...

  • William can’t wait to display his plate

    Regional Manager Bill Douglas presents William Lin with his prize number plate. Competition winner William Lin couldn’t wait to see how CREST8 looked on his Mazda MPV. The Rotorua franchisee scooped the top prize in our photographic competition to win the ...

  • CREST8 plate winner a standout but prizes for ...

    WINNER: William Lin, from Rotorua, was praised by the judges for his creativity in his entry entitled ‘Working Robot’. Our photo competition to win a unique number plate has closed and we can now reveal the lucky winner is from Rotorua. William Lin becomes ...

  • Bilingual William guides Chinese tourists

    William Lin loves living in Rotorua where he has a large CrestClean franchise. William Lin loves the flexibility he gets from running his own cleaning business in New Zealand’s North Island tourist capital. Depending on where you bump into the 37 year old, he ...

  • It’s more than a job for Crest’s Regional ...

    Bill Douglas in front of Rotorua’s landmark museum.

    Bill Douglas in front of Rotorua’s landmark museum. His cell phone is running hot as Bill Douglas tucks into a plate of salad at one of Rotorua’s city centre eateries. As Crest’s Regional Manager for Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo, Bill is a busy man and ...

  • Te Reo Maori posters in big demand

    Bill Douglas (back left), Crest’s Regional Manager Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo, with Selwyn School Principal Peter Barker and pupils Leah Walker, Jade Nelson and Crystal Mihaka-Barrett.

    Bill Douglas (back left), Crest’s Regional Manager Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo, with Selwyn School Principal Peter Barker and pupils Leah Walker, Jade Nelson and Crystal Mihaka-Barrett. Staff at Rotorua’s Selwyn School are so impressed with CrestClean’s new ...

  • Business is booming but still time for family

    Being a franchisee gives Dimple and Joe Singh plenty of time for their daughter Avleen.

    Being a franchisee gives Dimple and Joe Singh plenty of time for their daughter Avleen. Joe Singh was on track for a successful career with Countdown. Now he’s counting his blessings that he took the plunge to purchase a CrestClean franchise - and life has ...

  • Property Caretaking triggers enquires from pri...

    The CrestClean stand was buzzing at the Te Akatea Maori Principals Conference in Rotorua.

    Manning the Crest stand are Jan Lichtwark, CrestClean’s Tauranga Regional Manager, Bill Douglas, Regional Manager of Rotorua, Whakatane and Taupo. New services offered by CrestClean triggered a flood of enquires at the Te Akatea Maori Principals’ Conference in ...

  • Pilot winging over the Bay

    The CrestClean Amphibious Microlight was featured in Whakatane-based newspaper The Beacon. The CrestClean Amphibious Microlight has been featured in the Whakatane-based newsaper The Beacon and Bay of Plenty Times. Pilot Derek Holmes spent last weekend flying ...

  • CrestClean Amphibious Microlight takes flight ...

    Lake Rotoiti provided a pleasant view as did the remainder of Rotorua for Pilot Derek Holmes in the CrestClean Amphibious Microlight. The CrestClean sponsored Amphibious Microlight has spent the last three months clocking up air miles throughout the North ...


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