CrestClean Commercial Cleaning Christchurch North

Yasa Panagoda Christchurch North Regional ManagerChristchurch North Regional Details

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0800 273 780

Manager: Yasa Panagoda
Mobile: 027 273 7547
Phone: (03) 366 5297
Fax: 0800 273 781
Email: yasa@crestclean.co.nz
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“I believe in going the extra mile to exceed customer expectations and enjoy the challenges this brings. It is a real pleasure to see a happy customer.” Yasa Panagoda

CrestClean Christchurch North offers consistent and reliable commercial cleaning services that always leave your premises clean, fresh, and hygienic.

Having strong compliances helps us achieve the highest standards of service delivered by well-trained cleaning teams.

Yasa Panagoda goes the extra mile to ensure customers needs and expectations are met.

Five steps to the best clean you’ve ever seen

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    Health & Safety

    How we work with you to meet your Health and Safety Compliances.

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    Our Environment

    Environmental Choice approved cleaning services that let us all breathe easy.

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    Training

    We’ve raised cleaning standards through our training and skills development.

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    Security

    We provide security vetted personnel who respect your premises and property.

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    Customer Care

    Our service is consistent and reliable, with local regional managers.

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Our Services

Contract Commercial Cleaning

From ‘around the clock’ to daily or weekly services; contract cleaning is our main service, carried out in strict accordance with a ‘Schedule of Duties’.

Window Cleaning

Clearly cleaner windows and glass. We bring more than just a squeaky clean attitude to your windows and glass cleaning – we bring innovation.

Carpet Cleaning

CrestClean's convenient and professional carpet cleaning service will extend the life of your carpets, improve health and hygiene, and save you money.

Hard Floor Care

We love hard floors; it’s where we really shine. We have trained, experienced personnel in each region who are skilled at maintaining hard floors.

Pest Control

Our fully trained technicians specialise in Integrated Pest Management, the most effective and environmentally responsible approach to pest control.

Property Caretaking

Contracting out the caretaking role takes another burden off school principals. We set up maintenance schedules and supply the tools and equipment to do it right.

  • 100%
    100% New Zealand owned and locally operated in each region.
  • 1996
    Crest has been serving happy customers since 1996.
  • 606
    606 franchised business operators in New Zealand.
  • 1695
    1695 personnel in New Zealand alone.
  • 4378
    4378 Business and education customers in New Zealand.
  • 1,934,284
    Total hours worked in the last 12 months.

Featured Christchurch North News

December 2017
Chris Els receives the vacuum cleaner from Yasa Panagoda. Looking on (centre) is Redwood Primary School Principal John Stackhouse.

Teacher’s surprise at winning Crest prize

Winning a state-of-the-art vacuum cleaner left Christchurch teacher Chris Els totally “gob smacked”. Chris, the Deputy Principal at Redwood Primary School, was stunned after learning he’d scooped the prize in a draw held at a recent gathering of the country’s top teachers. The annual New Zealand Principals Federation Conference is

Full Story
November 2017

High-flyer’s career takes off with CrestClean

When Yasa Panagoda was training to become a commercial pilot in Australia it was cleaning that helped him keep both feet on the ground. CrestClean’s Christchurch North Regional Manager found working as a commercial cleaner helped supplement his living expenses while he studied at flying school. And it was a

Full Story
November 2017

Pair’s 33 years’ service honoured

It’s no wonder they are looking proud as they celebrate a combined total of 33 years of running their own successful businesses. Grant Holland and Colin Hunt are two of CrestClean’s longest serving franchise owners and their commitment to the company was celebrated during the annual Team Meeting in Christchurch.

Full Story
November 2017

High praise from multinational company

At PwC Centre in Christchurch, Grace Choi is one of the landmark building’s shining stars. On the floor occupied by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grace and her husband Michael Kim have won praise from staff for the high standard of cleaning and their attention to detail. Bronwyn Hill, an Executive Assistant at the

Full Story
October 2017

From employee to proud business owner

She is a familiar face at the law firm where her devotion to the cleaning has drawn countless compliments over the many years she has worked there. But when Sina Esau turned up for work one day five months ago, no one in the Christchurch office could miss her amazing

Full Story
August 2017

Homeownership is family’s dream

As Titus Samuel proudly holds his Certificate of Long Service he has a picture in his mind’s eye of where it will eventually go. For the time being it will sit on a shelf in his Christchurch home – but one day it will feature prominently in a family home

Full Story
July 2017

Property Caretaking a hot topic for schools

School principals found CrestClean personnel had plenty of suggestions to the dilemma of what to do after the caretaker retires. Delegates at the Christchurch Primary Principals Association Conference had a barrage of questions for CrestClean’s Yasa Panagoda and Robert Glenie, who were manning a trade stand at the event. Yasa,

Full Story
May 2017

Jewellers’ sparkling start with Crest

Joining CrestClean was a gem of an idea for jewellery experts Nalin and Nadeesha Dissanayake. When the Christchurch couple were looking to set up their own business CrestClean ticked all the boxes. They say it gave them peace of mind that they would have the backing of a successful company,

Full Story
April 2017

Sweet treat for St Patrick’s Day

CrestClean’s Yasa Panagoda made sure plenty of “mud” was left behind when he visited two Christchurch schools on their special day. Yasa, Christchurch North Regional Manager, turned up laden with a large chocolate mud cake to help celebrate St Patrick’s Day – and his surprise sweet treat hit the mark

Full Story
March 2017

Bollywood night shapes up for franchisees

Party-going franchisees have set their sights on Bollywood following the success of their festive get-together in Christchurch. A party for Christchurch North and South teams proved such a big hit with everyone that a themed night was decided upon for the next gathering. About 60 people attended the Christmas party

Full Story
January 2017

Kids won over by Cleanest Classroom competition

Kids cleaned up their act in a spectacular fashion after a unique Crest competition to foster pride was introduced throughout the school. CrestClean franchisees Titus Samuel and his wife Priyanka were at their wits’ end over the state the classrooms were being left in at Bamford School in Christchurch. Cleaning

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December 2016
The Crest cleaning team (back row from left) Kumar Raj, Chithan Kumar, Jaydeep Patel, Sanjeev Raj. Front: Bhoomi Patel and Waiau School Principal Mary Kimber.

Crest praised after quake-hit town’s school reopens

A primary school in a quake-hit north Canterbury township has been able to reopen after a helping hand from CrestClean personnel. Waiau School Principal Mary Kimber has praised Crest, saying it was through the “hard work of the cleaners that we are able to reopen this school”. The 139-year-old school

Full Story

All Christchurch North News

  • Teacher’s surprise at winning Crest prize

    Chris Els receives the vacuum cleaner from Yasa Panagoda. Looking on (centre) is Redwood Primary School Principal John Stackhouse.

    Chris Els receives the vacuum cleaner from Yasa Panagoda. Looking on (centre) is Redwood Primary School Principal John Stackhouse. Winning a state-of-the-art vacuum cleaner left Christchurch teacher Chris Els totally “gob smacked”. Chris, the Deputy ...

    FULL STORY
  • High-flyer’s career takes off with CrestClea...

    Yasa Panagoda receives his Certificate of Long service Award from Grant McLauchlan, CrestClean Managing Director. When Yasa Panagoda was training to become a commercial pilot in Australia it was cleaning that helped him keep both feet on the ...

    FULL STORY
  • Pair’s 33 years’ service honoured

    Grant Holland and Colin Hunt with their Long Service Awards they received at CrestClean’s annual Team Meeting in Christchurch. It’s no wonder they are looking proud as they celebrate a combined total of 33 years of running their own successful ...

    FULL STORY
  • High praise from multinational company

    Bronwyn Hill says Grace Choi does a fantastic job of the cleaning for PricewaterhouseCoopers at the central city building. At PwC Centre in Christchurch, Grace Choi is one of the landmark building’s shining stars. On the floor occupied by ...

    FULL STORY
  • From employee to proud business owner

    Sina Esau loves having her own cleaning business and says buying a CrestClean franchise has totally changed her life. She is a familiar face at the law firm where her devotion to the cleaning has drawn countless compliments over the many years she has worked ...

    FULL STORY
  • Homeownership is family’s dream

    Priyanka Raju and Tituts Samuel with their daughter Faith and Aron Blessin, his cousin’s son. As Titus Samuel proudly holds his Certificate of Long Service he has a picture in his mind’s eye of where it will eventually go. For the time being it will sit on a ...

    FULL STORY
  • Property Caretaking a hot topic for schools

    Robert Glenie, CrestClean’s South Canterbury Regional Manager, and Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager. School principals found CrestClean personnel had plenty of suggestions to the dilemma of what to do after the caretaker retires. Delegates at ...

    FULL STORY
  • Jewellers’ sparkling start with Crest

    Nalin and Nadeesha Dissanayake are two new faces in CrestClean’s Christchurch team. Joining CrestClean was a gem of an idea for jewellery experts Nalin and Nadeesha Dissanayake. When the Christchurch couple were looking to set up their own business CrestClean ...

    FULL STORY
  • Sweet treat for St Patrick’s Day

    Angela Stuart, School Secretary at St Patrick’s School, Kaiapoi, with the surprise cake delivered by Yasa Panagoda. CrestClean’s Yasa Panagoda made sure plenty of “mud” was left behind when he visited two Christchurch schools on their special day. Yasa, ...

    FULL STORY
  • Bollywood night shapes up for franchisees

    It's party time in Christchurch for Crest franchisees. Party-going franchisees have set their sights on Bollywood following the success of their festive get-together in Christchurch. A party for Christchurch North and South teams proved such a big hit with ...

    FULL STORY
  • Kids won over by Cleanest Classroom competitio...

    Titus Samuel hands out pizza to Room 7 pupils at Bamford School in Christchurch. Kids cleaned up their act in a spectacular fashion after a unique Crest competition to foster pride was introduced throughout the school. CrestClean franchisees Titus Samuel and his ...

    FULL STORY
  • Crest praised after quake-hit town’s school ...

    The Crest cleaning team (back row from left) Kumar Raj, Chithan Kumar, Jaydeep Patel, Sanjeev Raj. Front: Bhoomi Patel and Waiau School Principal Mary Kimber.

    The Crest cleaning team (back row from left) Kumar Raj, Chithan Kumar, Jaydeep Patel, Sanjeev Raj. Front: Bhoomi Patel and Waiau School Principal Mary Kimber. A primary school in a quake-hit north Canterbury township has been able to reopen after a helping hand ...

    FULL STORY
  • A ‘White’ Christmas for CrestClean Christc...

    A thunder and hail storm transformed the Riccarton Racecourse bowling green. Franchisees and their families attending the Christchurch Christmas Party were treated to a white Christmas after a hailstorm lashed the region. The end of year celebration, which ...

    FULL STORY
  • Christchurch and South Canterbury Quality Assu...

    Christchurch and South Canterbury Quality Assurance Co-ordinator Sanjeev Raj. Sanjeev Raj is the new Christchurch and South Canterbury Quality Assurance Co-ordinator. As part of his role, Sanjeev, who is based in Christchurch, will undertake quality audits, ...

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  • Long Service recognised at Canterbury team mee...

    Christchurch North Regional Manager Yasa Panagoda received his three year Long Service Award from Managing Director Grant McLauchlan. Four franchise teams were recognised for their hard work, dedication and commitment to Crest at the Canterbury team ...

    FULL STORY

About Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager

Yasa was born in Sri Lanka but spent most of his life in Australia and New Zealand.

In 2003, Yasa moved to Christchurch and started working in an Australasian cleaning company, initially as a Customer Service Manager and then later as Branch Manager with 250 staff.

“I believe in going the extra mile to exceed customer expectations and enjoy the challenges this brings. It is a real pleasure to see a happy customer.” says Yasa.

In 2010 he was awarded the BSCA “John Garlick Scholarship” which recognizes up and coming stars in the industry, well done.

Outside of work, Yasa is a classic car and muscle car enthusiast.  He enjoys tramping and four wheel driving, you may see him on the golf course from time to time, and has also competed in Ballroom and Latin Caribbean dancing.

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Christchurch North Areas Serviced

Aranui

Avonhead

Avonside

Belfast

Bromley

Bryndwr

Dallington

Edgeware

Fendalton

Harewood

Ilam

New Brighton

Papanui

Redwood

Shirley

Waimakariri District

Kaiapoi

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Crest Commercial Cleaning Ltd

P O Box 740
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand
Telephone: +64-3-477 1126
Fax: +64-3-477 1194

Email: service@crestclean.co.nz

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