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

  • Step 1

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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.
  • 622
    622 franchised business operators in New Zealand.
  • 1776
    1745 personnel in New Zealand alone.
  • 4734
    4734 business and education customers in New Zealand.
  • 1,934,284
    Total hours worked in the last 12 months

Featured Christchurch North News

October 2018

Quality is key for Esther in her new role

  She might be a relative newcomer to the industry but Esther Venkataiya has achieved a lot in the three years she’s been with CrestClean. Esther is the company’s new Quality Assurance Co-ordinator covering Christchurch and South Canterbury. It’s a role she loves. “I’ve always had an eye for the

Full Story
September 2018

Colleagues on hand to support CrestClean couple for their big day

  It wasn’t just friends and relatives who celebrated with Payal Venakr and Sam Nand on their big day. Their CrestClean ‘’family’’ was also on hand to wish the happy couple well when they tied the knot in Christchurch. Payal and Sam, who bought a CrestClean business six months ago,

Full Story
August 2018
Rajinesh Prasad and Monisha Lata, who have been business owners for three years, receive their Certificate of Long Service from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director.

CrestClean business owners honoured at annual team meeting

Crest business owners received awards at the company’s recent annual team meeting in Christchurch. Among the recipients were Rajinesh Prasad and his wife Monisha Lata, who were presented with a Certificate of Long Service. It’s been a busy 12 months for Rajinesh, who earlier this year was “fast tracked” to

Full Story
July 2018
Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi receive their training awards from CrestClean Managing Director Grant McLauchlan and Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager.

Sisters-in-law aim high with their Crest business

  Three sisters-in-law surprised their husbands by joining forces to go into business together with their own CrestClean franchise. For Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi, the decision has turned out far better than they expected. Not only are they enjoying the camaraderie, they’ve managed to achieve a much

Full Story
July 2018
Nadeesha and Nalin Dissanayake receive their award from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director, and Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services.

Couple win franchisees of year title

  When he got a late night call that there was a serious water leak at a surgical centre, Nalin Dissanayake was there in a flash. Going the extra mile for customers is just one an example of why Nalin and his wife Nadeesha are CrestClean’s Christchurch North Franchisees of

Full Story
July 2018
Charlie Lodge with participants on the carpet care course held in Christchurch.

Course takes CrestClean’s carpet care experts to a whole new level

He’s heard more than a few horror stories of cleaning catastrophes involving costly stuff ups with carpets when stain removal attempts have gone horribly wrong. With more than 30 years’ industry experience, there’s not much Charlie Lodge doesn’t know about carpet care. He’s a master technician and a certified Instructor

Full Story
April 2018

New role helps maintain high quality

His passion for the job has earned Rajinesh Prasad a new role in the team that ensures CrestClean’s quality and high standards are maintained. Such has been the commitment shown by the Christchurch North franchisee that he’s been “fast tracked” to be one of the company’s training assessors. His eye

Full Story
January 2018

Party sees franchisees on a roll

Party guests at CrestClean’s festive gathering were on a roll when challenged with turning their team mates into mummies. Using loo rolls, it was a race against each other to see who could be the first to complete the task of wrapping their partners from head to toe in paper.

Full Story
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

All Christchurch North News

  • Quality is key for Esther in her new role

      Esther Venkataiya with CrestClean franchisee Nalin Dissanayake. She might be a relative newcomer to the industry but Esther Venkataiya has achieved a lot in the three years she’s been with CrestClean. Esther is the company’s new Quality Assurance ...

    FULL STORY
  • Colleagues on hand to support CrestClean coupl...

      Payal Venakr and Sam Nand on the wedding day with CrestClean’s Yasa Panagoda, Esther Venkataiya, Priya Prasad, Gina Holland and Vashneel Chaudhary. It wasn’t just friends and relatives who celebrated with Payal Venakr and Sam Nand on their big ...

    FULL STORY
  • CrestClean business owners honoured at annual ...

    Rajinesh Prasad and Monisha Lata, who have been business owners for three years, receive their Certificate of Long Service from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director.

    Rajinesh Prasad and Monisha Lata, who have been business owners for three years, receive their Certificate of Long Service from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director. Crest business owners received awards at the company’s recent annual team meeting in ...

    FULL STORY
  • Sisters-in-law aim high with their Crest busin...

    Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi receive their training awards from CrestClean Managing Director Grant McLauchlan and Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager.

      Shirlyn Chetty, Amita Kumari and Saleshni Devi receive their training awards from CrestClean Managing Director Grant McLauchlan and Yasa Panagoda, Christchurch North Regional Manager. Three sisters-in-law surprised their husbands by joining forces to go ...

    FULL STORY
  • Couple win franchisees of year title

    Nadeesha and Nalin Dissanayake receive their award from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director, and Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services.

      Nadeesha and Nalin Dissanayake receive their award from Grant McLauchlan, Crest’s Managing Director, and Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services. When he got a late night call that there was a serious water leak at a surgical centre, Nalin ...

    FULL STORY
  • Course takes CrestClean’s carpet care expert...

    Charlie Lodge with participants on the carpet care course held in Christchurch.

    Charlie Lodge with participants on the carpet care course held in Christchurch. He’s heard more than a few horror stories of cleaning catastrophes involving costly stuff ups with carpets when stain removal attempts have gone horribly wrong. With more than 30 ...

    FULL STORY
  • New role helps maintain high quality

    Rajinesh Prasad with his Master Cleaners Training Institute Certificate of Achievement. His passion for the job has earned Rajinesh Prasad a new role in the team that ensures CrestClean’s quality and high standards are maintained. Such has been the commitment ...

    FULL STORY
  • Party sees franchisees on a roll

    A party game using loo rolls turned people into paper mummies. Party guests at CrestClean’s festive gathering were on a roll when challenged with turning their team mates into mummies. Using loo rolls, it was a race against each other to see who could be the ...

    FULL STORY
  • 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

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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