CrestClean Taupo

Looking for franchises for sale in Taupo?
CrestClean ticks all the boxes.

Taupo Regional Details

Freephone 0800 273 780

Manager: Bill Douglas
Mobile: 021 447 843
Phone: (07) 348 6678
Fax: 0800 273 781

If you’re looking for franchises for sale in Taupo with low risk and a high profit margin then Crest’s cleaning business opportunities tick every box.

Professional cleaning is one of the most secure and rewarding businesses to be in – because all buildings need cleaning.

We use the latest equipment and we provide internationally recognised training programmes, plus lots of local support.

Income is paid twice a month for your work, guaranteed. There’s no selling or invoicing… CrestClean manages the customers, and your GST and annual accounts are done for you too.

We’ve been helping people like you succeed since 1996!

Franchise Opportunities in Taupo

Commercial Cleaning

CrestClean provides high quality commercial cleaning services through our team of franchised owner-operators.

The commercial cleaning industry is known to be ‘recession-proof’, and a successful business opens the door to achieving financial goals in life, such as home ownership and investments.


Property Caretaking

If you have handyman skills or are good with outside jobs you may like to consider a Property Caretaking Franchise.

Our PropertyCare teams provide caretaking and maintenance services to schools and to building owners, looking after their grounds, gardens and doing simple property maintenance duties.

Property Caretaking

Taupo has something for everyone

  • Business hub of the central North Island
  • Welcoming multi-cultural community culture
  • Top schooling for all ages and including a technical institute
  • Affordable housing
  • Adventures for everyone – fishing, skiing and hiking

Taupo is on the shore of NZ's largest lake

Franchisee's Kent & Nancy enjoy the Taupo lifestyle

Taupo Lifestyle

It's free to visit dramatic scenery in Taupo

  • 100%
    100% New Zealand owned and locally operated in each region.
  • 4562
    Crest has been serving happy customers since 1996.
  • 604
    604 franchised business operators in New Zealand.
  • 1757
    1757 personnel in New Zealand alone.

There’s a world of opportunity in Taupo for growing a successful business.

But what is important to you where you live…?


The Taupo District is well served with six primary schools, one intermediate and two secondary schools that offer excellent educational opportunities.



Taupo’s education centres and training schools cater to a wide range of interests and provide quality education, excellent study opportunities and great support services.

Secondary and intermediate schools include; Tauhara College; Taupo Nui-A-Tia; Taupo Intermediate.

Waiariki Institute of Technology’s campus is just minutes from Taupo town centre.



Taupo is nestled at the edge of Australasia’s largest lake. Surrounded by beautiful forests, volcanic mountains, it is a hub for events and activities year round.


The popular tourist town provides a base for visitors who love to fish for trout, ski Mount Ruapehu and explore the local geothermal phenomena. Popular Taupo experiences include Huka Falls, geothermal walks, a prawn farm, and lake cruises.

The Taupo region is home to world-class mountain biking and cycling tracks and suited for all abilities.

Taupo’s Saturday Market has become not-to-be missed event. Held every Saturday from 10am – 1pm at the Riverside Park on Redoubt Street, it’s a mecca for fresh produce, NZ art and crafts, coffee and much more.

Living & Lifestyle

Taupo is ideally located in the middle of the North Island. Other major centres are within easy reach.



The district offers a wide range of residential properties in a variety of urban and country settings, with some stunning views of the lake and mountains on offer.

The local residential property market has proved to be very stable over the years, and with prices ranging from $170,000 upwards, there is property to suit all budgets.

Renting is an attractive option in Taupo, with a wide variety of rental properties available, and at rates very competitive with rest of the country.

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    CrestClean franchisees operate a number of different contracts that fall into a regular pattern. The contracts add up to the agreed annual Gross Turnover and time input. Franchisees don’t end up doing ‘dirty’ work. CrestClean looks for reliable contracts at premises where the owners and staff want a high standard of presentation maintained.

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    Generally we clean in the evenings; most often the hours are between 4pm and 11pm.
    Some contracts can be operated in the mornings. There are also daytime contracts available, we discuss with a franchisee what hours they feel comfortable working.

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    We have people in their early 20s through to those in their 70s. In fact we have many very successful franchise owners who are more senior in their years. We also have people from many different cultures, nationalities and backgrounds. Being able to understand English and being able to speak conversational English is important.

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    For Health and Safety reasons we require at least 2 person teams…so a CrestClean cleaning franchise suits husband and wife teams, or family teams with family members. We have successful franchise partnerships between friends, and partnerships between family members. Staff are permitted under supervision, so many of our franchisees will employ a worker to help operate their contracts.

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    CrestClean has a formal industry-training programme that ensures all our personnel are professionally trained in ‘best practice’ techniques and processes of cleaning. We also provide a series of training modules, which all franchisees and team members attend. The training is mostly practical, covering the various tasks and processes involved in the cleaning of commercial premises.

CrestClean has a comprehensive Franchise Information Booklet which fully explains the ‘ins and out’ of operating a CrestClean franchise. See the form below to receive this booklet by post or email.

Taupo News

November 2017

Crest couple win NZ Franchise Award

CrestClean business owners Dan Pariachi and Madhu Mala have scooped a major award at an annual event that recognises excellence in New Zealand’s franchise sector. The Dunedin couple are national winners in the Business Services category of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. It’s a remarkable achievement for the husband

Full Story
October 2017

Window cleaning? Expert’s sparkling tips make it easy

Everyone wanted to shine when it came to who could do the best job cleaning windows. And with their efforts being crystal clear to onlookers, it was no wonder things got a bit competitive during a training course for these Rotorua and Taupo franchisees. Overseeing everything was Joe Singh, a

Full Story
April 2017

Cleaning? It’s what I really love!

Running his own cleaning business couldn’t be a better fit for Kamal Singh. The 26-year-old franchisee happily confessed that having things clean and tidy is a passion that extends to all areas of his life, and cleaning has become a bit of a ‘hobby’ that he really enjoys. And after

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  • From fast-food workers to franchise supe...

    Love blossomed for Nancy Nandan and Kent Wilkinson when they worked at McDonald’s.

    When Nancy Nadan took a shine to a fellow McDonald’s worker she soon realised it would be up to her to make the first move. She’d heard from other staff that Kent Wilkinson liked her, so she decided to pluck up the courage to invite him out one evening when

  • CrestClean Amphibious Microlight takes f...

    The CrestClean sponsored Amphibious Microlight has spent the last three months clocking up air miles throughout the North Island. Pilot Derek Holmes has enjoyed seeing Auckland, the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo from the air as well as meeting people who are interested in the unique aircraft. “I love

  • Awards aplenty at Bay of Plenty team mee...

    A number of franchisees were recognised for their hard work and commitment at the Rotorua, Taupo and Whakatane team meeting. Damitha Gamage, Lalith Degambada, Wen Ding Lin and Kim Cheng received their British Institute of Cleaning Sciences (BICSc) Cleaning Professional Skills Suite and their Master Cleaners Training Institute Module 2


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  • Please note:

    • CrestClean does not offer job opportunities for cleaning work. All our personnel purchase and operate their own franchise business.
    • To purchase a CrestClean business, you will need to have a suitable vehicle and a cash deposit.
    • While holders of open work permits can purchase a business in NZ, immigration matters should be discussed with a Licensed Immigration Advisor.
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