It was moment to celebrate for these three Tauranga business owners who’ve studied hard to gain an industry recognised qualification. Andy Lee, Maninder Singh and Japinder Pandher are the latest CrestClean franchisees to gain a Level 2 Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. The certificate, awarded by the Master Cleaners Training
CrestClean business owner Isha Pyakurel knows the importance of maintaining hygiene and cleanliness around children. As a mum herself, she has worked at kindergartens as a staff reliever. So when Isha began looking after the cleaning at Lollipops early childhood centre, New Plymouth, the work was second nature to her.
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
Working for themselves had seemed an impossible dream for husband and wife Afelee Niumea and Makalita Afelee. They’d managed to buy a home of their own – but the New Plymouth couple, who have five children, were struggling financially to make much headway. However that all changed last year
When Barbara de Vries bought a cleaning business in 2008 it was meant to be stopgap until she figured out her next move. Now a decade later she and her husband Shane have just clocked up a decade with CrestClean and recently received a long service award to mark
When Janeth Luna left the Philippines to join her husband for a new life in New Zealand her first job here couldn’t have been more hands on. She faced a steep learning curve that was more than a little out of her comfort zone. Milking cows on the Southland dairy