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August 25th, 2016

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Helensville News

Helensville's local community newspaper, the Helensville News,Helensville News is available for download each month. Click here or on the cover at right to download August 2016 issue.

Next Local Events

Candidates' Election Meeting
Monday 29th August, 7pm at Helensville Catholic Church hall, Kowhai Street, Helensville. Council and Local Board candidates will be speaking and answering questions.

Art Kaipara Members' Exhibition
Saturday, 3rd to 24th September, Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4:30pm and Saturdays 10am to 3pm at the Helensville Art Centre, Helensville War Memorial Hall basement.

Top Art Exhibition
Monday, 5th September 5 to Thursday 8th, 9.30am to 2.30pm at the Kaipara College Careers Centre, Rautawhiri Road, Helensville. Free. Portfolios from 60 NCEA Level 3 'excellence' visual arts school students from around the country.

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Helensville News is the local newspaper covering Helensville, Parakai, South Head, Shelly Beach, Kaukapakapa, Waitoki, Wainui and Woodhill.                            

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"Helensville is a mix of go-ahead town and heritage charm."
            'Where to Live in Auckland'

"Why Helensville? A relaxed and unpretentious small town with a scent of the sea and pine forest. It offers history, adventure and scenic pieces."
            On Holiday Magazine

 

Helensville, New Zealand, is a scenic 40 minute drive north from downtown Auckland.

Nestled beside the Kaipara River on the south edge of the Kaipara Harbour, historic Helensville's relaxed lifestyle has plenty to offer both visitors and permanent residents. In fact, Helensville was named as one of New Zealand's 'Top Ten Small Towns' by North and South magazine.

Within easy commuting distance of the country's largest city - as well as satellite developments such as Albany - it boasts a wealth of recreational amenities.

These include harbour cruising, natural thermal pools at adjacent Parakai, fishing, golf, horse riding, restaurants, nearby vineyards, beaches, plus a range of adventure tourism activities - the list goes on (see 'Things to Do' and 'What's On').

And there are plenty of places to stay while you're enjoying it all.

The town is served by a wealth of community, religious and Maori groups and sporting organisations and clubs, and there is a range of options for education. Local business is undergoing a surge of growth, and caters for virtually every requirement.

Helensville - a great place to visit, and a top town to live in!

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