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Agricultural & Pastoral (A&P) Association
Operates annual Helensville A&P Show on the last Saturday of every February. PO Box 23 Helensville. Show Manager David van Dam. Ph 09 420 7572, Fax 09 420 7584, email:

Barnados Kidstart
Jaqueline De Vos. Ph 09 420 7588

Budget Advisory Service
23 Commercial Rd, Helensville. Hours Mon, Wed, Thurs from 9:30am to midday. Ph 09 420 7740. Fax 09 420 7230. Email

North West District Business Association
BID Manager: Gary Holmes. Mobile 0274 966 283. Email:
Membership & Support Manager: Jenny Murray. Mobile 021 379 351. Email: 
Mail: PO Box 231, Helensville 0840

Helensville Business Focus Group
Graeme McLeod, ph 09 420 7663

Citizens Advice Bureau
27 Commercial Road, Helensville. Incorporates Visitor Information Centre.
10am - 3pm weekdays.
Ph 09 420 7162, Fax: 09 420 7605

Creative Helensville
A group focused on creative initiatives for the Helensville area to reflect the artistic and heritage character of the community. Includes representatives from Art Kaipara Inc, the Helensville District Business Association Inc, Lions Club of Helensville, Performing Arts Centre Kaipara South Inc. with support from the Rodney District Council.
Contact Jo Ogilvy Ph 420-8580

Deer Farmers' Association
R. Waite, South Head Rd, South Head. Ph 09 420 2701

Dove Counselling
Leigh Cummings Ph 09 420 8980

Federated Farmers Association - South Kaipara Branch
John Glasson. Ph 09 420 8508

Federated Farmers Assn - Womens Division
A. Hellyer. Ph 09 420 5079

Fire Brigade - Volunteer
Ian Osborne, 21 Downer St, Helensville. Ph 09 420 8149

Focus 2000 Ltd
Provides home care support for residents in the Helensville area.
Ph 09 420 7596, website:

Green Prescription
Helensville GRx Community Group is a supportive physical activity and education session for Green Prescription clients in Helensville and surrounding areas. Launch Tuesday, 11th August 10am-11.30am.  Contact: Tracy Hudson DDI (09) 415 4611, Mobile 027 2413 409, email

Helensville Community Caring Association
Meets 11am every Wednesday at Hospital rooms, Commercial Rd, Helensville. Contact Thelma Sanson, Ph 09 420 8158

Helensville Museum
Operated by Helensville and District Historical Society Inc.
Riverside Reserve, Mill Road, Helensville. P.O. Box 133, Helensville. Administration: Lynn Millar, Ph 09 420 7881.

Helensville Railway Station Trust
2 Railway Street, Helensville (behind the GAS petrol station)
P.O. BOX 70 , Helensville
Railway Museum adjacent to station features operating model railway and other exhibits. Open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm. Cafe, gallery and shops also in the station.

Helensville Women and Family Centre
104 Commercial Road, Helensville. PO Box 141, Helensville
Ph: 09 420 7992 Email:
Open: Monday - Friday 9.30am-2.30pm. 
Services - counselling, family support, wellbeing courses, youth programmes, keep safe pre-school programme. Resources - library, information, refreshments, child friendly playground. Volunteers and donations welcome. Website:

Historical Society
P.O. Box 133, Helensville. Administration: Sue Hadwin Ph 09 420 7881. President John Smith, Ph 09 420 8428

Kaipara Forest & Bird
Convenor: Suzi Phillips, Private Bag 1, Helensville 0800. Ph 021 271 2527 email
Secretary: Maire Thompson, Waimauku. Email

Helensville Public Library, Commercial Rd, Helensville (in Helensville War Memorial building). 
9.30am - 5pm weekdays, 9.30am - 4pm Saturdays. Internet access available.

Lions Club of Helensville
Meets 6pm every second and fourth Monday at the Lions Lounge, Rautawhiri Park, Rautawhiri Rd, Helensville. P.O. Box 74 Helensville.
President: Ed Hayhoe, Ph 420 6390, mobile 021 420 031
Secretary: Michael O'Neill, Ph 420 6208, email

Masonic (Duke of Albany) Lodge - Chas Holst, Woodhill. Ph 09 420 8008 ah

Neighbourhood Support
Neighbourhood Support's aim is to nurture more resilient and safer communities so we can positively influence outcomes. Neighbourhood Support shares ideas and insight in order to make their community a place where they are proud to belong to.
Contact: Julie Walles, ph: 0800 9 420-111

Parent Aid North West
Offers free practical home help to South Kaipara families with an under 5 yr old needing an extra pair of hands due to a new baby, illness, accident, sleep deprivation or stress.
Kim Gordon, ph 09 420 7002 or 0800 222 402.

Plunket Society
Julia Hodges. Ph 09 420 8810

Ratepayer Associations

  • Kaukapakapa - Secretary, email:
  • Makarau - Alison Adams. Ph 09 420 5119
  • Shelly Beach Residents’ and Ratepayers’ Association - Andrew Leader (chair), Ph: 420 2150, email:
  • South Kaipara Landcare - Greg Smith. Ph 09 420 2555
  • South Kaipara Residents’ and Ratepayers’ Association - Dianne McLeod (chair), Ph: 420 2510, email: Valerie Nicholls (secretary), Ph: 420 2843, email:
  • Te Awaroa Residents' & Ratepayers Association - Secretary Jenny Smith, Ph: 420 7481, email:
  • Waitoki - Warren Third. Ph 09 420 4910

Red Cross Support Group
Madge Balderston, 11 Awaroa Rd, Helensville. Ph 09 420 8698

Rodney Neighbourhood Support
Co-ordinator Margaret Faed, email

The Kaipara Memorial RSA (inc)
49 Commercial Rd, Helensville.
Meals available Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6pm.
President: Peter Phelan. Secretary/Manager: Graham Matthews
Phone: 09 420 8888. Fax: 09 420 8834. Email
Women's Section: Pat Beattie

Rotary - South Kaipara
Meets 7pm to 8pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Parakai School, Fordyce Road, Parakai.  Rotary is a worldwide service organisation that focuses on community
projects.  All community projects considered. New members welcome.  Visit us at: or
Contact: Leigh Kelly, Ph 021 625 491

S.A.D.D. (Students Against Drunk Driving)
Kaipara College, Helensville. Ph 09 420 8640

St John
Roy Humphris, 10 Rata St, Helensville. Ph 09 420 8412

Senior Citizens
Ann Phillips-Gray. Ph 09 420 7708

South Kaipara Community Patrol
Jennifer Orr-Havill. Ph: 022 194 9839 Email: Website:

South Kaipara Men's Trust
Offers services directed towards the needs of men, young men and their families, including counselling, career development, men's groups, 'father and son' summer activities, the Clearing Anger programme and referral to specialist services. Awaroa Rd, Helensville. Manager: Mike Bridgman.
Ph 027 800 8081.

South Kaipara Neighbourhood Support
Available 24/7 with dedicated members. Help us build a safer community. Report Crimes as you see them happen, provide anonymous tips, or general enquiries.
In Association with NZ Police.
Phone: 0508 420 111. Website: Facebook:

South Kaipara Landcare
Neil Waller, Ph 09 420 2532

West Auckland Hospice
Ph 09 834 9750

Womens Institute
Helensville - Meets 1pm 1st Thurs of each month at the Masonic Hall, Kowhai St, Helensville. Contact Hilda Reaves Ph 09 420 7106.
Waimauku - Ph 09 411 8261