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October 23rd, 2014

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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 the November 2014 issue.

Next Local Events

Rodney Coast Multisport Challenge
Sun, 9th November, around Rodney. Cost: $50 - $70. Entry-level multisport event with 10km forest run, 30km road cycle, 24km mountain bike on rural roads, 8km kayak to finish. Begins at Muriwai Beach and finishes at Wenderholm. Contact:

Trivial Pursuits Evening
Friday, 14th November, 7.30pm start at the Helensville Hall. Fundraiser for Helensville A&P Show.

Community Crime PRevention & Safety Day
Sat, 15th November, 10am-3pm at the Helensville showgrounds. Entry by gold coin donation. Fun, interactive family day about crime prevention and safety.

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Local Spotlight

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Helensville Poll

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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!

Quick Statistics on Helensville [ external link - Statistics New Zealand website ]

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HELENSVILLE NEWS: The Helensville News newspaper is now available online for reading or download.