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February 2015

Are you going to the Helensville A&P Show?

Results (5 votes)
Yes - 40%
No
- 20%
Depends on the weather - 40%

 

November 2013

Have you voted, or will you be voting, in the Auckland local body elections?

Results (6 votes)
Yes - 83%
No
- 17%

 

August 2013

How would you rate the performance of the Rodney Local Board in its first term?

Results (4 votes)
Good - 25%
Average
- 50%
Poor - 25%

 

May-July 2013

Have you submitted feedback on the Draft Auckland Unitary Plan?

Results (8 votes)
Yes - 13%
No but I intend to
- 25%
No - 63%

 

Jan-April 2013

Did you go to the Helensville...?

Results (18 votes)
Christmas Parade - 22%
150th Anniversary
- 17%
Both - 28%

Neither - 33%

 

May 2012

What should Helensville be called?

Results (116 votes)
Helensville - 84%
Te Awaroa
- 6%
Helensville-Te Awaroa - 6%

Something else - 3%

 

November 2011 - March 2012

Do you think the Helensville Community & Heritage Festival should be held...

Results (19 votes)
Annually - 58%
Every Second Year
- 37%
Less often - 5%

Never - 0%

 

June-September 2011

Will you be attending the special Rugby World Cup fan zone event in Helensville in October?

Results (33 votes)
Yes - 42%
No
- 55%
Unsure - 3%

 

January-March 2011

Which is your favourite local newspaper?

Results (16 votes)
Helensville News - 56%
Community News
- 19%

NorWest News - 19%
Rodney Times - 6%

 

October/November 2010

Will you be going to the Helensville Christmas parade this year?

Results (15 votes)
Yes - 40%
No
- 47%

Unsure - 13%

 

June-September 2010

Should there be design restrictions in Commercial Rd to ensure new buildings retain the town's heritage theme?

Results (22 votes)
Yes - 86%
No
- 9%

Unsure - 5%

 

February-May 2010

"Are you for or against the planned Kaipara Harbour tidal flow power generators?"

Results (41 votes)
For - 78%
Against
- 22%

 

December 2009/January 2010

"What do you consider to be the most important annual event in Helensville?"

Results (21 votes)
A&P Show - 62%
Horse Expo
- 10%
Heritage Day - 10%
Christmas Parade - 10%
Christmas in the 'Ville - 10%

 

October/November 2009

"Will you be taking part in any Heritage Day events?"

Results (5 votes)
Yes - 60%
No
- 20%
Unsure - 20%

 

September 2009

"Are you for or against the proposed Kaipara Mills residential development at the south entrance to Helensville?"

Results (18 votes)
For - 78%
Against - 22%

 

July/August 2009

"Should Rodney be part of the Auckland 'Super City' or become a standalone unitary authority?"

Results (15 votes)
Join Supercity- 33%
Become unitary authority - 67%

 

April-June 2009

"Will Helensville suffer when Auckland becomes a single 'Super City'?"

Results (31 votes)
Yes - 65%
No
- 29%
Unsure - 6%

 

January-March 2009

"Do you think the world economic downturn will hit Helensville businesses"

Results (25 votes)
Yes - 76%
No
- 16%
Not sure - 8%

 

November/December 2008

"Will you be going to Christmas in the 'Ville this year (Dec 20)?"

Results (27 votes)
Yes - 67%
No
- 15%
Not sure - 19%

 

August-October 2008

"Have you used, or will you be using, the new commuter train service to Auckland?"

Results (33 votes)
Yes - 64 %
No
- 30%
I'll be a regular user - 6%

 

June/July 2008

"Will rising fuel costs make you more likely to shop locally?"

Results (13 votes)
Yes - 77 %
No
- 23%

 

April/May 2008

"Should Rodney District be absorbed as part of a single greater Auckland local authority, or remain independent?"

Results (28 votes)
Be absorbed - 29 %
Stay independent
- 71%

 

January-March 2008

"Which type of power generation should be established in or near Helensville?"

Results (38 votes)
Gas - 5 %
Wind
- 21%
Tide / Wave - 37%
Other - 13%
Mix of Above - 24%

 

November/December 2007

"Does our newly elected council provide enough "new blood"?"

Results (17 votes)
Yes - 65 %
No
- 35%

 

September/October 2007

"Who will be the next Mayor of Rodney?"

Results (32 votes)
Alan Curtis - 16%
Hans Grueber
- 3%
Chris Laird - 56%
Wilhelmina Latupeirissa - 0%
Larry Mitchell
- 13%
Brian Neeson
- 3%
Robyn Studholme
- 0%
Wayne Walker
- 3%
Penny Webster
- 6%

 

August/September 2007

"Do you want Helensville to become part of a region-wide Auckland super-city?"

Results (19 votes)
Yes - 95 %
No
- 5%

 

July 2007

"Should Helensville stay in Rodney District or become part of Waitakere City?"

Results (28 votes)
Stay in Rodney - 79 %
Join Waitakere
- 21%

 

May/June 2007

"Do you support or oppose a SH16 traffic by-pass of Helensville to reduce heavy traffic in Commercial Rd?"

Results (48 votes)
I support it - 75 %
I oppose it
- 25%

 

March/April 2007

"Are you for or against the riverside landing project by Creek Lane?"

Results (17 votes)
For - 82 %
Against
- 18%

 

January-March 2007

"How often do you visit the Helensville Library?"

Results (32 votes)
Daily - 0%
Weekly
- 22%
Monthly - 19%
Occasionally - 50%
Never - 9%

 

Oct-Dec 2006

"Will you be going to Christmas in the 'Ville this year?"

Results (17 votes)
Yes- 59 %
No
- 41%

 

July-Sept 2006

"How often do you visit this website?"

Results (43 votes)
Daily- 7 %
Weekly
- 7%
Monthly - 14%
Occasionally - 37%
First Visit - 35%

 

May/June 2006

"Is Helensville fairly treated compared to other Rodney communities in terms of amenities and civic design?"

Results (36 votes)
Yes - 6%
No
- 94%

 

March/April 2006

"Is Helensville a safe place to live?"

Results (38 votes)
Yes - 42%
No
- 21%
Not Sure - 37%

 

February 2006

"Will you be going to the Helensville A&P Show on Saturday, January 25th?"

Results (14 votes)
Yes - 86%
No
- 14%
Not Sure - 0%

 

December 2005 / January 2006

"Did you go to the Helensville Christmas Parade or Xmas in the Ville?"

Results (30 votes)
Both - 20%
Xmas Parade only
- 23%
Xmas in the Ville only - 7%
Neither - 50%

 

November 2005

"Do you think the Helensville roadside banners should be used for:"

Results (27 votes)
Town promotion only - 70%
Commercial advertising only - 4%
Either - 26%

 

September / October 2005

"Will you participate in any way in PACKS?"

Results (16 votes)
Yes, I want to learn - 19%
Yes, I want to participate in events - 13%
Yes, I'll watch performances - 38%
No thanks - 31%

 

August 2005

"Do you want a gas-fired power station built at or near Helensville?"

Results (44 votes)
Yes - 48%
No - 52%

 

July 2005

"Have you been on the Riverside Walkway yet?"

Results (18 votes)
Yes - 72%
No - 22%
It's on my to-do list - 6%

 

May/June 2005

"I think Helensville's water supply is:"

Results (39 votes)
Fantastic - 23%
Good - 72%
Average - 0%
Not so good - 0%
Dreadful - 5%

 

Feb/April 2005

"Should Western Springs Speedway promotors be encouraged to resite the speedway at Helensville?"

Results (72 votes)
Yes - 49%
No - 51%

 

Nov 2004 - Jan 2005

"What are your main concerns about living in the Helensville area?"

Results (44 votes)
Crime / Tagging - 57%
Loss of rural character - 11%
Nothing for youth to do - 20%
Race relations - 5%
Rates - 2%
Roading - 5%

 

July-Sept 2004

"Do you agree with the ARC's new business differential rating system in Rodney?"

Results (10 votes)
Yes - 20%
No - 80%

 

May/June 2004

"Do you support using bilingual place and street names in Rodney District?"

Results (32 votes)
Yes - 44%
No - 56%

 

April 2004

"A second weekend market is being set up in Helensville. Can the town support two, or should they be combined?"

Results (5 votes)
Run separately - 60%
Should be combined - 40%

 

March 2004

"Have you personally been affected by tagging or other unruly or illegal behaviour by youth in the Helensville area?"

Results (24 votes)
Yes - 71%
No - 29%

 

Feb 2004

"Will you be going to the Helensville A&P Show?"

Results (12 votes)
Yes - 92%
No - 8%
Not Sure - 0%

 

Jan/Feb 2004

"How good is our current recycling service?"

Results (22 votes)
Great - 41%
Okay - 45%
Poor - 14%

 

Oct/Nov 2003

"Will you enter next year's Helensville Trolley Derby?"

Results (7 votes)
Yes - 43%
No - 14%
Maybe - 43%

 

Sept/Oct 2003

"How often do you visit this website?"

Result (39 votes):
Weekly - 13%
Monthly - 5%
Occasionally - 31%
First Visit - 51%

 

July/August 2003

"How carefully fo you read the Helensville News ?"

Result (22 votes):
Read it completely - 82%
Glance through it - 9%
Don't read it at all - 9%

 

June 2003

"Which candidate do you think will win the Western Ward byelection?"

Result (39 votes):
Kerry Gaston (Kumeu) - 41%
Thomas Grace (Helensville) - 3%
Graeme Hammonds (Kumeu) - 3%
Scott Osmond (Helensville) - 51%
Deborah Stites (Kaukapakapa) - 3%

 

April/May 2003

"Do you think Helensville can support nine new shops?"

Result (21 votes):
Yes - 67%
No - 19%
Not sure - 14%

 

February/March 2003

"What do you think of the NEW Helensville website ?"

Result (26 votes):
I Love It - 69%
It's Okay - 23%
I Don't Like It - 8%

 

January 2003

"Will you be going to the Food and Wine Festival ?"

Result (9 votes):
Yes - 56%
No - 22%
Not sure - 22%

 

Nov/Dec 2002

"Did you take part in any Helensville Spring Festival events?"

Result (6 votes):
No - 83%
Yes - 17%

 

Sept/Oct 2002

"Does Helensville get a fair deal from Rodney District Council?"

Result (12 votes):
Poor - 42%
Average - 33%
Excellent - 25%


 

May/July 2002

"How do you rate Helensville as a town to live in?"

Result (31 votes):
Poor - 19%
Fair - 10%
Average - 10%
Good - 16%
I Love it! - 45%

 

March/April 2002

"Should Helensville be developed as an arts centre?"

Result (5 votes):
Yes - 80%
No - 20%

 

January 2002

"Should Helensville have a proper council-provided Christmas tree in future?"

Result (13 votes):
Yes - 77%
No - 23%


 

December 2001

"If organic collections were held annually in Helensville would you help?"

Result (8 votes):
Yes - 75%
No - 25%

 

September/October 2001

"Are you for or against a skateboard park being built at Rautawhiri Park?"

Result (24 votes):
For - 83%
Against - 17%

 

July/August 2001

"Are you satisfied with the quality of Helensville's water supply?"

Result (11 votes):
Yes - 0%
No - 73%
Use Tank Water - 27%


 

June 2001

"Have you changed your shopping habit since the opening of the Woolworths supermarket?"

Result:
Yes - 80%
No - 20%

 

May 2001

"If Helensville was linked to Auckland by light rail, would you use the service regularly?"

Result: (21 votes)
Yes - 95%
No - 5%

 

March 2001

"Should Helensville stay in Rodney District or become part of Waitakere City?"

Result:
Stay in Rodney - 74%
Join Waitemata - 16%