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Art Kaipara Inc
Secretary: Heather Steadman, email:

Auckland Council - Helensville Service Centre
49 Commercial Rd, Helensville (in War Memorial Hall building). Ph 09 301 0101

Bird Rescue
Judith Begg Ph 09 420 7395

North West Country Business Association
BID Manager: Danielle Hancock. Mobile 020 4002 7008. Email:
Mail: PO Box 199, Helensville 0840

Boat Ramps
> Springs Road, Parakai. concrete, from half tide & up, parking, pontoon jetty
> Shelly Beach, South Head. Concrete ramp to beach, all tide. Public wharf toilets, store.

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 

130 Garfield Road, Helensville. Ph 09 420 8645. Postal address 49 Garfield Road, Helensville. Email

Citizens Advice Bureau
16 Commercial Road, Helensville. Incorporates Visitor Information Centre.
10am - 1pm weekdays.
Ph 09 420 7162

Foodbank - Helensville/Parakai
Food parcels are delivered in the Helensville-Parakai area on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. People needing a parcel should phone 09 420 7725 and leave their details. Inquiries: contact co-ordinator Leigh Cummings, ph 09 420 8980

Genealogical Society
Helensville Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists.  Meets 7:30pm, 2nd Monday of each month from February to November at the Helensville War Memorial Hall supper room, Commercial Road.  Ph Bruce McLeod 09 420 5131.  Email

Helensville News
Helensville News is Helensville's community newspaper.
For all advertising and editorial enquiries contact Editor Dave Addison, Ph 09 420 7215 or email:

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:

Income Support Service
29 Commercial Rd, Helensville. Ph 09 420 7783

Justices of the Peace
Ross Anderson, Helensville. Ph 09: 420 8090
Dennis Cummings, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8980
Chas Holst, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8008
Roi Humphris, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8412
Peter Lock, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8816
John Smith, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8428
Bruce Stuart, Helensville. Ph: 09 420 8924
Grev Walker, Helensville, Ph: 09 420 7173
Emma Louissa Hepi, Te Moau Avenue, Parakai. Mob: 027 482 0036 Email:
Gillian Adshead, Glorit. Ph: 09 420 5318
Anna Jones, Kaukapakpa. Ph: 09 420 4353
Jenny Sheldon, Kaukapakapa. Ph: 09 420 4065
Jenny Holst, South Head. Ph: 09 420 2850
Marama Stead, South Head. Ph: 09 420 8942
John Eaton, Waitoki. Ph: 09 420 3331
Anne Adams, Woodhill. Ph: 09 420 9858
Dave Steele, Woodhill. Ph 09 420 8605

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

Marriage Celebrants
John Smith, State Highway 16, Te Pua. Ph 09 420 8428
Christine Impey, South Head Road, RD1. Ph 09 420 2086

Member of Parliament (Helensville electorate)
Hon. John Key (Prime Minister, National Party), Ph 09 412 2496. email: 
Electorate Office Agent: Genelle Bailey, email:

North West Migrant Families Assn
Ph 021 038 1256

Helensville Community Recycling Centre, Mill Rd, Helensville.
Open Wednesday through to Sunday 8am to 4pm from December to April. Second hand shop on-site. Accepts recyclables such as plastic/glass bottles, cardboard and paper, scrap metal and whiteware free of charge as well as saleable items for the second hand shop. Also general rubbish, green waste, and demolition material. The site does not accept hazardous waste or any materials containing asbestos.
Contact: Treena Gowthorpe, email:

Rubbish Collections
Contact Auckland Council for dates of rubbish collections in your area.

The Mt Tabor Trust
Manages four community houses providing care and support for intellectually disabled residents. Ph 09 420 9701

Vipassana Meditation Centre, Dhamma Medini
Offers 10-day courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka.
153 Burnside Road, Kaukapakapa. Ph 09 420 5319, Fax 09 420 5320
Email: Website:

Visitor Information Centre
Inside Citizens Advice Bureau (see above).


Public Transport
Buses are operated by Ritchies, phone 09 833 6053 or 09 832 5428
Bus stops are at Helensville Station, near the corner of Commercial Rd and Porter Cres, near the corner of Commercial Rd and Rimu St, and just past the store in Parkhurst Rd, Parakai.

Regional buses are operated by the Auckland Regional Transport Authority's MAXX service. Click here for detailed route descriptions and timetables