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Last updated
October 28th, 2014

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>> Trivial Pursuits Night
Friday, 14th November, 7pm at the Helensville War Memorial Hall. Fundraiser for A&P Show.
Phone 09 420 7572 or email info@helensvilleshowgrounds.co.nz to book


>> Horse Measuring 2014/15

New pricing: the RAS has set new horse measuring rates. They are:
- $30 for first measure
- $20 for annual remeasure (with existing cert)
- $10 young stock remeasure
- $75 for life certificate
- $75 for all replacement certificates
- $60 for special call-out measure

2014 Dates:
Sunday 9th November
Sunday 14th December

2015 Dates:
Sunday 18th January
Sunday 1st February

Phone Graeme, 09 420 8632 with enquiries or to make an appointment. Cost as above.

At some horse measuring days we have available a set of stock scales to measure the weight of horses.  Many people like to know the weight of their horse for drenching.  Cost is $10 per horse, no appointment necessary, no certificate issued.  Just turn up between 9am and 12 noon. Next weigh date tba. 

>> Members' Newsletter
Click here to download the February 2014 Member's Newsletter.
Back issues are also available.

>> Membership
Join us! Download a 2014/2015 membership form.



The next Helensville A&P Show is on Saturday, February 28th, 2015



The Helensville A&P Association runs the annual Helensville A&P Show at the Helensville Showgrounds. Our 2014 Show was the first officially-sanctioned Zero Waste event in Rodney District, and we believe the first Zero Waste A&P Show in New Zealand.

The Association is certified to to provide horse measuring, which it does on several days each year (dates listed at right).

The Helensville Showgrounds are also hired out for a wide range of public and private events and functions.

The Helensville A&P Association's history goes back to the turn of the century - the last century, that is. A small group of Helensville locals decided to hold an agricultural show - the inaugural Helensville A&P Show was held on January 24th, 1900. See our historical photo gallery.

The Association is part of the Northern District of the Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand.