The Helensville A&P Show Winter Series is a friendly, mini-competition held over three months during winter, to help keep our entrants interested and involved with the show during the off-season.

The Details

  • Entries cost $3 each, and should be dropped off and entered at the showgrounds hall between 9am and 10am on the day of the competition.
  • Classes are for Adults, or Youth 14 years and under.
  • Entries will be judged at 10.15am, and entrants are welcome to stay for morning tea while judging is underway.
  • Results and viewing of entries will be at approximately 11am, and entrants can collect their entries from approximately 11.15am.
  • Prize money is awarded in each class, as follows: First Place – $15.00; Second Place – $10.00; Third Place – $5.00.
  • For more information phone Julie on 09 420 7941 or Anne on 027 443 9474.

The 2019 Competitions (none held 2020 because of Covid-19)

(Check back soon for our 2021 Winter Series classes)

BAKING – Sunday, August 25th.

  • Bliss or Protein Balls x 3
  • Favourite Slice, any kind, 3 pieces
  • Anything Apple


  • Decorated Cupcake
  • Flavoured popcorn (1 cup)

FLORAL – Sunday, September 22nd

  • Recycled Container Arrangement (dried or fresh flowers)
  • Best Flower Stem, any kind
  • Dried Arrangement, may include accessories, any kind
  • Kokedama


  • Jam Jar of Groovy Greenery
  • Sand Saucer

KNITTING & CROCHET – Sunday, October 20th

  • Any Hat
  • Granny Square Blanket
  • Baby Set of 2 Items (any combo of hat, booties, blanket or garment)


  • Any crocheted or knitted item