Helensville Show Programme 2020
Here’s a list of attractions and activities that visitors enjoyed at the 2020 Helensville A&P Show, plus the show’s programme of events.
Our next show is on Saturday, February 27th, 2021. Programme details will be listed on this page once they become available.
2020 Entertainment, Attractions and Activities
Many of our popular regular entertainers and attractions – and of course animals – are returning for our 2020 show, along with some great new ones.
- Equestrian Section – Vets North Hack & Small Hack (HoY Qualifier); Barfoot & Thompson Saddle Hunter & Show Riding Horse (HoY Qualifier); Farmlands Helensville Hunter (HoY Qualifier); Lead Rein & 1st Ridden Ponies; Burmester Realty Pony (HoY Qualifier); Led Pony; Welsh Pony & Cob; Harcourts the Difference Miniature Horse; Sport Horse, Standardbred Horse (HoY Qualifier); Pinto Horse (HoY Qualifier); Gypsy Cob.
- Livestock Section (behind main building under the trees) – Vets North Dairy Cattle & All Breeds Dairy; Carrfields Livestock Ltd Beef Cattle & All Breed Beef; Sheep; Dairy Goat; School Calf Club; Youth Dairy & Beef; Butch Pet Foods Pet Lamb; Northern District RAS Young Parader Competition.
Please note: because of the M. Bovis epidemic, there were no cattle at the show this year.
- Plus – PhysioFlex Guess the Weight Competition; Dayle ITM Woodchopping; Royal Canin Family Pet Dogs.
Main Stage, Exhibit Hall and Around the Grounds
- ‘Sue & Bruce’s Family Feast’ show – learn where your food comes from
- Live music with The Groove Diggers
- Tractors & farm machinery
- Junior Farmer competition
- Butter making demonstration
- Face Painting
- Spinning demonstration
- Clydesdale carriage and pony rides
- Garden Produce
- Craft & Needlework
- Drawing, Printing & Sculpture
- Children’s Competitions
- Helensville & District Historical Society display
Hospitality Area (beside main hall and woodchopping area)
- Food trucks
- Food and wine from around our region
- NZ Champion Brewery Liberty Brewery
- Covered seating area outside main hall
Woodchopping Area (to hillside and race track)
- Woodchopping with the North Harbour Axemen
Our sideshow area alongside the main racetrack will include a wide variety of rides and attractions for children of all ages, including: Large Rainbow Slide; Wipeout Balls; Boot Camp Obstacle Course; Pirate Ship; Cliff Jump; Kombi Rides; Laughing Clowns; Disney Tea Cup Ride, and Air Ball.
- Approx 125 trade sites & market stalls
- Delicious and diverse food and drinks
- Community Groups area
- Royal Canin Family Pet Dog competition
- Highland Dancing
- Clydesdale cart rides
1/2 round barn
- River Valley Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Guild competition
- Poultry display
Eftpos cash out facilities available at the Show Office
Please note: this programme for our 2020 Helensville Show is subject to change, and will be continually updated up to show day.
8.30am Equestrian Section:
– Vets North Hack & Park Hack Section
– Barfoot & Thompson Saddle Hunter & Show Riding Horse section
– Burmester Realty Pony Section
Carnival Area Opens
– Pinto Horse Section
– Harcourts the Difference Miniature Horse Section
Indoor Exhibit Hall opens
– School Calf Club followed by
– Youth Dairy & Beef Section followed by
– Northern District RAS Young Handler Competition
– Sheep Section
– Dairy Goat Section
Royal Canin Family Pet Dog Section – Entries open
Kaipara College Kapa Haka performance – Main Stage
OFFICIAL SHOW OPENING – Main Stage. Helensville MP Chris Penk.
Presentation of Royal Agricultural Society and Helensville A&P Association awards
Welsh Pony & Cob
North Harbour Axemens Club Woodchopping
Highland Dancing starts
PhysioFlex Guess the Weight Competition opens (closes 2pm)
Royal Canin Family Pet Dog
‘Sue & Bruce’s Family Feast’ food show – main stage
Sack Races – Main Stage area
Winners of trade site competition announced – Main Stage
Groove Diggers – Main Stage
‘Sue & Bruce’s Family Feast’ food show – Main Stage
– Farmlands Helensville Hunter
– Leading Rein & 1st Ridden Ponies
– Led Pony
– Sport Horse
– Gypsy Cob
Junior Farmer Competition practicals start – Main Stage area
Junior Farmer Speech Competition – main stage
PhysioFlex Guess the Weight Competition closes
PhysioFlex Guess the Weight Competition winner announced
The Groove Diggers – Main Stage
Kaipara College RockQuest band – Main Stage
Indoor Exhibit Hall Closes
The Groove Diggers Doobie Brothers Tribute show – Main Stage
Indoor Exhibit Hall – opens for collection of entries & prize money
Main stage closes.