Helensville Show Programme 2020
Here’s a list of attractions and activities you can enjoy at the 2020 Helensville A&P Show, plus the show’s programme of events.
Our next show is on Saturday, February 29th, 2020.
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.