How to Find the Helensville Showgrounds
It’s easy to find the Helensville Showgrounds. The showgrounds are easy to reach from anywhere in the Auckland Region. Located on State Highway 16 at the northern end of Helensville town, the Showgrounds are about 45 minutes’ drive from downtown Auckland City, and about 30 minutes from the East Coast Bays.
From Auckland City: take the North Western Motorway and State Highway 16, following the signs to Helensville. Continue North past the Helensville shops; the Showgrounds will be on your right as you leave the town. Approx travel time 40 minutes.
From the North: turn right at Wellsford onto State Highway 16 and follow the signs to Helensville. The Showgrounds will be on your left just before the township. Approx 45 minutes from Wellsford.
From the East (Orewa, Whangaparaoa): take State Highway 1 towards Auckland, then turn right at Dairy Flat into Kahikatea Flat Road. At the Kaukapakapa Stone turn left onto State Highway 16 and continue to Helensville. The Showgrounds will be on your left just before the township. Approx 30 minutes from Orewa.