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BUG New Zealand travel guidebook

Destination guides > Pacific Islands > New Zealand > Auckland Region > Helensville

Helensville

This small town is close to the southern extremity of Kaipara Harbour. It was settled by a Scottish timber miller who built a house that he named “Helen’s Villa” after his wife; shortly thereafter the settlement became known as Helensville. The town is a centre for the surrounding dairy farming and timber industries and some travellers visit the hot springs at Parakai, 3km from Helensville.

Coming & going

Auckland’s suburban rail network has recently been extended to Helensville. The one-way fare from Auckland’s Britomart Transport Centre to Helensville is $9.10.

Hostel accommodation

Malolo House

110 Commercial Road, Helensville
Tel (09) 420 7262

No booking fee when you book this hostel online at bug.co.uk

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