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Papers Past | Newspapers | NZ Truth | 1 February 1919 | Page 3 Advertisements Column 5

HINEMOA HOUSE Hot Springs, PARAKAI, HELENSVILLE* Has the best Medical Hot Springs m N.Z. Doctors say so. Baths right -ia the house, bo as not to run risk of getting chill. '50 comfortable rooms; also full-size Alcook billiard table, beautiful ball' arid card rooms. Baths 80 s 20; all hot mineral water at your door Better than Rotorua. 50 x 50 swiirimingr baths, m our own grounds. Tariff, 50s week, 8s "per day. Motor 'buses from Helensville proper to' door four .times daily. Trips as'per…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 30 September 1920 | THE SPRINGS DOMAIN.

THE SPRINGS DOMAIN. [TO THE EDITOR] SIR.—It is a real pleasure to every lover of the beautiful to know that a new, energetic Board has been elected, and that the members, with the capable assistance of Mr Snow as head gardener, are determined to set in order this charming spot, and generally to " buck up" for the season. For my part I am ready to give all the reasonablo help possible; and to prove that I am in earnest and that I have sincerely the welfare of the Domain at heart, I have…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 30 September 1915 | HINEMOA HOUSE

HINEMOA HOUSE PARAKAI HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS ANOTHER new and handsome commodious boarding-house of thirty-six rooms, situate just outside the Helensville Hot Springs Domain, is the result of Messrs A. Becroft and Sons' labours for some months past, and which is a credit to the firm in question, the owner (Mr Woolsey Allen, of Dargaville), the district, and all concerned. For conveniences of every description there is nothing to come up to it in any part of the North Island^ mainly because "…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 25 October 1917 | THE KAIPARA AND WAITEMATA ECHO WITH WHICH IS...

THE KAIPARA AND WAITEMATA ECHO WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED "THE KAIPARA ADVERTISER & WAITEMATA CHRONICLE," HELENSVILLE, THURSDAY, Oct 25, 1917 FLASHES. On Monday evening next, a fancy dress social will be held in the Star Theatre, supper provided, and a good time guaranteed. It is now time to order your Christmas greeting cards at the ECHO Office—a fine selection to pick from, with name, address, etc., from 6s per dozen. * The takings on Friday evening last at patriotic stall outside the Star…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 27 April 1916 | HELENSVILLE DOMAIN BOARD.

HELENSVILLE DOMAIN BOARD. TO THE EDITQR . JSlR^—I have-xead -with-some-iafcereat-the-report of the proceedings of Helensville Domain Board meeting on, April 13th. You :report, -that^/it•■was (;Unanimously decided •■•to make rep're'seritatibn to the Government as to the opposition being •carried on the; ■ §p;i-ii>gs, fand ||p^ advise'the G-overmen'fto'take over' the property junder the Public Works Act. Now, I think it would be more wise on the^part qf. thf-»Board if they had first…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Northern Advocate | 13 October 1919 | A HELENSVILLE CASE.

A HELENSVILLE CASE. ALLEGED BOGUS DOCTOR, FALSE PRETENCES CHARGE. SEVERAL ALIASES. A Russian, described as a dangerous and disaffected alien, who was arrested last August on a warrant from tbo military authorities and has since beoii detained in Mount Eden gaol, appeared at the Auckland Police Court, before Mr J. E. Wilson, S.M., to answer two charges of obtaining money under fat.se pretences. The accused, who was not represented by counsel, bore the following aliases: —Leo. Arthur Coplan…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 11 September 1912 | HELENSVILLE DOMAIN.

HELENSVILLE DOMAIN. TO THE EDITOR, Sir. —For a considerable' time ; ;now the Helensville Town Board jahave prided themselves upon the cojratrol and administration of the Helensi ville Hot Springs. le The attached-letters will come; as a shock to most .of the Residents^ of Helensville that an attempt is blesing made to take from the District pj the control of these Springs. ri I am not going into the matter jj bow as to whether it would be for the jfcc ultimate benefit of the District if…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 22 April 1920 | HOT SPRINGS LOCALITY

HOT SPRINGS LOCALITY IiKUWINU POPULARITY (From a Correspondent) The Easter holidays are now over and done with, but a good number of visitors still remain at the various boarding-houses, taking the baths, playing games, or having a quiet rest from the bustle and hurry of every-day life. The Easter season must have seen a record number of visitors to the springs, and the boarding-houses have every reason for congratulation on the large crowds of holiday-makers they catered for, and the manner…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 17 July 1914 | OUR HOT SPRINGS

OUR HOT SPRINGS AN ELABORATE REPORT ENCOURAGING TO ALL CONCERNED THE following welcome report from Dr A. J. Wohlman, Govern- ~ ment Ba lneologist, to the General Manager of the Health Department, Wellington, goes far to tell the local body what kind of an asset we have in the wonderful Hot Springs here, what is still wanting, and many other particulars:— ' REPORT ON HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS On June Bth in company with yourself I visited the Helensville Hot Springs. The controlling Board being…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 7 May 1913 | The Hot Springs.

The Hot Springs. Mrs E. Nicholls, who was the prime mover in the matter of the St Helen's Hospital enquiry, in Auckland, has been a visitor at the Hot Springs for the past month and leaves on Thursday. She pays a splendid tribute to the good effects of the Helensville baths, in that she came here a nerve-racked woman, quite run down, and was going away quite invigorated and strong again, and in splendid health. Mrs Nicholls was in Rotorua previously and someone told her of the good qualitios…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 11 March 1915 | ADVANCE HOT SPRINGS

ADVANCE HOT SPRINGS YET ANOTHER PRIVATE HOTEL DESPITE the war and the falling off of the tourist traffic elsewhere the Helensville Hot Springs have during the last summer and up till this period of autumn, surpassed all previous years so far as the number of patrons is concerned, the three large boarding houses opposite the Hot Springs Domain having been largely patronised during the season ; and as the splendid autumn we are now experiencing promises to continue, there is no fear of a great…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 21 October 1915 | OPENING BRIDGE AND HOT SPRINGS BATHS

OPENING BRIDGE AND HOT SPRINGS BATHS PROGRAMME FOR NEXT SATURDAY i THE Reception Committee will meet the Minister for Internal \ Affairs (Hon. Gk Wi Russell), at i Helensville South station at •v I 10.10 a.m., and, will drive him \v*> direct to the bridge, when Mr F. \Ms\Dye (Chairman of the Waitemata \ County Council) will introduce ' the Minister, and invite him to open the bridge. After the Minister declares .the 4, bridge open, Miss Dye will cut the ribbon. ' '*' Mr Dye will jthen make a…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 15 June 1916 | HOT SPRINGS HOUSES' SEWERAGE.

HOT SPRINGS HOUSES' SEWERAGE. TO THE EDITOR SIR, —In answer to Mr McLeod's letter re Hot Springs' houses, I would point out that the first part of his., letter is sufficiently replied to in my letter of even.date on Town Board affairs. Only one of us is clearly telling the truth. But with reference to the latter part, re Hinemoa House, the position is simple. For the past six months the Domain Board has received tens of thousands of gallons of hot mineral water for the baths from Hinemoa…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 23 June 1921 | HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS

HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS WORK IN PROGRESS A visit to the Springs at the present time is of interest, as a good deal of work is under way. The most important undertaking is the excavation for the new swimming-bath for ladies, which is being made to the left facing the entrance to the bath-house. The new bath will be of fair dimensions, and when completed will fill a long felt want. The excavation is proving- a very messy job, as a soft sticky clay is encountered, which takes some removing…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 11 November 1920 | HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS

HELENSVILLE HOT SPRINGS NEW WATER SUPPLY Boring operations at the Springs, for the purpose of securing a better supply of hot water for the swimming bath, have been carried out during the past few weeks. A bore put down midway between the bath house and the swimming bath choked up with very fine sand, and had to be abandoned. Another put down at the further right hand end of the swimming bath went through several feet of rock, and a very fine supply of hot water was tapped, which is now laid…

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Papers Past | Newspapers | Kaipara and Waitemata Echo | 11 September 1912 | Helensville Hot Springs

Helensville Hot Springs GOVERNMENT PROPOSE TAKING CONTROL. Mr Jas. McLeod hands us the i following letter, a copy of which "s has been received by each mem- I ber of the Domain Board, from * Mr J. G. Coates, M.P. for the f District : 5 iPaT[ J. oTcoaSs, Esq^M^^^ J " House of Representative, Welling ( "Dear Sir, —In answer to the rej ■ sentations of the deputation consistin ■ Messrs F. Jones, James McLeod,; Trounson and F. Brown, introduced to . by yourself on the sth instant, I havi I ■…