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    What's coming up at the Aurora Centre? This page has details of upcoming events hosted at Burnside High School's Aurora Centre. Both school-based and outside events are featured.

    Please note that not all events are published - due to the nature of the booking.

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    Aurora Centre Events - What's On At The Aurora Centre


    MAY 2020


    Burnside High School Presents - Lord of the Flies

    Wednesday 6 May and Friday 8 May - 7:00pm

    Tickets:  $5.00 - available at the Student Office (in May) or door sales on the night.


    Sir R S

    Saturday 29 May 2021

    Presented by Andrew Kay, Fane and BBC Studios

    Hear stories of epic adventures & explorations with the greatest adventurer of modern time An Evening with the World’s Greatest Living Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes Direct from the UK, the world’s greatest living explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes is coming to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in May 2020. In this fascinating evening we will hear tales from his expeditions over the last 50 years – the meticulous planning, the highs and the lows and just what it takes for someone to cut their own fingers off when frostbite sets in – and so much more. 

    “I’m thrilled to be visiting in May. I look forward to sharing stories from my many adventures over the years. From my young days in the British Army, through to climbing Mount Everest in my 60s, it will be a fun evening reminiscing about some good times”.

    Form more information please click here.

    If you have purchased tickets for this event on 23 May 2020 please contact Ticketek - 0800 842 538 or see

    More information regarding tickets for 29 May 2021 to follow.

    JUNE 2020

    Banff 2020

    Banff Mountain Film Festival

    Wednesday 3 June, Thursday 4 June, Friday 5 June & Saturday 6 June

    Tickets coming soon.