Please see the recent articles and publications below for more information on Burnside High.



Term 1 Newsletter 2022

See You At The Bottom - The New Zealand Snow Movie

For the first time, all NZ ski areas have teamed up and the result is See You at the Bottom – the New Zealand Snow Movie! We’re so excited about this short film which showcases NZ’s three (distinctly different) major ski area regions – Queenstown/Wānaka, Canterbury and Ruapehu. read more

UC eyes the future of digital screen convergence

The University of Canterbury's state of the art Digital Screen Campus (DSC) will provide training for future leaders in film production, game development and cross reality. read more

Fourth cohort of 5,000 international students as a border exception

A new cohort of up to 5,000 international students was announced by the Government on 3 February 2022, as part of a five-step plan to reopen Aotearoa New Zealand’s borders. read more

Simon Li wins the NZ Bright Awards Best Game Category

For the second year in a row, a Burnside High School student won the national Bright Awards Game Category read more

International Department WeChat Access

Here you will find daily posts on matters relating to Burnside High School in Mandarin for our Chinese community. read more

Asian Family Services

Our Mission: Working with Asian families and communities to be healthy and resilient 我们的服务主旨 携手亚裔家庭,共建和谐社区 私たちの目標:アジア人家族やコミュニティーの健康と、回復に向けて 우리의 사명: 행복한 아시안 가정, 건강하고 활기찬 공동체. read more


Personal wellbeing and mental health are very important to a healthy life. Find out how to stay happy, healthy and safe as an international student in New Zealand. read more