Host your next event with the stunning backdrop of the Nelson Harbour and The Cut. The Aurora Lounge is available to hire in a variety of different formats / rates depending on the type of event.
ALL RATES INCLUSIVE OF GST
Weekday Rates (Mon-Thurs)
|Hourly rate||3-5hrs (daytime only)||$70/hr|
|Corporate||8am – 5pm||$360|
|Evening||6pm – midnight||$360|
|Full Day||8am – midnight||$450|
|Celebrations of Life / Tangi / Memorials||flexible||$300|
|Small group / short meeting fee||flexible||Contact us|
|Community Groups||flexible||Contact us|
Weekend Rates (Fri-Sun)
|Friday Wedding / Party||8am Fri – 8am Sat||$750|
|Extra Prep||6pm Thurs – 8am Fri||$250|
|Extra Pack-Up*||8am – midday Sat||$250 if available|
|Saturday Wedding / Party||10am Sat – 8am Sun||$1000|
|Extra Prep||6pm Fri – 10am Sat||$350|
|Extra Pack-Up||8am – midday Sun||$350|
|“The Big Weekend”||4pm Fri – 4pm Sun*||$1500 total|
NB. A 25% Discount is available on Saturday hires during the winter months of June, July and August.
|Sunday Wedding / Party||10am Sun – 8am Mon||$750|
|Extra Prep*||4pm Sat – 10am Sun||$250 if available|
|Extra Pack-Up||8am – midday Mon||$250|
All hires are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Hire.
Included in the hire rates
- 96 padded chairs
- 12 x six seater rectangular tables (1500 x 750)
- 12 x four seater square tables (750 x 750)
- Cleaning (basic clean – if excessively messy/dirty, extra cleaning will be charged)
- 2x 240l Rubbish Bins
- Additional Cleaning $50.00 per hour
- Extra Rubbish $15.00 per liner
- Deposit – to confirm booking 50%
- Bond – This is refundable on the 20th of the month following the event.
- Bonds are determined on a case by case basis depending on the type of event. As a guide, a weekend evening event (party/wedding etc…) would normally be $1000.
- Bond and balance are required no less than 14 days prior to the event.
- Nourish Catering is our in-house caterer. All catering must be organised through Nourish.
- For more details click here
- Please contact Chanté direct on email@example.com or 0212161184
- The lounge may be hired for non-catered and self-catered events but with no access to the kitchen.
Alcohol & Licensing
The Aurora Lounge is unlicensed and a venue where you can supply your own alcohol to guests FOC. Should you wish to run a cash bar for your event, you will need to arrange a special license. We recommend contacting a provider such as Nelson Venues or Pop Up Events.
The maximum number of people permitted is 185. To achieve the numbers below, extra tables and chairs would need to be arranged. Suggested capacity in different formats:
|Event style||Suggested capacity|
|Banquet (dancefloor & stage)||90|
- Lounge dimensions – 14m x 15m
- Dance floor dimensions – 5m x 9m
- Bar Chillers
- glass front: length 2.3m height 750mm depth 600mm
- under bench: length 1.9m height 800mm depth 600mm
- Mens – 1x toilet cubicle, urinal, 2x hand basins
- Ladies – 2x toilet cubicles, 2x hand basins