2014 Afterburn Report Out Now!

Each year we have a debrief after Kiwiburn to learn what worked well and where we could improve. The team leader of every ‘department’ files a report. Have a read and find out where your money goes, how the event was managed and what we could change. Thanks to all the hardworking volunteers who help make Kiwiburn a safe, fun place to be - have you thought how you could be involved more?

You can read the Afterburn report here.


2015 Dates Announced!

We have some fantastic news to share with you - we'll be back in Hunterville next year! Kiwiburn 2015 will be held from Wednesday 21 January through Monday 26 January. The theme discussion will be underway soon, meanwhile you can start making travel plans back to the paddock!


2014 Excom Summit #1!

The Excom is wrapping up the year after another wonderful event, ready to start looking forward and planning for 2015! We recently held a small summit - head here to find out what we talked about! Summit #2 is happening at the end of May, so stay tuned for more news regarding our organizational structure! Wooo!


Always Take the Weather With You

Tickets are flying out the door - it's going to be the biggest Kiwiburn ever! The weather is warm in the day and cold at night and generally changeable. Of course the forecasters are always wrong, though you can check it out here: http://www.metservice.com/rural/wanganui


Standing on Shaky Ground

There was a 6.3 earthquake on Monday. Everyone and everything is fine on site, except for a few cliffs down river. If you're planning on bringing or building anything that could be a danger during any aftershocks, please reinforce accordingly.


Purchasing Tickets Before You Get to the Paddock

You’ll be able to buy your tickets instore and online until midnight, Friday, 24 January for $150 +bf, or at the Gate for $200 cash.


Kiwiburn's 2014 Event Guide Out Now!

We've just compiled the Event Guide for Kiwiburn 2014 and golly is it a cracker! Tonnes of theme camps, art and contributions ranging from workshops to wine tastings!
Check it out online here and print a copy out for the car ride - or pick one up at Gate!
What are you doing in a week? Find out!


News From the Paddock!

The MPW (Ministry of Public Works) have been on site for a week building the town for Kiwiburn. Seems it can get a little chilly at night, so pack warm things. And if you're keen to stay in touch with the default world while on the paddock, cellphone coverage is great for Vodafone users though not nearly as good for Telecom or 2Degrees.


Kiwiburn 2014 Survival Guide Now Available!

As Kiwiburn 2014: Forgotten Dreams creeps ever closer, we present to you the key to success on the paddock: our 2014 Survival Guide!

Here you'll find all kinds of handy hints to staying safe and healthy and having a good time during your time at Kiwiburn.

Print it out, give it a read, and then keep it in the car to pass around on the drive here!

We'll see you all soon!



What to Bring Guide Out Now!

The updated Survival Guide will be out really soon, but in the meantime we have some quality reading for you - this new guide on what to bring to Kiwiburn!

You can click here to view the list in your browser, or right click and save file to download it.

Top of the list is enough food, water, clothing and shelter to last you the 5 days of the event.