Gifting

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‘Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. The value of a gift is unconditional. Gifting does not contemplate a return or an exchange for something of equal value.’ What does gifting mean to you? One of the 10 Guiding Principles of Burning Man written by founder Larry Harvey, it was inspired by Lewis Hyde’s “The Gift”.  “The Gift … Read More

Round up the Regionals!

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Here’s your slick summary of other burning events from around the globe – what’s on, what happened and what the hell?! You may learn a thing or to about Kiwiburn while you’re at it… Going to AfrikaBurn next year? It’s on 27 April – 3 May tickets are on sale soon! And perhaps you’d like to go to Blazing Swan … Read More

Burrowing Pufferfish Fundraiser

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Who’s up for a PAAARTY? The Burrowing Pufferfish Theme Camp is throwing one epic weekend-long celebration to raise some much needed cash to help elevate their camp to the usual amazing experience that it is. It all starts on Friday 22 November and lasts until Sunday 24 November. You can still help shape Friday night’s festivities as those are being … Read More

Tickets. Register to buy or sell now

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Secure Ticket Exchange Program STEP is now open and anyone who wishes to sell or buy a ticket to Kiwiburn 2020 can register to do so. There has been huge interest, particularly from buyers. The queue will move slowly to start with so be patient and keep checking your place in the queue so you are ready when it’s your … Read More

Did Someone say Be a Volunteer?

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Well, yes. We did. A few times actually. So get off your bum and check out the vacancies. The event cannot be a success without your input, nor can it grow and accommodate all who clearly want to come along. Every single one of you should contribute something, and whilst some go above and beyond (thank you!), others seem to … Read More

Adopt-a-Burner is up for Adoption!

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Do you think it’s important to acculturate our newbies? Are you keen to help connect first timers with experienced Burners? Then Adopt-a-Burner needs you! Adopt-a-Burner is a community organised programme which ran for the first time in 2018 for people going to Kiwiburn. New and old Burners who were keen to be involved filled out surveys about themselves, and a … Read More

Joining the Kiwiburn Facebook Group

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So you’ve got a ticket, or hope to get one soon, and would like to be in the know for all things Kiwiburn 2020? Why, as well as the website, there’s a Facebook Group page for that. It’s where you can go to get up-to-date news or reminders, and exchange all sorts of Kiwiburn related knowledge, making it almost as … Read More

Burners without Borders

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If you’ve not yet heard of this amazing group, then let us introduce you to them: Burners without Borders (BWB) is a volunteer driven international organisation comprised of Burners who work with local communities to bring about meaningful change. They offer aid, organisation and community services after major disasters, such as a Hurricane or wildfires among others. One of the … Read More

Bandits of Coco Mafia Support Fund

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Imagine returning home from your local Burn, exhausted from having put all the hard graft in, and still buzzing from the amazing experience, only to find your home has been ransacked and burgled? Well, exactly that happened to Tanner Grove- Nty (Coco Poco Loco) Toni (BBB and The Syncity Supper Klub) Ali (Middle Eastern Mafia) and Shaye (President – Site … Read More

Notes from Burning Seed and Burning Man

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Circadian Migration, Melburn Decompression 2019 event is being held in November. Details here. Decompression is a thing. Read more from Halcyon here. An aerial view of build week at Burning Man 2019. The air and the playa here. Want to build the Temple at Burning Man in 2020? Applications now open.

STEP opens this Saturday

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Be ready: STEP opens this weekend on 5 October at 10am STEP be the place where you can sell your unwanted or surplus tickets, and subsequently buy those hot tamales if you did not succeed in the original sale. For more on how STEP works and what it is, see here.  Access STEP here Check out the Kiwiburn website for more … Read More

Juicy Kiwiburn Volunteer Roles up for grabs

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Volunteers still needed! Have a look on the website for all open opportunities. They include roles on ExCom (the executive committee of people helping making the event happen), year round options and on-Paddock openings, all of which are important and all of which have one component missing: YOU! You make Kiwiburn happen, so register your interest and get involved!

Get to know your Effigy and Temple Leads

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Nico with Helping Hand Art

Helping Hand by Nico Woodward, 2016   Kiwiburn is such a creative community! The designs for both the Effigy and the Temple have been chosen, the details of which will be revealed on the Paddock. Meanwhile, we’ve spoken to the visionaries behind these creations to learn a little more about them and their art.  Congratulations on your submission being chosen. … Read More

Regional Round Up

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A round up on Many of the Things not happening on our shores and some that are. Remember, if you have news you want to add to this tasty mailer flick us a line: news@kiwiburn.com The environment and Burning Man – consider your impact is a series of blog posts on the Burning Man Journal which asks you to consider … Read More

“We’re not competition, baby, I’m the only one that does what I do.”

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Cha-ching, help to bring Paddock Radio to the Paddock in 2020!  Paddock Radio is a solar powered, not for profit radio art project that plays 100% submitted content. He is fundraising to bring the bangin’ tunes and great vibes to Kiwiburn and other festivals in 2020. While much of the equipment already exists, they need to raise 1500 huck to … Read More

STEP Opens 5 October

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We know that y’all are burning (ha, see what we did there?) to hear about when STEP opens and how you can get your hands on tickets that others no longer need. STEP will open on Saturday 5 October at 10am. Secure Ticket Exchange Program (STEP) is a system offered by Quicket to facilitate the secure exchange of tickets between … Read More

Effigy and Temple Announcement!

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Time to get even more excited about Kiwiburn 2020 as the Temple and Effigy designs have been selected. Congratulations to both artists, and thank you to everyone who sent through their ideas. The Effigy is called ‘The Birthing Goddess’ and was submitted by Wellington Burner, Jeanne Dear. And the winning submission for Temple is ‘The Temple of the Future’ as … Read More

Any Go-Getters out there?

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Dedicated and energetic Volunteers interested in leadership wanted! Kiwiburn is looking for a number of Executive Committee (ExCom) members. Do you have what it takes for a year-round commitment? Would you like to be on the forefront of shaping the event? Are you able to dedicate a few hours a week (more in busy times) towards making executive decisions, collaborate … Read More

Calling all eager Helpers

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vOLUNTEERING LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Got your ticket? Well, thats spiffy, ‘cos now its time to choose how you can make your Burn that much more special by volunteering. There are loads of options, from year round roles to on site, to general helpers, to specific, more skilled positions. Have a look what’s available, and fill in the form, or send the team an email with any questions. … Read More

Art, Theme Camps and Event Registrations

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Volker Huenert Art Piece KB18 hanging Umbrellas

Photo by Volker Huenert. Artwork by Andy Flint. The elements which make Kiwiburn a Burn are the amazing Art projects, the vibes and tunes coming from Theme Camps and the multitude of hosted events! What would the Paddock be without wondrous light installations, interactive sound art or sculpture that resonates with your mood?; without Theme Camps which engage or inspire, … Read More