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

Come Join the Communications Team

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Do you enjoy writing and editing articles, and dabble in social media? Are you good at graphic design or have a knack for all things website-y? Well, then have we got a job(s) for you! The hip and happenin’ super-awesome folks from the Communications Team are looking for a number of volunteer roles to be filled (full disclosure: current Communications … Read More

Kiwiburn Facebook Page hits 10,000 Likes

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Extra, Extra! We’ve hit 10,000 likes! Kiwiburn’s Facebook page has proven rather popular and is being followed by heaps of cool folk out there. Yep, that’s you! Not too shabby for wee little regional burning event at the bottom of the globe we say. Yay us! Keep up the good work and keep inviting your friends to this site. And there is also … Read More

Facebook Group rules 

Kiwiburn Media Team

The Kiwiburn facebook Group has 10 rules to abide by which have recently been updated. They are all pretty much commonsense, though it is helpful to have clear guidelines in place, for those rare moments when the admins have to take some action. Keep being kind, and read on:   1. Be kind and courteous We’re all in this together … Read More

Keeping social media social

Kiwiburn Media Team

Kiwiburn’s social media pages have been fairly undramatic and troll-free for all the years they have existed. Thanks for being such a polite community! Occasionally it is good to remind everyone there are guidelines for belonging to a Group, so always take the time to think before you post. The Kiwiburn Group guidelines are: “Kiwiburn is New Zealand’s Regional Burning … Read More

New Community Engagement Lead

Kiwiburn Media Team

Kiwiburn is full of all sorts of wonderful people like you! Kiwiburn is a community, not just an organisation, and it’s growing daily, so we have introduced a Community Engagement Lead to act as a conduit between the decision makers and those affected by the decisions. Kat Robbie will be facilitating information sharing and consultation to encourage active participation and … Read More

Facebook Group privacy

Kiwiburn Media Team

The Kiwiburn Facebook Group privacy setting has changed from Public to Closed. Some community members had expressed that they preferred not to engage in discussion on a public forum. A week long poll withing the Group supported the change. The Group is still easily found when searching, and you are still required to request to join. There are also two questions … Read More