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

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

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

Theme Camp News!

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Sensory Dispensory Maxine Andersonso

Photo by Maxine Anderson Tickets: Check! Idea: Check! Getting Organised: In Progress! Theme Camp registrations are open, so get your thinking caps on and amaze fellow Burners with your creative and outrageous ideas for a Theme Camp. We can’t wait to see all the regulars and to welcome some new ideas into the mix on the Paddock. Bring chill spaces, … Read More

Bringing a Theme Camp?

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Photo by Kasai Photography   Registrations for Theme Camps are now open! Read about Theme Camps to find out what you need to know and do in order to register yours. There is some important information to be aware of which you can find here. Bringing a Sound Camp? Have a nosey at our new and improved Sound Policy, which is … Read More

Theme Camp Registrations

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Dancealot Camp

Photo by Peter Jennings   Calling all Theme Camp Organisers! So you wanna have the raddest, most outlandish, swishest Theme Camp known to man? Or maybe a chilled out space with pillows is more your thang? Whichever way your Theme Camp wind blows, start putting your thinking caps on as registrations for Theme Camps will start on 14 September. Yup, that’s … Read More

Goodbye to Anne – Art and Theme Camps Coordinator

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Anne is stepping down as Art and Theme Camps Coordinator Yup, it’s true.  I have been the Art and Theme Camp Coordinator (A&TC) for Kiwiburn since 2012 so I feel qualified to say that this is absolutely the best volunteer job at Kiwiburn. As A&TC, I have been the first person to find out what crazy art and Theme Camps … Read More

Meet Diia – The Kiwiburn Arts Facilitator for the 2020 event

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As part of our ongoing behind the scenes series on Kiwiburn volunteers, we’re delighted to introduce you to Diia, the Arts Facilitator for Kiwiburn, a member of ExCom and the KAC team. Her first Burn was Burning Seed in 2014 and she since been attending Trans Tasman Burns such as Seed and Kiwiburn, as well as Burning Man. Diia was … Read More

Meet Kali – Event Manager for Kiwiburn 2020

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head shot of Kali Zahira, Kiwiburn Event Manager 2020. 3/4 pose, smiling, black and white, long dark hair, wearing a white shirt.

In our series to introduce you to some of the behind-the-scene volunteers who help make Kiwiburn happen, we would like to introduce to you to… drumroll please… Kali, who is our brand-new Event Manager, a freshly created position for Kiwiburn 2020. However, Kali is not new to Kiwiburn, nor are the skills that she contributes. Kali has attended seven Kiwiburns, volunteering … Read More

Kiwiburn Support Services Summit

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Last weekend, a bunch of volunteers got together to ensure Kiwiburn 2020 is the safest event yet! Support Services. Sounds like exciting stuff, right? Well, maybe not though they sure were productive! Powered by pizza and a desire to improve communication, they gathered over a weekend representative from Rangers, Sanctuary, Deep Space, Consent Guardians, Site Managers and Operations to discuss … Read More

The Funky Freak Show rolls into town again!

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Hey all you funky Burners out there, dress up as your funkiest freakiest selves and help three Theme Camps raise some $$ to bring even more deliciousness with them to the Paddock in 2020! This event will benefit three Kiwiburn Theme Camps! Funkhutt, Hijinxx, and MCC, the Mint Country Club. Please support them. Details here. What freak will you transform … Read More

Regional Round Up

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Membership Applications for the new Burning Seed Entity The Burning Seed restructure committee is seeking expressions of interest from people who want to be a member of the new entity that will run Seed into the future. Details here. Theme Camp Info Night – Melbourne A chance for those curious to bring a Theme Camp to Burning Seed in 2019 … Read More

Important ticketing changes: Black Rock City 2019

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“Burning Man is anything but convenient, and therein lies its transformative potential!” – Maid Marian A shift in the culture of Burning Man is driving significant changes in ticketing for the 2019 event. Read here about the changes put in place to preserve and protect the community ethos and maintain the integrity of Burner culture.

Ignition ignited our hearts!

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Thank you to all the organisers and volunteers who worked tirelessly to create an incredible burn-style event in a beautiful location in the Waikato region embracing the Ten Guiding Principles. The lush site with a backdrop of the Kaimai ranges was host to 800 Burners, 45 Theme Camps, most of them long-standing Kiwiburn camps, inspiring Art installations, and a diverse … Read More

The Froot Tree

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Your help is needed to grow an amazing camp, ‘The Froot Tree’, a space for younger Western Australian burners. Specifically created for older teens/young adult burners, this camp provides an open but completely weather proof indoor hideaway. A spacious cosy, beautiful, creative and comfortable bell tent to dance, play games, make music, make friends and make sure everybody is happy, welcomed, … Read More

Ignition news!

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Hey you, the Igintion team area working really hard to make sure the event happens and they need you to check your email and respond asap if you: applied to be a Theme Camp applied to for an Art Grant volunteered for Gate volunteered as a Consent Guardian volunteered for Ministry of Barn Works volunteered to be a Ranger If … Read More

Support your camps and community

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There are two special Burner events happening this weekend around the North Island, and both are fundraisers which will benefit Camp Nipple Clamp, Pillowtopia, Hijinxx, Funkhutt and a (nameless) new kid on the block! Go have FUN and help RAISE some much needed funds to help get a bunch of Theme Camps to Ignition festival in 2019. The Paddock needs them … Read More

Get yourselves to these Theme Camp fundraisers!

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Rollup! Roll up! to the Funky Freaky Show! Hey all you funky freaky Burners out there, dress up as your funkiest freakiest selves and help a couple of Auckland-based Kiwiburn camps raise some much needed $$ to get them to the Paddock in 2019! Groove to the sounds of fabulous DJs (line up announced soon) at a good ol’ fashioned … Read More

Burning Seed Theme Camps

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The Burning Seed 2018 event has already sold out. What will be happening on their paddock? See which camps have registered already – check them out here.