Early Entry

Kiwiburn Media Team

IMPORTANT: Only volunteers, artists and Theme Camp representatives with approved early entry will be allowed onsite before 10am, 27 January 2016 – NO EXCEPTIONS. We are on private property and need to keep our pre-event population to a minimum. NOTE: being a volunteer does NOT get you on the list – only volunteers with early shift qualify for early arrival. … Read More

Ticketing update

Kiwiburn Media Team

Saturday’s ticket sale didn’t go quite as planned! Kiwiburn is well and truly oversold. Maybe there were ghosts in the machine, or Mercury being in retrograde is playing havoc with technology. Whatever the cause, ALL THE OVERSOLD TICKETS WILL BE HONOURED. Every cent of the money from tickets goes into making this and future events happen; from security, portable toilets, … Read More

Ticketing update after server crash

Kiwiburn Media Team

So many of you were trying to get tickets this morning that our server overloaded and died a horrible death, followed by the back up plan we had in place failing too. While we were trying to fix it all, a Kiwiburner unofficially posted a link taking you directly to the Cosmic page and their server had a spasm and … Read More

Surviving on the Paddock

Kiwiburn Media Team

Be prepared! Read the Survival Guide for essential information about the event, the site and for ideas on what to bring. Download the pdf now – here.

Town hall space for you to host an event

Kiwiburn Media Team

You know that twerkshop you wanted to organise? Or the barbershop afternoon? The ukulele jam which sounded like a good idea? Or the yoga class? But your tent is tiny and you don’t have anywhere to make your idea happen? Kiwiburn’s Town Hall is available to all – a space offering you the opportunity to host or be part of … Read More

Important ticket information – new release

Kiwiburn Media Team

The link to purchase tickets will be on the ticketing page of Kiwiburn’s website at 9am on Saturday 16 January – you must go Kiwiburn’s website to get the link rather than directly to Cosmic’s site. Tickets are limited to two per transaction. 100 tickets available at $155.00 +bf.

Kiwiburn Parking Policy for 2016

Kiwiburn Media Team

To make better use of the Kiwiburn site, and help create a more people-friendly space, there is a new parking policy for the 2016 event. Have a read on the KB-log:

DJing on the Paddock

Kiwiburn Media Team

Dancealot Camp

This is a call to all you lucky golden ticket holders who love to spin tunes and know how to mix those phat beats. It’s Dancealot‘s fourth year on the Paddock bringing you aural goodness, so if you’re keen to play any style of electronic music, reggae, dub, and everything inbetween, send a private message to Bing Crosby with your mix and your … Read More

Burning Man tickets

Kiwiburn Media Team

Information on tickets to Burning Man has yet to be released due to the planned introduction of Nevada’s Live Entertainment Tax, which Burning Man is disputing. Read more here.

Kiwiburn 2016 sold out!

Kiwiburn Media Team

Thank you for your support – Kiwiburn 2016 is now sold out! Did you miss out and are still keen to go? After discussing the space and volunteer situation, the ExCom has agreed to release 100 more tickets, available online from 9am on 16 January. Please remember that there are no free tickets for volunteers – everyone buys a ticket. … Read More

Kiwiburn 2016 tickets almost sold out

Kiwiburn Media Team

You’ve all been feasting on tickets and now there are only 50 of them left for Kiwiburn 2016: Pot Luck and Emotion. Head to our ticket page and have a read of all the information about how to get yours! nb There are no gate sales.

AGM 2015 Agenda

Kiwiburn Media Team

AGM AGENDA (Tuesday 18 August 2015) Full details on how to participate are here. Review of the previous year;– Chairperson’s Report– Treasurer’s Financial Report– Festival Afterburn Report Review of Committee Members and Officers’ roles and holders of these positions.Approval of plans for the balance of the current and next calendar years.Vote to continue the existence of the various sub committees.Available volunteer … Read More

Art Grants open!

Kiwiburn Media Team

Do you have something tasty planned for the Paddock next year? The most delectable art creation Kiwiburn has ever seen? We currently have two rounds of Art Grants to help make your dreams a reality. As Grants pay for only a portion of production costs, artists should be ready to seek out and show proof of other methods and sources … Read More

Nothing to complain about

Kiwiburn Media Team

What happens when you take the time to make a formal complaint? Well, we listen and we follow up. We received one complaint about Kiwiburn processes, and as a result these have been reviewed and updated to address the concerns. Kiwiburn received complaints about the behaviour of four people. All four complaints were investigated, and the outcome was that unfortunately … Read More

AfrikaBurn

Kiwiburn Media Team

“For one week each year, a temporary village blossoms in the desert of the Tankwa Karoo. To some, it’s home to an orgy of self-expression, psychedelics, and dancing. Beneath it lies an ethos that’s about finding new ways to solve old societal problems. At a time when we have to share an over-stretched, tightly packed planetary life support system, learning … Read More

Auckland Pre-burn: A Picnic of the Profound and the Profane

Kiwiburn Media Team

Save the date! Auckland is throwing a Pre-burn: A Picnic of the Profound and the Profane at Whammy Bar in K Rd on Saturday 17 October from 8pm – 3am. It’s a picnic, though not in a park! We’re laying out a veritable smorgasbord of aural and visual delights for you to feast on. We all love discovering art on … Read More

It’s a poster of pot luck and emotions!

Kiwiburn Media Team

Thanks to everyone who entered the poster competition this year! It was a close fought battle and we have a winner. Congratulations to Shelley Watson from Auckland, the ExCom voted her design as their favourite. She says: “I was thinking, if it were a meal, Kiwiburn would not be a traditional pot luck dinner, though it brings people together to … Read More

Build the Temple at Kiwiburn in 2016!

Kiwiburn Media Team

The Temples of Kiwiburn are special places where people gather. What would be your idea for creating a space for Burners to share? If you think you have what it takes to design / lead / build the Temple, take a look at the job descriptions. Applications are now open for the 2016 Temple. Apply now!

Want to build the Effigy for the 2016 event?

Kiwiburn Media Team

The largest art pieces on the Paddock are created by passionate Kiwiburners and have been amazing achievements over the years. Now it’s your turn to make your ideas a reality – the ExCom is receiving letters of interest. Do you have a vision for the Man? Read more about how to apply here.

Help Nepal – Burners Without Borders (BWB) 128 Initiative

Kiwiburn Media Team

Nepal has been struck by overwhelming tragedy recently with two large earthquakes. Longtime Kiwiburner Peter Brierley-Millman is helping out by raising the roof at Cloud9 to raise money to help them rebuild their devastated country. Gather your friends and bring them to Cloud9 on Saturday 13 June to celebrate life and having a roof over our heads with a fundraising … Read More