Community

Welcome to the Kiwiburn Community!

Here you’ll find the latest news and info, as well as connect with other Burners (via Facebook), and keep in touch with the happening at Kiwiburn Organisation, through our annual Census and Afterburn Reports.

Also, stay in touch via our Facebook Page and Facebook Group, which contain official information from the organisation and discussions with the community respectively (though of course all official information will be released here and in our Weekly Digest too).

Burning Around New Zealand

Wanting to connect with local Burners? There’s a wide range of places on Facebook to get information about local Kiwiburn communities

Latest News

Reintegration Tips

Now that the Burn is over, it’s time to get back into the default world. It’s reintegration time! Stink we know, but unfortunately there’s not enough Burns to just Burn all year round. Not yet anyway… It can be a jarring experience going from the Paddock to your...

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KB24 Stats

If you were on the Paddock this year, you may have felt the difference in the atmosphere - and not just because we didn’t have a Swamp Stomp repeat. The stats are in! This year there were a total of 1835 tickets sold with 1651 actually on site, meaning 89% of people...

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Lost & Found

If you're feeling the post-burn blues and realised you left something behind or stumbled upon a lost treasure, fret not!  Head over to the Kiwiburn Lost Property Facebook Page – the go-to spot for reuniting lost items with their owners! How to Reconnect: Lost...

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Leftover Love Thanks

We asked and y’all delivered! The Sustainability Team would like to say a ma-hoo-sive THANK YOU to our awesome KB family for all your donations to Leftover Love. Your willingness to give back to the local community saw a whopping 420 food donations and a grand total...

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Art Shark Update

We did the thing! Well done on the thing. KAC held Art Shark on Thursday (at the Burn) and if you weren’t there, you missed out. Our judges (KAC members) asked the hard questions, got some excellent answers, and definitely not enough bribes. KAC dolled out a total of...

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The Burn Awaits!

If you’re reading this, why aren’t you packing? Don’t forget that thing you were going to forget! Seriously though, we have several important announcements for you in this last minute issue. So read on, and then get back to packing. But before you scroll down, on...

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Recent Blog Posts

How to start a Theme Camp #8 – Final Tips

Welcome back! Captain here, this is the final blog in my 'How to start a Theme Camp' series. This time I'm discussing any final tips that may come in handy. I asked 25 fellow Theme Camp leads what...

How to start a Theme Camp #7 – Health & Safety

Welcome back! Captain here, continuing the 'How to start a Theme Camp' blog series. This time I'm discussing health and safety for your Theme Camp. I asked 25 fellow Theme Camp leads what they...

How to start a Theme Camp #6 – Structures & Set up

Welcome back! Captain here, today I'm continuing the 'How to start a Theme Camp' blog series. This time I'm discussing best practices for Theme Camp structures and set up. An important aspect of any...

How to start a Theme Camp #5 – Choosing Events

Today I share how to decide on events for your Theme Camp.

How to start a Theme Camp #4 – Camp Members

In this edition of the ‘How to start a Theme Camp’ blog series, I discuss how to choose and organise your new camp members.

Weekly News Digest

Kiwiburn Census

We want to get to know you better, take feedback, and learn how we can improve. The Census happens every year after the event, and the results provide insight into our community and a range of comments and suggestions.

Afterburn Reports

The Afterburn report is an annual summary, released after each Kiwiburn event, to keep the community up to date on what’s going on behind the scenes, and our plans to make the event even better.

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