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

Celebrating an ʻEclectic Decadeʻ on the Paddock

Welcome back to the default world. With the event over for another year, we encourage you to stay in touch with your community, because Kiwiburner life extends beyond the Paddock, so let’s live like that year round. The Birthing Goddess burned beautifully on Saturday...

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Come to Your Census

Wow! The first year of a new and ECLECTIC DECADE was wonderfully celebrated on the Paddock! Let's get to know our community better – please take the time to share your experiences at Kiwiburn. It only takes a few minutes to fill it out the ONLINE CENSUS. And share the...

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Kiwiburn Lost Property

Lost your marbles and found someone's mind? Connect the dots here! This Facebook page is run by the Depot and the crew will post pictures of All the Things that got handed in and were not collected by the end of the event. They will organise post for you if you are...

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Are you a follower?

We have hit 2000 followers on Instagram! That is the entire population of KB20. Sharing your experiences from the Paddock? Use the hashtags on Instagram and we might reshare your image (and credit you)! #kiwiburn2020 #kiwiburn

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Update from site

Teaser from a wooden structure on site that shall be burned. She's hot and she's heavy. Hope you're ready to get sweaty. Ok, we'll quit with the rhyming. But seriously, the sun is beaming, the ground is hard and dry, so there could not be more perfect conditions of a...

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Arriving and Driving on Site

Gate Entry Information Gate opens at 8am, Wednesday 22 January! Please DO NOT arrive and start queueing before 8am, you will be sent away to wait somewhere else! You can chill at Vinegar Hill Camp Ground nearby, or hang out and have a coffee in Hunterville, then...

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Recent Blog Posts

All about the MOOP

Leaving No Trace – Important message from the Kiwiburn MOOP ARMY Kiwiburn is almost here, and with it comes the danger of MOOP (Matter Out Of Place). It is every Burner’s responsibility to ensure...

Kiwiburn 2020 Community Talks on Burner Culture

by Jax Watt This is not an article written by a purist. If anything, it is written by an enthusiast – a Burner who has embraced the 10 Principles and is singing it from the rooftop. I’m a long-time...

The EFP reader survey: unraveled

The Electric Fencepost Super Duper Reader Survey 3000 was created to make sure YOUR newsletter delivers what YOU want, and we are very happy with the feedback. A HUGE thank you to the 93 of you who...

The importance of a Pirate Ship

How to make Art Grants work for you, by Pete Lumos Wyatt It is January 2008 in a paddock next to the Mangakino MX track, in the middle of the North Island. I am here because my friend Polly Lind...

Rangering, my gift IV

Part four by Pete Lumos Wyatt I have talked about Dirt/Dust Rangers who walk the Paddock/Playa (that is my passion), Shift leads who work with the event managers, Dust leads who are senior problem...

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.