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

The Kiwiburn 2025 Theme has been decided!

We’re excited to announce, the Theme for Kiwiburn 2025 has been decided on. After putting the vote to the community, we have a winner! The winning theme for Kiwiburn 2025 is… Trash Renaissance Fair! The description of the theme is as follows: ‘Join us at the Trash...

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Art Grants Open

Hey there, creators, innovators and dance-floor masticators!  Ready to turn your fever dreams and artistic visions into reality? Kiwiburn's Arts Grants are officially OPEN! Last year, Kiwiburn supported a whopping 43 Art teams, with 19 of them being newbie artists to...

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Poster Competition

We have dates. We have a Theme. Now we need a poster! Reckon you could be the Artist capable of most authentically encapsulating the spirit of Kiwiburn’s 2025 Theme (Trash Renaissance Fair) through a poster design? Keen to see your work plastered all over stickers,...

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Join the Comms Team!

Roll up, roll up! The Comms Team is on the lookout for people to join our rag-tag crew of loveable misfits. Do you know the difference between PDA and a PDF? Can you ctrl+c and ctrl+v like a beast? Do you like computers more than people? Then there are probably a few...

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KAC needs more volunteers!

Do you love seeing art on the Paddock? Want to see more of it at the Burn? Are you keen to get more involved with Kiwiburn? If you answered ‘YES!’ to one, two or all (or none) of these, KAC may be for you! What’s KAC? It’s the Kiwiburn Arts Committee. The KAC are...

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$exCom Meeting Minutes

Did you know that the minutes of the monthly ExCom meetings are publicly available? If you’re keen to learn about what’s been discussed at the most recent meeting, or at any meeting since 2021, boop this link and you’ll be transported to the magical land of Meeting...

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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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