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

Theme Camp Advance Ticket Information

Hi all you wonderful Theme Camp administrators, Did you recently receive an email asking you to fill in a survey about your theme camp plans?  Did it mention advance ticket sales? It seems that one of our awesome volunteer bees got a little bit too buzzy too early,...

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Save Kiwiburn!!!

With the way the world is going, Kiwiburn may well be the only Burn happening in the next year. No pressure! In order to ensure we can make it happen, we need more wonderful people to give their time and expertise to make this Burn work. It’s not a thing that those...

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You: Art! Us: Cash!

Photocredit: Rhona Wise What’s it gonna be? Donald Trump on a burning pile of face masks? An embroidered portrait of your labradoodle? This is your one and only chance to get MONEY for your CRAZY, BEAUTIFUL IDEA! Arts grants applications close in less than a month,...

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Share your Burn photos

Photocredit: Andy Flint Have you taken an amazing photo at Kiwiburn that you’d love to share with the community? Kiwiburn is looking to expand its photo archive – we’re particularly interested in photos that do not show peoples’ faces, so that we can feature the...

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The many Universes of Burning Man – Multiverse

Meanwhile, Burning Man Multiverse - the online version of this year’s event - is splitting, mutating and evolving. It has birthed eight universes and the separate Temple Experience - each virtual space an experiment in relating to each other and the 10 Principles in...

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Will Burning Man survive?

Photocredit: Stewart Harvey  Burning Man is in turmoil as a result of the cancellation of the 2020 event. The financial and emotional fallout is unprecedented, and there are questions about whether the organisation can weather the storm, and if so, in what shape. Maid...

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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.