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

STEP Details

Kiwiburn’s Secure Ticket Exchange Program (STEP) opens this Saturday 24 October at 10am. You can find it here! As long as you have an active Kiwiburner Profile, you can register with STEP to request up to two Adult tickets as soon as it goes live. Once you have...

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Last Chance to Apply: Burning Man Regional Contact

Are you still thinking very hard about which of the many volunteer opportunities you want to raise your hand for? You may be interested to know that we have extended the deadline for applications to become the new Burning Man Regional Contact to midnight 23 October....

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Behind the Scenes with Craig, our new Services Facilitator

We ask for volunteers and they come! Craig has joined the Kiwiburn ExCom to make everything and everyone work better. Tell us a little about yourself: Firstly, what does the Services Facilitator role involve? I work with Ticketing, Gate, Greeters, Depot, and Centre...

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Get Ready: STEP Opens 24 October

Shout out to all those unfortunate souls who missed out in the general sale, take heart and have faith: STEP (Secure Ticket Exchange Program), our official ticket reselling site, opens up on 24 October at 10am. We will provide a link next week. Whilst not a perfect...

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Recent Blog Posts

The 2021 Mystical Picnic Paddock Weather Report

Photo Credit: Peter Jennings [Artist Unknown] [Special News, Breaking Alert graphics] [Do do do do do do do do do do do do]  [Tom, the News Anchor:] Broadcasting live from the memory of a giant...

Art Grants ahoy!

Brows were beaten, coins were tossed (jokes), gauntlets were thrown. Mythical Picnic Art Grants have been decided, but it wasn’t easy. Kiwiburn Arts Committee (KAC) had a busy time banging our heads...

How to Build & Bring a Mobile Art Project to the Paddock

Mutant Art Car!? Bro, I am in. What else do I need to know? We tapped the beautiful maple tree of knowledge and sustenance that is Lumos’s brain again to find out what other sticky tips he could...

The Geeks shall inherit the Multiverse

Well that was unexpected, cool, hilarious fun! BRCvr, or Black Rock City Virtual Reality brought the Multiverse to the world in the last week of August, after Burning Man was understandably...

Volunteering: How to Get Out of Your Tent and Share Your Talents

Photo Credit: Diia Bourke, 2018 It’s that magical time of the pre-Burn, where we send out the siren calls for our most awesome army of dedicated contributors, the ones that literally make the Burn...

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.