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Kiwiburn 2023: Important updates from our Summit

Kiwiburn 2023: Important updates from our Summit

On the weekend of 29 April ExCom* members sequestered themselves in a beautiful, isolated AirBnb at Manukau Heads near Auckland and hashed out the parameters for Kiwiburn 2023. There were presentations by the Green Kiwi Sustainability team and a virtual meeting with...

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Ticket Lottery update

Ticket Lottery update

We know all those who purchased tickets for Kiwiburn 2022 via the general sale lottery and then received a refund have been feeling the loss and disappointment, and wondering what happens to you for Kiwiburn 2023. Conversely, everyone who was not successful in the...

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ExCom name

ExCom name

ExCom needs a new name! One that is less stern, corporate and dry and represents what the Facilitators actually do, which is, well, facilitate the necessary bits and pieces to make the Burn happen.  We’d love for you to submit your ideas of what ExCom should be called...

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Tinkledrum update

Tinkledrum update

The Tinkle Drum is taking shape! This project follows the legacy of The Giant Weta which earned Black Rock City Honoraria project in 2016. Now we are building a human-powered musical instrument! The first, smaller(!) prototype build is well underway in preparation for...

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Welcome back, Afrikaburn.

Welcome back, Afrikaburn.

Afrikaburn was reborn in the flames this April - the event has come back from a two year hiatus, smaller, relocated, but by all means bolder and even more beautiful than before. This EFP writer has shed a tear or two seeing her home Burn come back to life, and if you...

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Participate = be part of something. Be a Volunteer.

Participate = be part of something. Be a Volunteer.

Kiwiburn needs volunteers.  We are purely volunteer based. Everything that happens, happens because someone gave of their time, heart, sweat and mind to make it happen. What does happen is a fabulous, ethereal bubble in space-time where the normal rules don’t hold and...

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Burning Man Ticket update

Burning Man Ticket update

Trying to get to Burning Man? Ticket update from BM org is here: The 2022 Main Ticket Sale has ended! If you're still in search of your Golden Ticket, ne'er fear! Here are the additional upcoming opportunities to secure a ticket to BRC: Secure Ticket Exchange Program...

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European Burners Activate to Support Ukraine

European Burners Activate to Support Ukraine

Kirsten Weisenburger writes: "It comes as no surprise that Burners have rolled up their sleeves to apply hard-won skills such as logistics, community organizing, and (yes) spreadsheeting to support Ukrainians in need. We had the opportunity to speak with five teams of...

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Talk to God Virtual — AfrikaBurn — April 28-May 1

Talk to God Virtual — AfrikaBurn — April 28-May 1

Remember Talk to God? God and their phonebooth visited Kiwiburn in 2021. This year, God (like all cool cats) is at AfrikaBurn, but answering calls worldwide.  Where: Online  When: Thursday, April 28 through Sunday, May 1  Talk to God! Call from anywhere! Open 24x7 for...

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