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Are you looking for the latest gossip, straight off the Kiwiburn press? Well look no further! Keep reading for the latest info, or use the archive and search below to find the relevant info.

You can also check 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).

And if you have some news you’d like to share with the community, just contact the News Team. 

New ticketing method – feedback needed!

New ticketing method – feedback needed!

As mentioned in the last newsletter, Kiwiburn 2022 tickets will be attached to dogs’ collars and distributed via a secret nation-wide treasure hunt! In the unlikely event that you have some small improvements to propose to this process, or that you want to give us...

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Burning Man 2021 and Burning Seed 2021 Cancelled

Burning Man 2021 and Burning Seed 2021 Cancelled

Sadly, though probably wisely, Burning Man 2021 has been cancelled, making this a two year hiatus. We feel for the organisers who had to make this tough call - even as the weight of the pandemic is beginning to lift, the threat of transmission is real and a wild and...

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Burning Burning Everywhere

Burning Burning Everywhere

When Burns get cancelled, Burner spirit gets bottled up and eventually explodes all over the default world! The last two years have seen an increase in community projects, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.  Burning Man has started two initiatives to record and...

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ExCom meeting minutes available to read 

ExCom meeting minutes available to read 

So what does ExCom get up to every month anyway? Is it mostly an exchange of jolly good guffaws and thigh slapping, or are they all lizards who hide their third eyelids by blinking real fast? If you care to find out what is said at the monthly meetings which every...

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Kiwiburn – A Biophilic Festival

Kiwiburn – A Biophilic Festival

Kiwiburner Jax, who - as those of you who follow the Kiwiburn Facebook group will know - has been doing some anthropological work on Burner culture, recently won the postgraduate essay competition run by the academic journal Sites. Her article Kiwiburn - A Biophilic...

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Changes to the Ticketing Process – Looking for your input

Changes to the Ticketing Process – Looking for your input

Well, wasn’t Kiwiburn 2021 a hot little event to get a ticket for with so many people vying for them in the general sale. Having all tickets in baskets within 10 seconds certainly exceeded everyone's wildest expectations.  In fact, it was a little too wild, so the...

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Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

Kiwiburn cannot function without participants who are keen to volunteer year-round in both leadership and support roles. Although the Paddock could fit more Burners than the number of tickets sold at past Burns, we simply don’t have enough volunteers to make this...

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Photography Survey Results

Photography Survey Results

We asked, you answered, we read. And read and read and read, because the photography survey contained so many thoughtful insights, ideas, and observations! We can’t thank you enough for sharing your experience with us. And for applying your minds to how we can...

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More trees for the Kiwiburn site

More trees for the Kiwiburn site

Question: What does a Burner do on a weekend off?  Answer: Weekend? What’s one of them? And so it was that a bunch of us found our way to Hunterville this past Saturday to do some much needed tree planting on the Kiwiburn site. 10 hardy, spade swinging individuals got...

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Crew Facilitator 2iC Needed

Crew Facilitator 2iC Needed

Fancy yourself as a handy sidekick? Be the Robin to the Kiwiburn Crew's Batman, by volunteering as our Crew Facilitator 2iC. In this role, you'll support the Crew Facilitator in building strong communication and co-operation between the various Team Leads. This will...

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