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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).

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Get ready for Kiwiburn in the times of Covid

Get ready for Kiwiburn in the times of Covid

It is hardly an overstatement to say that 2020 has been a year for the ages. And as the virus now known as Covid-19 celebrates its one year birthday, it has brought with it change and upheaval that will be with us for a while. How/whether Kiwiburn will happen in 2021...

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Urgently Seeking Volunteers!

Urgently Seeking Volunteers!

We’re two months away from the Burn, and there are still some major volunteer roles that need to be filled! These four roles are vital in ensuring Kiwiburn goes off without any major screw-ups, and we need responsible participants to step in to help make 2021 a great...

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Burning Man survives!

Burning Man survives!

Burning Man, the mother of all Burns, was hit hard by Covid and lockdown. With the 2020 event cancelled (for the first time ever), the organisation was facing unprecedented financial challenges. For a time, we didn’t know if Black Rock City would rise again. The...

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Radical Self-expression

Radical Self-expression

The Principle of Radical Self-expression is key to Burner culture. It allows us to step outside of the lines drawn in the sand by society; to experiment, express and experience the extraordinary. Radical Self-expression can be our greatest gift, but when unaccompanied...

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Art Registrations are Open!

Art Registrations are Open!

Image credit: Peter Jennings, Kiwiburn 2015 Are you intending to bring a creative piece of wonder to Kiwiburn? Is that piece of wonder Art, or even just, art? Regardless: if you want your masterpiece to be displayed on the Paddock, you need to register it here.  ...

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STEP Queue Reminder

STEP Queue Reminder

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons, improved by the Electric Fence Post Are you registered and waiting in the STEP queue to get your hot little hands on one of the sought after tickets for Kiwiburn 2021? There has been some movement of tickets changing hands already,...

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Meet Erin, your Arts and Events Registrations Guru

Meet Erin, your Arts and Events Registrations Guru

Firstly, what does the Arts and Events Registrations role involve? I'm one of many in a team that facilitates Arts and Events coming to the paddock. Prior to the event kicking off I'll be collecting and distributing all sorts of data to ensure lots of magical,...

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Site Manager 2iCs Needed

Site Manager 2iCs Needed

Image Credit: Peter Jennings, Kiwiburn 2015 Kiwiburn’s Site Management team is looking for skilled ‘Burn participants to volunteer as 2iCs - people who will act as the second-in-charge during a shift. You will receive training and on-the-job support, as 2ICs are...

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Volunteer Positions

Volunteer Positions

There are a plethora of volunteer positions currently available for Kiwiburn 2021, including several important lead and 2IC roles. Finding able and willing volunteers to fill these roles is absolutely vital to ensure a healthy and happy Burn. Lead roles currently...

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