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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. 

Wait for iiit…. it’s the site map!

Wait for iiit…. it’s the site map!

What do you get when you take a bit of map and a lot of site? The site map of course! Our Town Planners have been busy beavering away and blistering barnacles it's here. Check out where your camp is or plan where you will make your home, if this doesn't get you...

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Community Talks at Kiwiburn 2020

Long-time Burner, Jax Watt, will be bringing a series of community talks to the Paddock to help Burners embrace our culture including the 10 Principles. Check out her recent blog here. The Kiwiburn community talks will be held at Centre Camp and are scheduled as...

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Two weeks people!

Can you see it clearly? Rubbing your eyes in disbelief? Having visions of being on site soon? Just two weeks until Kiwiburn 2020. Perfectly in sight! Now you can visualise it, right? And no, we're not yet tired of 20/20 jokes. In just a smidge over two weeks, the long...

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Theme Camp Guide

Registrations for official Theme Camps closed a few weeks ago and we can now reveal the full list of registered Theme Camps to delight your every whim at this year’s Kiwiburn. Have a look what will be available for you to feast on for there are options catering to all...

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Regional Contact’s round up for 2019

by Lumos, your Burning Man Regional Contact That hard working group of participants known as the ExCom has been very busy. Kiwiburn now has a 10 year resource consent, and because we are growing in size, we need more procedures and processes to ensure we all have a...

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Be careful of ticket scammers!

Be careful of people responding to your posts looking for tickets, as fake profiles are popping up, especially on the facebook event page. Don't panic – take your time to check out the person. Things to look for: profile pic looks like a stock image rather than a real...

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In-Depth look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part IX

In-Depth look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part IX

Burning Man and associated Regional Events base themselves on some fundamental guidelines, or the 10 Principles. In this series over the next 10 weeks we will focus on each Principle in detail. This week features Principle 9: Participation Kiwiburn is not like other...

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A Message about Safety on the Paddock

A Message about Safety on the Paddock

Reporting Incidents Life on the Paddock doesn’t always go to plan and when that happens, you need to let us know.  We strive to create a safe and inclusive environment at Kiwiburn, and there are many trained and wonderful people on the Paddock to support you in the...

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Happy New Year from The Chair

On behalf of the ExCom I wish all of the Burner community a Happy New Year. Here we are at the start of a new decade. Not any old decade, instead, it is the one and only “Eclectic Decade” which we will be celebrating as Kiwiburn returns to the Paddock in Hunterville...

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A new Decade Dawns

A new Decade Dawns

photo by Scott Henderson   Happy New Year, Happy New Decade, and Welcome to the Twenties!   What was Kiwiburn like 10 years ago? it was the seventh Kiwiburn the last time it was three nights the population was 450. The then Chair noted, “The future looks...

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