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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. 

Keep those 2021 Art Themes a-comin’

OK Burners, do your worst. You silly-sods can enter as many Art Themes (+ their meanings) as your glorious heart desires and if chosen, your idea will shape Kiwiburn history and inform experiences for thousands of people. WHAT AN HONOUR! Here are some completely...

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The scope of the Conduct Committee

If you purchased a ticket and went to Kiwiburn, you are a member of Kiwiburn Incorporated. Event organisers do not wish to impose numerous rules or dictate anyone’s experience, though a document was developed last year so participants understand the values held as a...

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Last week of Census!

Last week of Census!

What is the average age of participants? Do more people travel to Kiwiburn from Auckland or Wellington? What percentage of the population is onsite by Wednesday night? Answers to these questions and more can only be discovered whenin YOU complete the Census! If you...

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Burner Exchange

Burner Exchange

Did you know that we had a representative from Burning Man’s FAST team (Fire Arts Safety Team) at this year's Kiwiburn? Doxie attended our downunder shenanigans and brought with her a vast knowledge of all things related to FAST. She is also involved with the Michigan...

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Social Media Etiquette

Recently on the Kiwiburn Facebook Group, a member posted an interesting article about the toxicity of call-out culture, prefacing the link with these words, which resonated with us: “It’s fun to feel angry at someone who you think has done something wrong, but it...

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Last chance to have your say

Last chance to have your say

We’ve been touting the Kiwiburn official Census for a while now, so if you‘ve not yet had your say, you only have until 8 March, so make sure you get your comments and feedback in. We really do use it all and will publish results in mid-late March, so keep an eye...

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ExCom calling for a Communications Facilitator

One of our most seasoned and treasured ExCom members, Shelley Watson, is retiring from the Communications Facilitator role soon, which means a position on the main decision making body will be available.  Do you think you can keep a watchful eye on all communication...

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Kiwiburn 2020 on PodBean podcast

Kiwiburn participant, Little Bee, is interviewed about Kiwiburn 2020 Electric Decade by Strange Frequency, a Burner community podcast made by regional and international Burners on the strange phenomenon that is Burner culture. Listen here and tune in from 1:47.00...

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Burning Man is looking for a Regional Network Manager

Do you live near or around Reno, Nevada, San Francisco, California, or anywhere near these major Burner hubs in the US?  Burning Man has an opening for a Regional Network Manager to liaise with all Regional Contacts across the US and the rest of the world, to further...

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It’s A Date!

Kiwiburn 2021 will be held Wednesday 27 January – Monday 1 February. Discussions with the landowner and the Kiwiburn team took into account a variety of factors; earlier in January is not achievable due to set up constraints, and any later and we encounter fire...

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