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Re-shuffle in Kiwiburn ExCom

Kiwiburn has a ‘New’ Services Facilitator! Committee Chair changes ExCom seats to focus on her true passion Kiwiburn ExCom Chairperson Jaz Hunter’s commitment to Kiwiburn has been strong for eight years now (wow!). Apart from her time as Chair, she has served as Gate...

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Join the ExCom!

The only constant is change  “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch The ExCom is comprised of long standing volunteers working hard to create a sustainable structure...

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Coders, look no further

Calling all software savvy wizards, it’s time for round two! You may remember some time ago we were on the lookout for a magic crew of software ninjas to help with a special software development project. Well, that project is off the ground now and we are in need of...

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Goodbye to Anne – Art and Theme Camps Coordinator

Anne is stepping down as Art and Theme Camps Coordinator Yup, it’s true.  I have been the Art and Theme Camp Coordinator (A&TC) for Kiwiburn since 2012 so I feel qualified to say that this is absolutely the best volunteer job at Kiwiburn. As A&TC, I have been...

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Goodbye Jamie, and thanks for all the fish.

From humble beginnings, he emerged, and now he is born again. Our Crew Facilitator Jamie is stepping down from his role. Keeping it real since 2017, Jamie has facilitated the crew with the panache of a suave French waiter, but with more dinner breaks. Thank you Jamie...

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Get your Kiwiburner Profiles created and updated

Planning to be on the Paddock in January 2020? Then you MUST set up or renew your Kiwiburner profile in order to purchase tickets when they become available on 14 September. They will likely sell out quickly, so you will want to have our profile sorted before then. Oh...

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Free Money!

Free Money!

Ha, that got your attention, didn't it? The Art Grants applications deadline is 1 September! There are a number of grants available (Large: over $500, Small: under $500, and Innovation: $800), so hurry and make sure you get some of that moolah in your grubby hands to...

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Effigy. Temple. Effigy. Temple

Effigy. Temple. Effigy. Temple

Photo of Effigy 2018 by Andy Flint Deadline for Effigy and Temple submissions 1 September Have you ever dreamt of building a thing, sharing it with your fellow Burners on the Paddock and then setting it ablaze? This is your year! Get your Effigy and Temple designs...

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New Shiny Survival Guide

New Shiny Survival Guide

Updated Survival Guide available now All you need to know to stay safe, sane (well, within reason) and well during Kiwiburn in 2020! Have a read and make sure you are well acquainted with the morsels of wisdom present. The Guide has had a complete overhaul for the...

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Burning Man is On. Literally.

Burning Man 2019 is well and truly underway. A number of Kiwiburners are congregating in the dust at Black Rock City (BRC) as we speak (lucky sods). Here are a few stories from this years event: The Folly is a significant art project at BRC this year. Who built it?...

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