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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. 

Kiwiburn 2022 Art Theme Announcement!

Kiwiburn 2022 Art Theme Announcement!

Are you excited? We are excited! The Kiwiburn Arts Committee (KAC) has sifted through a plethora of wonderful, whacky, amazing suggestions and have chosen the Art Theme for 2022. Congratulations to Tracy Earl for the winning submission of:   (drum roll) Time...

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Call for Posters

Call for Posters

Now that Kiwiburn 2022 has a theme, we need You (yeah, that’s right, reader, You!) to come up with a brilliant and daring poster to proclaim this Burn to the world! You get to decide what you reckon a time-travelling Burn looks like, and how best to tell the people...

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Be The Human Your Burn Needs: A Volunteer Leader

Be The Human Your Burn Needs: A Volunteer Leader

Hear that weird humming noise in the back of your head? That’s the Paddock calling out for volunteers to prepare for the next Burn. Even in the depths of winter, Kiwiburn preparations must roll on, and they cannot do so without key volunteer leaders. And yet, there...

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Thank you to those who have headed the call!

Thank you to those who have headed the call!

We often shout out about needing roles filled, asking peeps to step up and put their money where their mouth is, so it is about time we acknowledge all those humans who do and did raise their hands, bravely poked their heads above the parapet and chucked their names...

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Ticketing Survey closed

Ticketing Survey closed

We recently ran a ticketing survey asking for your input about changing the ticketing general sale to a lottery based system, and it would be fair to say that we got a lot of support and tons of feedback. A lot of you also raised very valid and well thought out...

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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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