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Regional Round-up

It began in AfrikaBurn Burners are descending upon Tankwa Town this week for some Ephemerality (from Greek – ephemeros) – the concept of things being transitory, existing only briefly.   Happy as Larry! Blazers! Make sure to tag your photos and stories with...

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Burning Man faces existential threat

Burning Man faces existential threat

We've reported a few times recently on the ongoing permit issues that Burning Man has with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), who want to impose a number of significant demands. For more background info, have a look here. As part of this wrangling over the permit,...

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An Insight into Rangering

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes to make Kiwiburn a success? Follow us in this blog series as we hear from some of the volunteers describe their roles and what makes being a part of Kiwiburn so special. We kick off with a story about being a Ranger. Pete...

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The Giant Weta found a home

The Giant Weta found a home

Photo by: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre/Sarah Watkins The 50:1 scale giant (previously flame throwing) weta sculpture has travelled far and wide, from Aotearoa to Black Rock Desert and back, to the Paddock, Corban's Estate and MOTAT in Auckland, and now to the...

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Regional Round ’em up!

Kia ora koutou katoa (please excuse me, I lost my macrons...), hope you all enjoyed the long weekend. This is what is happening in the Burning world around us, starting with the Big Kahuna. Burning Man needs your input - if you've ever been to the Mother Burn, are...

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Paddock Radio is Streaming Now!

Wanna listen to some cool Kiwi made tunes, maybe even your own sure-to-win a Grammy masterpiece? The folk(s) at Paddock Radio are streaming music live, and they are happy to showcase your own diddies to an increasing audience. The first successful stream was on Monday...

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Burning Man news

  Leadership Summit The sixth annual European Leadership Summit was held last week in Denmark. Read about it here. Tickets to TTITD The Main Sale didn’t go so smoothly last week and a lot of you missed out on tickets. Burning Man says: “Due to technical issues,...

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Regional Round-Up

Lots is happening in the network of Regional Burns! First off is Blazing Swan, held in Western Australia’s Kurin from 17 April- 23 April. Each year, the effigy has to be in the shape of a Swan, which is worth seeing we reckon.  So grab one of the last tickets and hop...

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Christchurch is still in our hearts

Time moves on, headlines change, and events get pushed to the back of our heads. What happened in Christchurch that terrible day in March has forever changed us, and while its important to move on with life on one hand, on the other, we need to remind ourselves that...

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Burning Man needs YOU!

Recently we reported on the permit issues that Burning Man is having, which have been further complicated by unreasonable requests made by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) which are putting the future of Burning Man into serious jeopardy. Some of the requests would...

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