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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. 

Extension to 2021 Poster competition

Extension to 2021 Poster competition

How are your poster designs looking? We have extended the deadline for the poster design submissions until 17 May at midnight, so get kraken and submit your ideas, doodle or concept and your artwork might feature on everything related to the Kiwiburn 2021...

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Burning Man in the age of Covid

The little virus that could is changing the world after than you can say 'hand sanitiser' and of course this means the Burner Community has to change as well. We've been reporting on a number of Burns having to cancel, yet this community is nothing if not resistant...

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Auckland Burners’ virtual Decompression a HUGE success

Auckland Burners’ virtual Decompression a HUGE success

Who says you can’t have a kicking party during lockdown? Auckland Burners proved that notion very much wrong over the past weekend when they hosted a massive 17 hour non-stop decom hosted online through Twitch, featuring DJs spinning a wide range of styles, fire...

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Help make Burning Man “Multiverse” happen

Help make Burning Man “Multiverse” happen

We have previously reported that even the big Daddy, Burning Man (BM) itself won’t happen this year due to Covid-19.  However, the organisers have decided to make the most out of this year’s theme “Mulitverse” and intend to have an event in a virtual way. You can help...

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Get your (virtual) Burn fix

As one Burn after another falls prey to Covid-19 and has to be cancelled, the Burner community is exploring the possibilities of still making Burn events happen, either virtually via streaming platforms or via avatars in digitalscapes.   Check out the growing list of...

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Making Space in Relationships

Making Space in Relationships

In these strange times, while we are all cooped up a bit closer with those around us, whether they are your partners, family, room mates, parents etc, allowing for personal space becomes more important than ever.  Burners thrive on creativity, freedom and on trying to...

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The Kiwiburn Lockdown and Beyond Events Page

The Kiwiburn Lockdown and Beyond Events Page

Do you have a virtual event planned that you’d like to share with the Kiwiburn community, or know of something coming up that you think others would also enjoy from the comfort of their own homes? Well, interesting times call for interesting measures, so if you know...

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Looking for Poster Designs

Looking for Poster Designs

Get your creative juices flowing and make your design ideas a reality! The Theme for Kiwiburn 2021 has been decided as  “Mythical Picnic”. What we need now is a poster to illustrate this. Everything you need to submit your masterpiece can be found here, Your design...

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Burning Man 2020 Cancelled

It is with great regret that Burning Man Organisation, for the first time in their history, decided to call off Black Rock City given the continued uncertainty around Covid-19.  Cancelling the event raises considerable financial issues for the entire organisation due...

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Burning Seed 2020 Cancelled

The list of Regional Burning Man events being affected by Covid-19 continues to grow, and the latest casually, aside from Burning Man itself is Burning Seed, usually held in New South Wales, Australia in mid-late September. See the official statement from Burning...

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