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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. 

Kiwiburners’ Guide to the Rangitīkei

Kiwiburners’ Guide to the Rangitīkei

We encourage you to do as much of your shopping as you can in the local Rangitīkei district. It’s one way of thanking the community for having us – and it also saves you lots of leg-room on the journey there! The Rangitīkei District Council have put together an...

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What to Do and Not To Do!

What to Do and Not To Do!

Just a little over a week to go folks! Excited? You should be! Here is a wee reminder of the things to be mindful off: Do pack enough water, sunscreen, warm clothes (it does get chilly at night), sanitiser and torches/lights Do slip, slap and slop. The sun is rather...

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Safety FIRST!

Safety FIRST!

With Kiwiburn just over a week away, it’s time to refresh your site safety preparation. No one wants to go to all the trouble of getting on the Paddock, only to go home with a hole in their foot on day two. Below are some of the things you can do at your camps to...

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Come and Meet your ExCom members

Come and Meet your ExCom members

Wanna know more about what it takes to make Kiwiburn happen from an executive committee and camp facilitators point of view? Here is your chance to come and meet those who do these roles year-round. Get your questions answered and find out what it is involved. Who...

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What? When? HOW! 

What? When? HOW! 

If you need to find out what’s happening where, and when, check out the bulletin board at the Depot for unregistered/last minute events. You can also add your event to it once you are there!  This board will magically turn into a rideshare board come Sunday...

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A Message from the Medics:

A Message from the Medics:

Our Medics are Kiwiburn veterans. They see a lot of people needing bandaids, hydration, and many wishing they had remembered their prescription medications. They have a quick message for you. Please remember to bring: Your prescription medications Epi pens if you need...

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Art Shark returns to the only screen near you!

Art Shark returns to the only screen near you!

After it’s nail-biting debut, live-on-air at Kiwiburn 2020, Art Shark returns again for a second season (one show only). In case you missed it, Art Shark was an on-Paddock, tongue-twisting, history-making show where seven contestants competed for a 2021 Art Grant...

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It has Begun….

It has Begun….

The sheep are confused. The cows are scattered elsewhere. The sweet, sweet sound of drills, hammering, and questionable music is filling the Paddock.  Kiwiburn 2021 set up is underway! Temple and Effigy crews are doing their respective thing, MPW are working their...

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Events are up!

Events are up!

The Events Guide is live, online and updating daily! Check it out: If you have submitted an event, check the details are correct (and let events@kiwiburn.com know by 13 January if they are not!) If you are thinking of doing something, check for clashes. If you are...

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