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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).

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We Need a Town Planner Lead, STAT!

We Need a Town Planner Lead, STAT!

Ever been roaming the not-so-mean streets of Kiwiburn and thought, I’ve got a waaaay better idea for Kiwiburn’s site layout? Well, now is your chance to turn those ideas into reality! Kiwiburn needs a passionate and creative Town Planner Lead ASAP.  This role is not...

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Composting Toilets Trial

Composting Toilets Trial

For years Kiwiburn has been asked by the community why we aren't using composting toilets. The answer is… it’s hard! However, we have done some thinking and Kiwiburn 2023 will see a first foray into the wonderful world of poop composting. What is the plan? We are...

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Farewell to Holly: Crew Facilitator Extraordinaire

Farewell to Holly: Crew Facilitator Extraordinaire

Our amazing, tireless, superhuman Crew Facilitator Holly is retiring from ExCom and taking a well deserved rest from all the mahi she has put in over the years of Kiwiburn volunteering.  Holly is  a tough cookie, working tirelessly to get sh*t done, and has a wealth...

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Lottery Update

Lottery Update

The lottery has completed its first revolution… and the tickets are nearly sold. Stats for you: 920 tickets were available in total 800 were sold in the first round of the lottery 120 rolled over into second round Of these, only 37 remained to be sold as of Monday...

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Centre Camp wants YOU… to use it!

Centre Camp wants YOU… to use it!

So you’re coming to the Paddock? You’ve got your slab of double brown, you’ve read the 10 Principles, and now you’re thinking: “What am I going to gift and how am I going to pull it off? I mean, I’m in a one-person tent with a ratty piece of foam and a broken parasol....

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New Crew Yard Progress

New Crew Yard Progress

We are doing some major renos on the Paddock, dontcha know: we are making a new crew yard which will have better access, more space, more shelter, better emergency access, and the potential for tapping into the national power grid in the future. All for the win! At...

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Infrastructure 2ic

Infrastructure 2ic

This vitally important position still needs to be filled! Without infrastructure planning, we may well all end up sharing one tent, come January! If you think you can help, even just a few hours here and there, we would love to hear from you. The job calls for...

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Regional Round Up

Regional Round Up

Midburn - Kicks off in ONE WEEK! If anybody reading this is going, knows someone who is going or has been to Midburn in the past, please get in touch! We love investigating and reporting on other Burns around the globe. Learning about the global burner community is a...

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Who got the Golden Tickets?!

Who got the Golden Tickets?!

Well... the lottery is out the gate! It certainly was a different year! There were a lot of changes to the general sale and ticketing process this year. The biggest change was bringing the Burner profiles into Kiwiburn which helps make the whole process much more...

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Registrations are Re-Open!

Registrations are Re-Open!

If you fell asleep and forgot to register, you can do it now! If you want to jump into the back of the STEP queue, or if you’re registering for a reserve ticket (artists, Theme Camps, crew etc.) hop on over here and get yourself registered.  You’ll still need to fill...

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