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In-depth look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part VII

In-depth look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part VII

Burning Man and associated Regional Events base themselves on some fundamental guidelines, or the 10 Principles. In this series over the next 10 weeks we will focus on each Principle in detail. This week features Principle 7: Civic Responsibility This Principle...

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Behind the Scenes: Meet Tom – Sustainability Committee Chair

Behind the Scenes: Meet Tom – Sustainability Committee Chair

Another installation of our Behind-The-Scenes series to introduce some of the crafty volunteers who make Kiwiburn happen. Last week, Kiwiburn acknowledged a climate emergency facing our planet an committed to make the event become as sustainable and low impact as...

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Refreshingly the same

Kiwiburn's website has had a mini makeover; a refresh. The website team has been updating the website over the last week, reorganising pages and adding new tools so you’ll find it easier to navigate and find what you’re looking for quickly and efficiently. The...

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Where The Streets Have No Names

Where The Streets Have No Names

Ever wanted to name a road after your cousin or an ode to your favourite deceased pet? Give us your most eclectic road names of this decade! Hottest suggestions will make their way onto the map, so head to the Facebook Group to have your say on the Post. Feel free to...

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Join Kiwiburn’s New Sustainability Team

Join Kiwiburn’s New Sustainability Team

  Kiwiburn acknowledges that a climate and ecological emergency is facing our planet.  Events like ours are impactful on the environment, and as hard as we try, we always leave a trace, it's just not always a visible one.  We are working on lessening Kiwiburn's...

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Art Registrations – Deadline 24 December

Art Registrations – Deadline 24 December

Calling all budding Kiwiburn 2020 Artists, Builders, Sculptors and Imaginators Kiwiburn needs to hear from artists bringing art, mutant vehicles or any other installation as soon as possible! So please register your art project by 24 December so we can finalise site...

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In-Depth Look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part VI

In-Depth Look at the 10 Guiding Principles – Part VI

Burning Man and associated Regional Events base themselves on some fundamental guidelines, or the 10 Principles. In this series over the next 10 weeks we will focus on each Principle in detail. This week features Principle 6: Communal Effort This idea centres on the...

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Access to the Paddock

A reminder for anyone not explicitly authorised, not to visit the Kiwiburn site outside of the event times as it is a working farm and it is private land. This is considered trespassing, and is the same as walking on any other random farm, even if it is just to say hi...

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Art Grants for you, and you, and you….

It's been a great year for Art Grant applications, and the team has been busily beavering away behind the scenes to allocate funds for all of your creative ideas and thoughts to come to life. There were 18 Small Grants (under $500) and five Large Grants (over $500)...

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STEP Queue Reminder

Kiwiburn’s Ticketing Team is still getting too many queries around STEP, so practice some radical self reliance and check the website for answers first. The most common question is how to check your place in the STEP queue: Step 1: Log in to your Quicket account Step...

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