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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. 

Site Safety

Site Safety

The Site Safety Facilitator works with all the other teams (Theme camps, arts, etc) to make sure that what they are making is safe for everyone to interact with. It’s all fun and NOBODY gets hurt, is the motto here. There is also a big component of Fire Safety  -...

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Wellbeing

Wellbeing

The Wellbeing Facilitator is a new role, pulling together all aspects of looking after mental and physical wellbeing of participants, volunteers, and any other humans who might be involved in the Burn. This means you look after the Black Sheep Rangers, the Medics,...

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Treasurer

Treasurer

Kiwiburn welcomes our accounting overlords! If your default world talents include working with money, budgets, spreadsheets, debits and credits - this is your chance to apply your skills in a creative context that will not get you arrested.  The treasurer is a lone...

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Crew 

Crew 

The Crew Facilitator looks after alllll the peeeeeople (so many people) who volunteer at Kiwiburn. By our last count, that’s a lot! Volunteer support includes recruiting volunteers, providing training, providing Crew Assistance and support (burn out is a Burn thing!),...

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

The Infrastructure Facilitator looks after the physical structures of Kiwiburn: If you build it, they will come. This includes wrangling the Ministry of Public Works (MPW), Sanitation (yum!), Town Planning (the great who goes where and why debate) and finally also...

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Needed: EFP writers!

Needed: EFP writers!

Ok, so this is LITERALLY the best volunteer job at Kiwiburn. Hands down. No contest. This is a completely unbiased opinion which cannot be argued with as it is an objective truth. Glad we are on the same page here! EFP writers are beautiful golden elves whose honeyed...

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Much mini-burning! Any more?

Much mini-burning! Any more?

Turns out, when the country went Red, Burns went… on, for the most part, smaller, chiller, but maybe even better.  Our mini-burn organiser survey has seen some great responses - we have heard from Embers, Regen, Spyre and WaiHi Woohoo, Make.JamHack.Camp, Fuck your...

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Hopefully the last Refund Update

Hopefully the last Refund Update

Kiwiburn now considers the refund process to be complete! from our end. According to the third party handling these (Stripe), all that may be left is the wait for interbank processing to occur. As of last Tuesday evening all refunds had been processed by Stripe. The...

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Miniburn organiser survey

Miniburn organiser survey

Did you make a miniburn happen? You're flipping awesome!  We would love to know how you got on - partly to understand how the community self-organised in the face of the big Burn cancellation, and partly to know what little Burns were out there and might come back...

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