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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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Building the Temple with no nails or screws

Building the Temple with no nails or screws

Photo courtesy of Pete Lumos   The Temple at Modifyre (the Queensland Regional burn) was built using deconstructed pallets turned into boxes using wooden dowel instead of screws or nails. The entire Temple did not contain a single piece of metal, just wood...

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The first ever sound camp at Burning Man

Electronic music wasn't always part of Burning Man, but it does go back a very long way, to 1992, the seventh year of the event and the third year on the playa. ​​Read the story here.

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Mentoring and being mentored

A recent feature added to Groups on Facebook is matching people wanting to learn something, with a mentor willing to inpart their knowledge. We're learning how it works as we go. Only one mentee can be matched with a mentor at any one time. Many of you who have signed...

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Kiwiburn Art Grants

Kiwiburn Art Grants

Photo by Karl de Jong Each year, part of your ticket money goes towards bringing art to the Paddock, in the form of Art Grants, which help enable community members to make amazing art. The Paddock has seem some wondrous art over the years, and 2018 was no...

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What in the world? It’s the Regional Round-up!

Holy worldwide community Batman, take a look at what's happening where most of us aren’t! In South Africa: Check out AfrikaBurn 2018 in illustrations. And, the 2019 theme has been announced! It is Ephemeropolis and they are currently calling out for poster...

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2018 Census

2018 Census

Who are we? What attracts us to Kiwiburn? What did you have to say? Find out more about our community in the Kiwiburn Census! Download and read the 2018 Census here.

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Collective ritual

Collective ritual

Photo by John Curley. You can hear a pin drop at the Temple at Burning Man on Sunday night as thousands of people gather to see their written words, photos and tributes go up in flames. This year, many community members will be honouring Larry Harvey in their...

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WhatWhereWhen 2018

Heading to BRC this year? Hosting an event? Get it listed in the WWW. Only the first 1,500 events submitted to be published will make it into the print guide (all events will be available in the online guide). Details are here.

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The Lost Boys grant

The Lost Boys grant

Photo by Boyd Anderson   The Lost Boys (Kiwiburn Theme Camp) want to help bring your dreams alive and we are there to collaborate. Their camp is looking to support talented visionaries whom need a bit of assistance to make their project a reality.  ...

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