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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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Leave No Trace: What NOT to bring (and what to take away!)

Leave No Trace: What NOT to bring (and what to take away!)

January is here and the Principles are just lining up to be revisited. Our blogger, Navigator, sets her sights on how to leave the Paddock untouched, and the answer is: Don’t bring the MOOP, and if you do bring it, take the MOOP home again! MOOP is Matter Out Of Place...

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Happy Holidays Burner Fam!

Happy Holidays Burner Fam!

To all of the Burner community around the world, Kiwiburn wishes you a relaxing and fun festive holiday - whatever you’re celebrating - and a safe seeing-off to this shit-show of a year. Bring on 2021!  

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Rideshare Facebook Group KB2021

Rideshare Facebook Group KB2021

Image Credit: Peter Jennings, 2017 Got your ticket sorted for the Burn, but still not sure how you’re getting to the Paddock? Never fear, the Kiwiburn Rideshare 2021 group is here to help. In this group you can look for available rides with people already going to the...

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Remember Octopussy?

Remember Octopussy?

Zoe and Squishy Moon are furiously at work making Octopussy, your personal monument to vulvas everywhere. We caught up with them and asked about the project: The Octopussy is a large steel and fabric sculpture that is a celebration of vulvas, octopuses, and textile...

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Chat with Jo, the creator of Reality Glitch

Chat with Jo, the creator of Reality Glitch

Credit: "Magic Carpet, Afrikaburn 2016, photo by Chris Leggatt Artists are making art! As the end of January approaches, workshops, sheds, backyards and garages around Aotearoa are buzzing with activity. We bring you glimpses of art-in-progress, starting with Reality...

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Burning Man Adventures

Burning Man Adventures

Oh, 2020 — unpredictable dumpster fire — this year asked all of us Burners to call on our best selves and find new ways to cultivate community. In gratitude, Burning Man has concocted a dash of playa magic to spark your engine of perpetual possibilities. You’re going...

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The Gift of Gifting

The Gift of Gifting

Photo Credit: Michael Holden ‘Tis the Season… to deconstruct capitalist ideals of giving and rebuild your understanding of what Gifting is truly about. And in the Spirit of Gifting, our Navigator humbly accepts the gift of wisdom from Burning Man legend Halcyon, who...

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COVID Update – What to Expect on Site

COVID Update – What to Expect on Site

You’ve done it. You’ve cleared Gate, have been welcomed by Greeters, and are finally about to immerse yourself in this thing called Kiwiburn: Theme Camps, the 10 Guiding Principles, the Temple and Effigy, craziness, community, art, ahhhh! The Paddock spreads before...

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Kiwiburn will release more tickets…

Kiwiburn will release more tickets…

...if ticket holders step up and volunteer! Yup, that's right. Kiwiburn is looking to release 500 additional tickets, if enough roles are filled by 22 December. So step right up and take a number: Crew Support: Crew Support is the strong, supportive glue that helps...

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