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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. 

Missing Art Piece

Missing Art Piece

Burner community, we need some help! A new artist brought along a magical piece to share with you all at Kiwiburn 2021. It is called Cybus Incaendo, and is a light box approximately 400mm by 400mm that emits hypnotic coloured lights from within. It stands on a post...

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Behind the scenes: Meet Paul, your ExCom Arts Facilitator

Behind the scenes: Meet Paul, your ExCom Arts Facilitator

Firstly, what does the Arts Facilitator role involve? Don't tell the rest of ExCom, but I think I have the best role! I am privileged to support teams looking after Artists, Art Grants, Theme Camps, Event Registrations, Burnable Art ... think Effigy & Temple ... I...

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The Afterburn Report is out. For 2020. 

The Afterburn Report is out. For 2020. 

One of the requirements that is necessary if you want to be a recognised Regional Burning Man event is an Afterburn Report. This is where every member who was in a leadership/managerial role contributes their take, including what their role entailed, what worked and...

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Whoa, so that was a thing!

Whoa, so that was a thing!

Kiwiburn 2021 has come and gone and wasn't it spectacular? Of course, the experience of the Burn remains up to the individual, however in one completely unbiased and unprejudiced opinion, this was the best Kiwiburn yet! There was a lot going on and we can count...

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We want to hear from you! 

We want to hear from you! 

The Census for Kiwiburn 2021 is out! Tell us what you thought, a bit about yourself and what we can do better!  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KiwiburnCensus2021 This is one of the ways we can gauge feedback from a wide group of participants, learn a bit more about...

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Hot topic: Photography at the Burn

Hot topic: Photography at the Burn

There has been a lot of post-burn discussion on the subject of photography at the Burn. Times are changing, people have more of a need perhaps to share their experiences with others in these times and some rules were not clearly understood or followed. This means a...

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Lost Property

Lost Property

Did you lose your marbles on the Paddock or find someone else’s mind (which is now terrifying you and needs to be returned)? Connect the dots at the Kiwiburn Depot’s Lost Property Page. There you can see pictures of All The Things that get handed in and are not...

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Burning to help?

Burning to help?

Was it magic? Did it blow your mind? Did you think “I want to help?” or “I wanna be one of those cool kids with the radios?” Are the cockles of your heart still burning with an urge to participate? We are looking for year-round volunteers to help make Kiwiburn happen...

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Facebook Admission Questions

Facebook Admission Questions

In the aftermath of every Kiwiburn, the Facebook group, gets some serious traffic, including from those who wish to join the fun next time. If you invite friends to join this group, please ensure they answer all three questions in order to be admitted. We see A LOT of...

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Adjusting to the Default World

Adjusting to the Default World

It’s been a week now since the Paddock emptied its population of tired, sunburnt and burned-out yet blissful Burners into the rest of the land. Many of us have returned to our urban jungles and office jobs wondering, how do I adjust to the default world? Never fear,...

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