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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. 

Facebook Group privacy

The Kiwiburn Facebook Group privacy setting has changed from Public to Closed. Some community members had expressed that they preferred not to engage in discussion on a public forum. A week long poll withing the Group supported the change. The Group is still...

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Regional Round up – news from where we aren’t

An amazing account of anecdotes and articles from areas far away from Aotearoa. In America - the big kahuna Burning Man is overrrr, but only just. A whopping 70,000 dust monsters will be dragging their heels across the country/planet as you read this, and the crew...

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Burning Seed – the future of Seed

Read "The Future of Seed", Burning Seed's Community Engagement Report 2018. It includes All of the Things: views and opinions, what has happened, what could happen, data, analysis of data, recommendations... and so much more...  

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2018 AGM minutes

Thanks to all who attended the online AGM. We may have broken endurance records this year, coming in at over three and a quarter hours. No medals will be handed out to those that lasted the distance, though many thanks to all those who took the time to be in (virtual)...

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Art for Trees 2018: A Tribute to Larry Harvey

Since 2013, Art of Trees has planted 40,000 seedling trees to replenish wood burned at Burning Man. This Burn year, Art for Trees will honour Larry Harvey and Burning Man through a legacy project: the Larry Harvey Memorial Grove. Read more about how you can contribute...

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The rise of Burning Man

From a huddle of hippies on a beach to a city of 70,000 in the desert, here’s how a festival became a lifestyle. Read what the Washington Post has to say here.

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Where are we as a community, and where we are headed?

Where are we as a community, and where we are headed?

[photo by Kasai Photography] In the 2018 Afterburn report, you can read about concerns some Team Leads have regarding the prevalent and increasing culture of irresponsible intoxication, leading to incidents with the potential to jeopardise the future of Kiwiburn. And...

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Kiwiburn 2018 Afterburn Report

Kiwiburn 2018 Afterburn Report

Each year we have a debrief after Kiwiburn to learn what worked well and where we could improve, and we produce an Afterburn report! Have a read here to understand more about where your ticket money goes, how the event was managed and what changes are recommended....

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