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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. 

Blazing Rangers

What is it like Rangering at Blazing Swan? Most of Rangering is just being visible, walking the dirt, talking to participants and keeping an eye out for the rare bits of trouble. Read one Ranger's experience here.

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Burning Man founder Larry Harvey passes away

Burning Man founder Larry Harvey passes away

Photo: Burning Man founder Larry Harvey, by John Curley.   There will no doubt be many tributes to Larry Harvey being made at Baker Beach in San Francisco today and over the coming days. Many experiences and stories shared. Many tears shed. No-one could have...

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Southern Smoulder the second

The second annual Southern Smoulder was a great success, held 9-12 March 2018, with 300 tickets selling out the week beforehand! Many southern Burners took the opportunity of an event close to home to establish their own Theme Camps, filling the Paddock with new art...

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New Kiwiburn Chairperson needed!

Kiwiburn is looking for a new Chairperson. One of three officer positions, it’s usually held by a Kiwiburner who has been involved for a few years, been a keen volunteer and is level headed, clear thinking and enthusiastic. Read the job description HERE. Sound like...

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Captured moments

Kiwiburn is blessed with talented, creative people. Expressing themselves through photography this year was Andy Flint, whose photos can be seen here; Jamie Miller of Kasai Photography whose album is here; and Craig Neilson whose portraits are here.  Please...

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Hazards and falls

There are teams of volunteers who work tirelessly year round, as well as on site, to help make Kiwiburn a safe place for participants to express themselves. They are people like you, they are your campmates, your neighbours, they are enthusiastic volunteers.  ...

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WHAT WILL BE THE THEME FOR KIWIBURN IN 2019?

The Paddock was both grand and bizarre this year! What will the 2019 theme be? We're not suggesting there should be unicorns roaming the Paddock, men in spacesuits, or giant fish roaming the Paddock, though we'd love to know your ideas!  You can submit your idea...

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Good Conduct

Good Conduct

(photo courtesy of Amy Potenger) Hi everyone, we hope you all had a safe and happy burn! Our community is a diverse and fascinating one full of all sorts of people creating amazing experiences. However, it’s not always perfect. If you witnessed or experienced assault...

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Statement from Kiwiburn Inc 27 January

The Kiwiburn Operations Team was made aware of a second incident near the festival site at 7.30am Saturday 27 January. Emergency Services were already in attendance.   Although neither incident occurred on the festival site, Kiwiburn has installed...

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