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Gift Economy

One of the most radically different things about Kiwiburn and Burning Man culture is the gift economy. In most other festivals you will find a market-place where you can purchase greasy food and the kind of clothing you don't normally wear to work, but at our festival...

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COVID-19 FAQs There are so many questions to be answered regarding what Kiwiburn will do to manage COVID-19, what would cause an event cancellation, and what happens if we do cancel. We've put together this webpage to answer all of your questions, and for full...

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How Kiwiburn Works

The Kiwiburn Organisation   Our structure So, you know a bit about what Kiwiburn is... you may have even come along to the festival a few times... but do you know how it works? How does so much chaos get facilitated and organised? How does a festival run entirely...

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The Event

Kiwiburn 2022 CANCELLED After much deliberation and following the government’s traffic light announcement on Monday 29 November 2021, ExCom has decided with very heavy hearts to cancel Kiwiburn 2022.  Kiwiburn will be back in 2023 and we'll once again be returning to...

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Participate It's all about getting involved! Kiwiburn wouldn't be the same without you. And we're not even joking. It'd be a few portaloos in a field... Everything that you see at Kiwiburn has been imagined and realised by you, the participants. The music, the...

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Launching the Kiwiburn Blog!

  Welcome to the new Kiwiburn blog. This is where you can get real insider knowledge about the realities of our festival... and you can share your experiences too. Is there something you want to share with the community or new participants in a coherent written...

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Contact Us

Contact We'd love to hear from you and will respond as soon as we can. Remember, we're all volunteers and sometimes it could take a while to get back to you, so make sure you look on the website for the information you need first. And you'll get a quicker response if...

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Register your Art

Register Your Art Art submissions for 2021 will close at 11:59PM on 12th Jan Oh heyyyy there artists! Fantastic you want to display your art on the Paddock! Please use this form to register your art for Kiwiburn 2021. If you have any questions -  email...

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Art Setup Guide

Art Setup Guide Pre-paddock preparationIf you’re keen to make art for Kiwiburn (wahoo!) then there are a few things you need to consider before you’re ready to take it to the Paddock. Got a question relating to your art piece and not sure who to ask? Email...

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