AGM 2015 Agenda

Shelley Watson

AGM AGENDA (Tuesday 18 August 2015) Full details on how to participate are here. Review of the previous year;– Chairperson’s Report– Treasurer’s Financial Report– Festival Afterburn Report Review of Committee Members and Officers’ roles and holders of these positions.Approval of plans for the balance of the current and next calendar years.Vote to continue the existence of the various sub committees.Available volunteer … Read More

Art Grants open!

Shelley Watson

Do you have something tasty planned for the Paddock next year? The most delectable art creation Kiwiburn has ever seen? We currently have two rounds of Art Grants to help make your dreams a reality. As Grants pay for only a portion of production costs, artists should be ready to seek out and show proof of other methods and sources … Read More

Nothing to complain about

Shelley Watson

What happens when you take the time to make a formal complaint? Well, we listen and we follow up. We received one complaint about Kiwiburn processes, and as a result these have been reviewed and updated to address the concerns. Kiwiburn received complaints about the behaviour of four people. All four complaints were investigated, and the outcome was that unfortunately … Read More

AfrikaBurn

Shelley Watson

“For one week each year, a temporary village blossoms in the desert of the Tankwa Karoo. To some, it’s home to an orgy of self-expression, psychedelics, and dancing. Beneath it lies an ethos that’s about finding new ways to solve old societal problems. At a time when we have to share an over-stretched, tightly packed planetary life support system, learning … Read More

Auckland Pre-burn: A Picnic of the Profound and the Profane

Shelley Watson

Save the date! Auckland is throwing a Pre-burn: A Picnic of the Profound and the Profane at Whammy Bar in K Rd on Saturday 17 October from 8pm – 3am. It’s a picnic, though not in a park! We’re laying out a veritable smorgasbord of aural and visual delights for you to feast on. We all love discovering art on … Read More

It’s a poster of pot luck and emotions!

Shelley Watson

Thanks to everyone who entered the poster competition this year! It was a close fought battle and we have a winner. Congratulations to Shelley Watson from Auckland, the ExCom voted her design as their favourite. She says: “I was thinking, if it were a meal, Kiwiburn would not be a traditional pot luck dinner, though it brings people together to … Read More

Build the Temple at Kiwiburn in 2016!

Shelley Watson

The Temples of Kiwiburn are special places where people gather. What would be your idea for creating a space for Burners to share? If you think you have what it takes to design / lead / build the Temple, take a look at the job descriptions. Applications are now open for the 2016 Temple. Apply now!

Want to build the Effigy for the 2016 event?

Shelley Watson

The largest art pieces on the Paddock are created by passionate Kiwiburners and have been amazing achievements over the years. Now it’s your turn to make your ideas a reality – the ExCom is receiving letters of interest. Do you have a vision for the Man? Read more about how to apply here.

Help Nepal – Burners Without Borders (BWB) 128 Initiative

Shelley Watson

Nepal has been struck by overwhelming tragedy recently with two large earthquakes. Longtime Kiwiburner Peter Brierley-Millman is helping out by raising the roof at Cloud9 to raise money to help them rebuild their devastated country. Gather your friends and bring them to Cloud9 on Saturday 13 June to celebrate life and having a roof over our heads with a fundraising … Read More

2015 Census results

Shelley Watson

Kiwiburners! Who are you and where are you from? Find out the answers to these questions, and more. The 2015 Census is out – read it now! http://www.kiwiburn.com/participate/volunteer/kiwiburn-census/