New Zealand Pacific Studio
A home for the arts in the hills of the Wairarapa.
A non-profit international residency centre founded in 2001.
Our 5-acre facility has 7 work-spaces and is open year-round.
We welcome applicants living in New Zealand or abroad, as we value cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary dialogue.
We provide writers / artists / environmentalists / researchers with space to work on a project of their design.
We also run workshops, performances, exhibitions, Open Studio Days with the community.
- Provide studio & residential facilities for selected national and international creative practitioners / researchers to facilitate their intensive work and to foster inter-connectivity among the residents.
- Facilitate the finding and sharing of stories and creative processes that preserve and enrich the local culture, history and environments.
- Embed the creative processes and outputs of our residencies within the nearby communities of the Wairarapa and Tararua regions.
NZ Pacific Studio is a member of ResArtis, a worldwide network of artist residencies. A registered charity, we rely on donations, members, volunteers, and sponsors.