Apply for a Residency


THANK YOU for your interest in our residency programme. 

The deadlines for these two residencies have passed (31 January 2023).

TE AO O TE PŪKEKO RESIDENCY - for tangata whenua, based in Aotearoa New Zealand or abroad, wanting to reflect on taiao and Toi Māori - For more information

RAK MASON WRITER'S RESIDENCY for writers working in any genre, based in New Zealand or abroad - For more information.

Please keep an eye on this page & on our Facebook page for future opportunities.

Note on Transportation:

TRAIN: The 'Wairarapa Line' runs between Wellington and Masterton - here is the timetable and information

BUS: The Tranzit / Intercity bus runs from Palmerston North to Wairarapa - here is information

AIR: Most residents fly into Wellington, although the airport at Palmerston North is roughly the same distance away.

EMAIL: info @
POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 263, Masterton 5840