This directory has been compiled by Toi Wairarapa but is by no means exhaustive. If you would like to be included please contact us. Use the search facility on the right or click on a Directory Category to narrow your search.
New Zealand Pacific Studio
NZ Pacific Studio is an international centre in Mount Bruce where environmentalists, researchers, and creative people focus on a project of their design. About 500 residents have lived and worked at the centre since it opened in 2001.
The five-acre facility is based in an historic villa built in 1911 and restored in 2001. There are seven workspaces, with studios of various sizes, a library of more than 2,000 books, an art collection, four fireplaces/woodstoves, a sauna, gardens designed by Hannah Zwartz, and more. The centre is a private retreat and is open to the public on Open Studio Days.
A non-profit institution, NZ Pacific Studio raises funds to offer 5-7 supported residencies each year; otherwise, residencies are self-funded. Residencies are flexible -- as short as one weekend or as long as three months. Residents have complimentary access to Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.
R.D. 1 Masterton. (SH2 2kms north of Pukaha Mt. Bruce)