Garden view, west verandah

Garden view, west verandah

Front view, Kaiparoro-house

Front view, Kaiparoro house

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New Pacific Studio Mt Bruce


New Pacific Studio Inc (2001) provides a Wairarapa-based residency for creative artists and scholars, fostering links within New Zealand and international creative communities.

Current Vacancy

The live-in position of House Manager is available in April 2014 and again from August 2014 onwards. Ideally, applicants need to be available for a minimum of 2-3 months. For complete details, see our ad on The Big Idea.

New Pacific Studio is a member of Res Artis. We encourage trans-Pacific networks in collaboration with New Pacific Studio Vallejo, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.

Residencies range from 1 week to 3 months. We have a growing programme of fellowships for New Zealand artists and writers, and self-funding is also an option. Many international artists are supported by funding from their own countries. NPS has an MOU with South Korea National Foundation for Traditional Performing Arts. The Society was Incorporated in 2001 and is a Registered NZ Charity - CC22090

House from the hill Interior view, Saiko Room

View from the hill and interior view, Saiko Room

Our objectives are to:
  • provide studio and residential facilities for creative artists and scholars, which will enable them to further their work and research.
  • enhance the experience of artists and the arts in the Wairarapa/Tararua, as well as the wider region, by developing and promoting workshops, exhibitions and collaborative projects between schools, museums, galleries and libraries.
  • encourage the study, care and creative interpretation of natural and cultural heritage.
  • establish and maintain contact with complementary groups, associations and individuals.