Accommodation for Visiting Writers

The centre has a second bedroom which is let at a modest rate to writers who need a quiet place to work.

The room has private bathroom, a writing desk and broadband internet. Linen is supplied. Authors must bring their own laptop. Kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities are shared. The kitchen, lounge and laundry are shared with the writer-in-residence. There are only two writers in the house at a time. 

The charge is $340 incl. GST per week or part thereof [effective 1 January 2017].. A small discount is offered for members of the New Zealand Society of Authors. Payment is required in advance.

Visiting writers must be engaged in a writing project or research. 

To apply for the visitor’s accommodation please email the centre, including the following details:

  • A brief writing CV
  • The project you are working on
  • The dates you would like to visit
  • Contact details

 Visiting writer's bedroom

Desk in visiting writer's bedroom

Visiting writer's bathroom