Sponsors and Partners

The Michael King Writers Studio Trust is grateful to a wide range of partners and supporters who have made the centre possible.


The Michael King Writers’ Centre was established in partnership with the North Shore City Council which has now merged with the Auckland Council, and with ongoing support from Creative New Zealand and The Lion Foundation


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Lion Foundation
Creative NZ

The University of Auckland is a partner in the six month writer's residency each year. The trust is also grateful to have received additional support from Foundation North for operating costs and projects, and from the Joyce Fisher Charitable Trust.  

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The trust has received support from the New Zealand Post Community Post programme.

The trust has also received support from the following individuals, charitable organisations and corporate groups.


Dame Christine Cole Catley
Dame Anne and Jeremy Salmond
David and Angela Paykel
Ian Prior
Jean Bartlett
Louise Hoobin
Michael and Linda Gill
Pauline Fraser

Charitable organisations

Becroft Foundation
Chisholm Whitney Family Charitable Trust
Devonport Rotary Club
Fordia Trust
Foundation North  (previously known as the ASB Community Trust) 
Joyce Fisher Charitable Trust 
Lion Foundation
North Shore Libraries Foundation

Corporate partners

Canon NZ
Copyright Licensing Ltd
Fisher & Paykel Appliances
Interface NZ Ltd
Martin Hughes Architectural Interiors (Flash required)
Penguin Books NZ Ltd
Renaissance Brands


McGregor Bailey Chartered Accountants
Red Dragon Computers
Cuthbert Ashmore Associates

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