The residencies are in the old Signalman's Cottage halfway up Mt Victoria, with one of the finest views of Auckland city. If you can tear yourself away from the view it'd be a quiet place to get some work done. And you're within a short stroll of some of the better cafes north of the Bombay Hills and some gorgeous harbourside walks.
Here's the contact details to get some more info:
Applications may be sent by post or email to:
Michael King Writers’ Centre
PO Box 32-629
Devonport, North Shore City 0744
Ph: 09 445 8451
Or check out their website: Michael King Writers Centre