The Manifold Residency Programme

The 2015 application period is now closed. Check back again next year for our 2016 Residency.

Open to energetic thinkers and doers, our residency programme is designed to nurture and support individuals through the early stages of their business/project.

The residency gives one lucky person 4 months free full-time access to Manifold, its resources and its community. This is a unique opportunity to work on your business/project surrounded by successful entrepreneurs, designers, architects and artists. What’s more the residency programme also provides specialised business mentoring provided by the experts at Venture Taranaki. 

Four months full-time  access to Manifold has a value of over $2,000 (this does not include the value of any business mentoring) and includes the following:

  • A dedicated desk and chair
  • Secure storage
  • Ultra Fast Broadband
  • 5 hours free meeting room access per week
  • Printing facilities
  • Invites to Manifold talks and events
  • A selection of tea and coffee

We are now accepting applications. The application period is open until 5:30pm Friday 31st July, interviews will take place in early August and the residency will begin shortly afterwards. The application review and interviews will be held by Graham Nelson - Manifold and John Haylock - Venture Taranaki.

How to apply

Fill out the form below telling us about yourself and your work. The residency programme is open to all but what we're looking for is an undeniable energy and passion for life and for work!

If you need to add documents to support your application please send them to If you have any questions please contact Graham on 021 1732 511 or

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