Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

Tahunanui Beach

Tahunanui translates to 'big sandbank' and is Nelson's gateway to beautiful Tasman Bay....


Pororari River, Punakaiki

Our last campervan trip just after lockdown in May 2020 saw us exploring the West Coast of the South Island....


Anapai Bay

Anapai Bay is one of the loveliest spots in Abel Tasman National Park.....


Return of the Godwits

Kiwis love their birds but there is one in particular we do admire and hold very special affection for......


West of Pohara

Beautiful Pohara Beach is a short drive from Takaka on the road to Abel Tasman National Park......


Fringe Dweller

When a friend recently purchased a lifestyle block......


Down by the River

The 22nd of March is World Water Day. I recently read this post from .......


Coming Home

Lockdown, when our world turned upside down........


Force of Nature

This past summer in NZ was the 3rd hottest on record with temperatures 1.5 deg above average ......../


True North

Situated at the extreme northern tip of the South Island, Farewell Spit stretches more than 30 kilometres......


Twilight - Pohara Beach

One of the pleasures of living near the beach is experiencing the changing moods of the coastal landscape....


Kea - the Alpine Clown

We love these cheeky, highly intelligent mountain parrots although this admiration is not shared by everyone....


Ebb and Flow - Tata Islands

The Tata Islands Motu and Ngawhiti just off Tata Beach.....


Down the Track

The weathered marble formations, caves and sink holes of the karst landscape.....


Low Tide - Rototai

Peter painted 'Low Tide - Rototai' to celebrate and bring awareness to estuaries. Estuaries, salt marshes, seagrass beds and mangroves are being degraded internationally......


Lake Stanley

Today, June 17th is the 90th anniversary of the Murchison earthquake......


Paturau

Paturau is a remote beach on the North West Coast of Golden Bay. In early spring Peter keeps a keen .............


Sentinel of the Sea - Nelson Harbour

Many of you are aware that Peter's other passion is sailing.....


Bellbird

This is the second painting in Peter's bellbird series.


Korimako the Bellbird

Korimako, Makomako or Bellbird is a much celebrated resident of our garden and and visitor to the sugar-water bowl........