Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

Kotare the Kingfisher

The sacred kingfisher is a constant visitor to our wetland and surrounding estuaries....


Parapara Beach in Early Autumn

Parapara with it's long sweeping sandy beach is a favourite.....


Miromiro the Tomtit

While tramping in the Cobb Valley we spied this little guy.......


Wildness - Sam's Creek

Henry David Thoreau once said, 'In Wildness is the preservation......


Estuary Sunset

One of the pleasures of living near the beach.....


The Tide is Turning

April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.....


Storm Bird

Despite arriving en masse the minute the fish and chips are unwrapped near the beach or in a park.........


Unfenced

We found this old shack on a sheep station in the MacKenzie Country...


The Sound of Silence - Iron Hill

We are so fortunate to live in NZ where you can tramp into the backcountry.....


Hereford Bull

While trekking around in the camper van in late autumn searching for bike trails we came across this bovine beauty.....


Quail

These plump little birds were introduced into NZ in the 1800s........


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......


Birds of a Feather - Parekreka, the Spotted Shag

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


Winter Morning - North Mavora Lake

We discovered the beautiful, remote Mavora Lakes in Fiordland during one of our camper van trips...


Down by the River

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