Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

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...


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......


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 .......


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......


Just a Perfect Day

Mt Cook or Aoraki ‘the cloud piercer’ as it is known to Ngai Tahu, is the highest mountain ......


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.....