Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

Kea - the Alpine Clown

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


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......


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........


Chasing the Valley

The Ahuriri Valley, just north of The Lindis Pass is one of NZ's iconic valley landscapes.......


Spindrift

This painting is magnificent.......


The Lay of the Land

Golden Bay has a rich natural landscape and I'm often fascinated by the forces.......


Endless Summer

Situated at the extreme northern tip of the South Island, Farewell Spit.....


Iron Hill from the Head of Cobb Dam

The Cobb Valley in Kahurangi National Park is a realist artist’s paradise. It has a diversity ................


Wharariki Sands

Wharariki Beach is a wild and dramatic place in the north-western corner of Golden Bay.....


A Restless Wind - Paturau

Paturau is a remote beach on the North West Coast of Golden Bay.......


Drift - Wainui Bay

Wainui Bay is the northern gateway to Abel Tasman National Park. This huge......


Towards Rawhiti Cave

One of the many pleasures of living in Golden Bay are the diverse and numerous day walks. We often take visitors and friends...........


Bark Bay

I painted 'Bark Bay" after a short yacht trip into Abel Tasman National Park in February.


Boulder Lake - Kahurangi National Park

Peter has revisited Boulder Lake in Kahurangi National Park because it is an absolute favourite of many Golden Bay trampers ...................


Tonga Island - Abel Tasman National Park

Sailing in the azure waters of Abel Tasman National Park doesn't get much better than this.


A Walk to Remember

This quote speaks to me ..... “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than one seeks.”


Tui on Harakeke

Our nearest neighbours are several families of noisy, boisterous tui. They feast on nectar from our kowhai and harakeke flowers in the ...........


Early Morning - Lake Rotoiti

The alpine area of Nelson Lakes National Park is another of our favourite tramping......