Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

April Morning - Takaka River

A very simple and serene painting of the Takaka River during early autumn.


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 ................


Late in the Day - Wainui Bay

Wainui Bay is the northern gateway to Abel Tasman National Park. This huge tidal inlet and sandspit is composed of golden granite sand typical .........


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......


Between Tides - Separation Point

The distinctive, granite headland of Separation Point, forms a natural boundary between Golden Bay and Tasman ...............


Sunrise

We recently travelled through the South Island stopping in some of NZ's most scenic locations; Mt Cook, Ahuriri Valley, Mavora Lakes, Wanaka & Queenstown. Although we love NZ's mountainous environment we always miss the sea........


Wainui River

The trail alongside the Wainui River in Abel Tasman National Park, is a perfect afternoon walk with a lovely mix of NZ rainforest, superb trees, beautiful river, arriving at a waterfall........