Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

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.....


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


Carved in Sand - Farewell Spit

In September we walked the inside beach of Farewell Spit.....


Sentinel of the Sea - Nelson Harbour

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


Winter's Journey - Ahuriri Valley

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


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........


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.......