Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

Tides of Change, Ligar Bay

On a curving sheltered shore-line and golden sand beach east of Pohara, lies the sleepy coastal settlement of Ligar Bay. It was the scene..........


Pohara Sunrise

One of the pleasures of living near the beach is experiencing the changing moods of the coastal landscape......


Against the Tide, Torrent Bay

One of the highlights of our February sailing trip into Abel Tasman National Park was the day we spent at Torrent Bay and Anchorage. Golden sand beaches, native.....


Touch and Go

This is the second painting in the series of 'seagull in flight' paintings. 'On the Wings of a Seagull' was the first which I completed 12 months ago.


A Touch of Autumn Gold, Lindis Pass

The Lindis Pass, located on the South Island of New Zealand is a mountain pass linking the Mackenzie Basin with Central Otago. It’s one of NZ’s best known...........


Horizon Lines

One of the pleasures of living near the beach is experiencing the changing moods of the coastal landscape.... the storms, the wild nor-west winds, and ...............


Stillness - Takaka River

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


The Home Paddock

Peter's first exhibitions in the late 1970's and early 80s featured paintings of mostly farming scenes from around the Nelson district. Iconic old sheds, letterboxes and hop kilns ..............


This Fragile Land, Tasman Valley

The land flanking the Southern Alps of NZ for all its beauty and isolation is fraught with problems....


Against the Tide, Byron Bay

Our first port of call after closing the gallery at the start of winter is Byron Bay, Australia. Our kids have...............


All that Glitters..Sam's Creek

Sam's Creek is a hidden gem, tucked away in a steep gully 25 km south of Takaka in the Cobb Valley.....


Sunlit Cliffs, Abel Tasman Point

Abel Tasman Point is the rocky headland that separates Tata Beach from Wainui Bay. We often kayak.....


No Ordinary Morning

We visited friends in Alaska in June and while there we were fortunate enough to fly through Denali National Park in a ................


Castles in the Sea

Many of you will be very familiar with the distinctive limestone.....


Winter on the Anatoki Range

Brother-in-law Bill landed on the front lawn in a borrowed.....


Nelson Haven from Marybank

This commission Peter finished in July......


Lake Rotoroa

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


Snow Melt, Waimakariri River

Our annual campervan journey from Canterbury ...........


After the Rain

I painted 'After the Rain' following a trip away in the campervan......


Headwaters of the Wairau River from below Island Saddle Hut

We recently explored the stunning landscape on the Rainbow Road from Hanmer Springs ......