Selected Past Works

A curated selection of Peter's previous paintings

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...........


The Going Down of the Sun

The west coast of Golden Bay is a wild and dramatic place which contrasts...................


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......


Shifting Sands - Farewell Spit

Situated at the extreme northern tip of the South Island, Farewell Spit stretches more than 30 kilometres.....................


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........


The Last Bastion

These historic wee baches which are considered locally as true icons of the original kiwi bach......


Boulder Lake, Kahurangi National Park

The Douglas Range track which links the Aorere Valley with the Cobb Valley, is one of the most spectacular tramps in Kahurangi National Park.....


Cerus the Bull

Cerus, the wild bull from Greek mytholgy, was tamed by Persephone and was made into the Taurus constellation. ....


Daybreak , Farewell Spit

Farewell Spit, New Zealand’s longest sandspit, curves around Golden Bay to create a wading bird sanctuary of international significance........


Morning Stillness, Tata Islands

When the wind doesn't blow, this sailor sits in his yacht off Tata Islands sketching and photographing.....


Morning Tide, Separation Point

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


Piwakawaka -the Fantail

Anyone familiar with the New Zealand environment will love this little guy.The Piwakawaka or fantail is a cheeky wee bird commonly seen .......