Pining for the outdoors

April 14, 2020

Pining for the outdoors

As a large proportion on NZ'ers are pining for the New Zealand backcountry during one of the most beautiful seasons of the year, we thought we’d show you some back country paintings in progress. With the first snowfall sitting on the local mountain ranges, we know that most of our hearts are crying out to be fishing our lakes & rivers, exploring our ridges and hunting the tops. Or if you are like Dad, pining for the sea, and very upset about missing the best snapper fishing of the year!



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