Kōrero: Canterbury places

Nor’wester in the Port Hills

Nor’wester in the Port Hills

This painting of the Port Hills is by W. A. (Bill) Sutton, who is well known for his atmospheric Canterbury landscapes. It shows the swirling rotor cloud that forms when Canterbury’s nor’west wind blows.

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Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Reference: 80/70
Oil painting by William Alexander Sutton, 1979

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - The Port Hills', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/10229/norwester-in-the-port-hills (accessed 6 February 2023)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015