About Us

"Our practice provides teaching services for the University of Auckland's School of Optometry & Vision Science for their Bachelor of Optometry degree".


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To see these and many more style come in and meet the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Occhiali.  

 Occhiali Optometrist Ponsonby

Meet the Team

Our team have an extensive knowledge of eyewear, optics and frame fashion.  

Local owner and operator Renata Watene concentrates on building lasting relationships and real rapport with her patients. With 15 years experience in optics, she is a dedicated optometrist committed to the health of your eyes. 
Sandhya Mathew joined the team in August 2016 a real favourite with the customers since she started, her extensive optometry knowledge mean you know  your getting the best eye care every time.
Adele Jefferies has also rejoined the team at Occhiali , she is currently on maternity leave and will be rejoining us in 2017.  

All of our Optometrists are therapeutically qualified and have a special interest in contact lenses and dry eye therapy.

Manager Jared Neame  your go to man for anything Occhiali inspired.  He brings flare, fashion and the warmest smile on the Ponsonby strip.  

Consultant Simone Hofland  has a keen eye for fashion and a special interest in frame design.  
Final year Optometry student Joyce Mathan enjoys helping customers find optical appliance that are fashionable and functional. 
Third year Optometry student Alice Jackson is highly skilled and 
knowledgeable consultant that help you with all our optical needs.  

Exclusive eyewear collections sourced locally and internationally 

Now you can choose from a fabulous range of the very best eyewear and sunglasses from renowned national and international designers, right here in Ponsonby. Occhiali Optometrists presents you with an impressive selection of contemporary spectacles and lenses. We're currently running a special offer where you'll enjoy a generous 20% discount off your second pair. Please visit or contact us today for more details.

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