Matthews exclusive eyewear collection features creations rich in expressiveness to adorn and illuminate the face.


Comprehensive eye examinations and clinical eye health care checkups by our NZAO optometrists.

Poppet Optics

At Matthews, we take the stress out of choosing the right eyewear for your child.


Introducing New Zealand’s most select range of eyeglasses, chosen from the world’s celebrated design houses.

Seeing better never looked so good

Personalised look, personalised fit


Clinical care & attention second to none

Whatever your eyecare need, at Matthews you’re in the best possible hands.

Your eyesight is one of your most vital senses and our professional optometrists help to ensure you take the best care of it throughout your lifetime.

Sometimes you just need a quick visual check for peace of mind or to confirm your prescription is still correct.

To take the best care of your eyes you should have a full eyecare examination every two years. This way we can address any eye health problems before they become serious, and make sure you are seeing as well as you possibly can.


We feature fun, exciting children’s eyewear brands cleverly selected to make your kids love how they look as much as how they see.

Introducing Poppet Optics at Epsom Eyecare 

With our fantastic Poppets selection of children’s eyewear, we haven’t for a moment left your little ones out of the frame.

At Poppet Optics in Epsom we have New Zealand’s largest range of children’s frames, making finding the perfect glasses a breeze. Offering professional independent advice, we are here to take the stress out choosing fabulous eyewear for little faces.


Matthews + ZEISS: a new experience in vision

Lenses for those unforgettable moments and optimum vision

Offering eyecare expertise that brings clients total clinical professionalism – in exclusive partnership with ZEISS and their state-of-art i.Profiler® and i.Scription® Technology, producing 100% bespoke lenses to enhance night vision, colour clarity and visual contrast.

Philip and Lynley Matthews live and breathe excellence in eye health and excitement in eye fashion.

Their passion is born of a history dating back to 1985, when they took over Matthews Optometrists in Nelsonand Blenheim, established in 1957 by Phil's father, Bill.

Their determination is to deliver unprecedented professional acumen through a customer-driven service setting new standards within the industry.

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Visit a highly specialised branch near you

It’s time to visit us, time to come in and try. Celebrate your own unique look and personality.

Matthews Branches  |  Auckland  |  Hamilton  |  New Plymouth  |  Kapiti  |  Wellington  |  Blenheim  |  Nelson  |  Richmond  |  Motueka  |  Christchurch


Matthews carry a wide variety of designer frames