Here at Visique we are a New Zealand co-operative network of independent clinically centric optometrists established in 2000.
Providing reliable and affordable eye care to all New Zealanders, we care about Kiwi eyes because we’re proudly New Zealand owned and operated. You’ll even find our practices on the main streets of most Kiwi towns.
Committed to the highest quality professional eye care, our practitioners have a reputation for clinical excellence and for spending quality time with customers. This allows our optometrists to understand each customer’s individual needs and to advise them on the best solutions for them.
At Visique we position ourselves at the heart of our local communities, supporting them through initiatives such as ‘Free sunglasses for new entrants’.
Our practices offer a wide range of high technology lenses and quality eyewear including an exclusive ranges of value frames to suit all budgets.
With a professional standards seal to boot, you can trust Visique when it comes to commitment to professionalism, quality and customer care.
Meet the Teams – Onehunga
THE ONEHUNGA TEAM
Qualified as an Optometrist from Auckland University in 1974 and joined the practice with Raymond Hawkins in that year. In 1976 went the U.K. and practiced Optometry for two years in the U.K. Some of that time spent as a contact lens practitioner in a busy contact lens practice in the Strand London. On his return to New Zealand he joined the Practice of Hawkins Optometrists as a partner in 1979. Certificate of Ocular Pharmacology Auckland University 2000. Married with 3 adult daughters.
David was born and bred in Hastings (Hawkes Bay) before moving to Auckland to study at the Auckland University. Shortly after graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Optometry in 1992 he worked at the Eye/Ophthalmology Department at Auckland Public Hospital to further develop his Optometric skills. In 2017 he gained his therapeutic qualification by completing a postgraduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (ACO-COT). He has been with Hawkins Optometrists for over 25+ years with a primary focus on client care with expert advice and service.