OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Our Optometrists Anuja Malhotra, Helen Heyns, Sasha O’Sullivan, and Grant Dabb are fully qualified and belong to the NZAO (New Zealand Association of Optometrists). Our Dispensing Opticians Petra Hewitt, Angela Mitchell and Christine Rae are all qualified and registered with the Opticians Board.
Together we attend many seminars and courses throughout the year ensuring we are always up to date with the latest technology and developments within our industry.
We will provide free, professional advice and will recommend the best frame and lens combination to suit your individual needs. We have an in-store workshop where many of our services, repairs and adjustments can be performed while you wait. We have the facility to fit lenses to frames on the premises, a service unique to the Hibiscus Coast.
& BUSINESS OWNER
Favourite frame range: Anne et Valentin
Signature dish: Chocolate Chestnut Cake
Best thing about working at Orewa Optics: The fantastic team, awesome customers and now beautiful shop
Favourite optical tool: Hoya TrueSight
Dream destination: Any tropical island!
& BUSINESS PARTNER
Sunglasses worn: Maui Jim
Favourite Book: Goodnight Mister Tom
Favourite piece of optical equipment: A clear plastic Hoya Ruler
First concert attended: UB40, 1989 at the Supertop
Favourite holiday spot: Lake Tekapo
Favourite Book: Midnight’s Children
Best thing about the weekend: Relaxing with family and friends
Favourite piece of optical equipment: The OCT
Favourite holiday spot: Lady Elliot Island
Most disliked food: Banana’s!
Favourite holiday spot: All of Northland
Best thing about working at Orewa Optics: The people and the team
Favourite piece of optical equipment: iCare Tonometer for measuring intraocular pressures
Favourite Movie: Monsoon Wedding
First Concert attended: ELO, Western Springs 1978
Best thing about the weekend: Spending time with family and exploring new places
Sunglasses worn: Maui Jim
Best thing about working at Orewa Optics: The professional and caring approach to our customers
Signature Dish to cook: South African Milk Tart
Favourite piece of optical equipment: OCT and Low Vision Near Reading Chart
Favourite Holiday Spot: Queenstown- great views all year round.
Dream Destination: Europe-Barcelona
Favourite homemade meal: Bulgogi- Korean marinated beef
First pets name: Grey-she is a grey cat!
Favourite sport to watch: Football-EPL and national teams.
Favourite frame range: Kate Sylvester
First Pets Name Mitzi (A Goat!)
Favourite piece of optical equipment: Nosepad Pliers
Favourite Movie: Any Matt Damon movie
Hidden Talent: Loves creating Wedding Bouquets.
Favourite holiday destination: Gold Coast Australia
Pets Name: Toffee Pop (A Cute Maltese X)
Signature Dish: Awesome Minestrone Soup
Sunglasses Worn: Maui Jim
Favourite Concert: Coldplay 2016 at Mt Smart
Favourite holiday spot: Anywhere on the Tutukaka Coast
Signature dish to cook: Chocolate Brownie
Dream Island Destination: Rarotonga
Signature perfume: Gucci Guilty
First concert attended: Guns n Roses 1993
Favourite Recipe: Vegetable Lasagna
Hidden Talent: Often called upon to sing at weddings
First Concert: The Eagles “Hell Freezes Over” at Western Springs 1995
Favourite Holiday Spot: Bay of Islands
Signature Perfume: “Pretty” by Elizabeth Arden
Favourite Takeaways: Noodle Canteen -Mi gorang
Hidden Talent: I Love to sew, especially to my own patterns
Favourite subject at uni: Developmental and reproductive anatomy
Dream job as a child: Checkout girl at The Warehouse