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Eye Care during the Orange Light Setting

New Zealand is at the orange setting of the Covid-19 protection framework and Central Wellington is coming back to life. Take advantage of half-price public transport and come and see us. You don't need a vaccine pass to visit us but you will still need to wear a mask and follow our guidelines for trying on frames. Our  whole team is fully vaccinated and we encourage you to do the same. Please don't come and see us if you're unwell but you can ring us if you need advice.

Holiday Hours

It's business as usual this autumn but we'll be closed on Monday 6th June for Queen's birthday and Friday 24th June for Matariki.


  • Featherston Street Front Entrace
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Team Photo
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Comprehensive eye exams, red eye consults, contact lens fitting, civil aviation exams, eye disease diagnosis, post-surgery consultations - we've got it covered. We're a Southern Cross Easy-claim provider so we can bill them directly if that's appropriate.

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Two Handy Locations

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Formerly on the Terrace, we're now located at 108 Featherston Streets and 100 Molesworth Street in Thorndon, both within walking distance of parliament and the railway station.

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Workshop Services

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Having a full time technician and our own workshop ensures we can look after your glasses at the same time we're looking after you. We can make your new spectacles or repair or refit your old ones on site, promptly. 

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Special Offers For New Customers, Contact Lens Wearers and More

New Customers

New customers who contact us through the website get a $10 reduction on their exam fee, a 10% discount on glasses and we'll make a  $10 donation to the charity of your choice.

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Referral Rewards



We love new customers! Refer your family, friends and colleagues to us and get a $25 credit 

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2 Pairs in 3 Months

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Buy 2 complete pairs of glasses (frames and lenses) in a 3 month period and get a 25% DISCOUNT on the second pair.
T&Cs Apply .

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A Range Of More Than 2000 Lenses, Frames, Sunglasses & Other Optical Products Available

Contact Lenses

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Contact lenses are always evolving and we help you keep current. Contacts have never been as comfortable or as sophisticated! We have great options for both part time and full time wear, and we fit  both disposable and custom-made lenses.

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Spectacle Frames

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We have around 1000 frames between our two practices so we're sure we can find a  frame for you. Our stock has an emphasis on European design - Face a Face from  France, Ic! Berlin from Germany, Lara D' and Black Fin from Italy, and  William Morris from the UK...

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You'll find a great selection of sunglasses and plenty of good advice at Sercombe and Matheson Opticians. Wellington has a lot of sunshine hours and our UV levels are high, so if you don't own a good pair of sunglasses it's time to rectify this.

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Special Optical Products Available In Instore Or Shipped All Over New Zealand

Swimming Goggles

Childrens Swimming Goggles

We supply both ready-made and customised prescription swimming goggles for both adults and children. Learn More

Prescription Dive Masks

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If you're a glasses wearer, a prescription dive mask can really change your life. You'll get a clearer view of the fish and aquatic life, see potential hazards sooner, and find your gear on the shore more easily. Learn More

Ready Made Readers

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We have a  good selection of colours, styles and powers in stock - you can decide how much of a statement you'd like to make
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quote I have used a number of opticians over the last 30 years and have found no-one else that can offer such a complete service as Sercombe and Matheson.Your ability, professionalism and sheer speed of service is second to none.
David P
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Kiwi Wealth House, 108 Featherston Street
Wellington 6011 

and Shop 2, 100 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011