John Veale

An industry stalwart, John Veale is a pioneer within New Zealand’s optometry profession. His career - spanning 40 years and several countries - makes him one of the most experienced optometrists in the country. With a passion for helping others, John has spent considerable time in both the Cook Islands and Cambodia working alongside charities to treat those most in need.

John was the director and previous owner of Merivale Optical (now OCULA Merivale) and has recently retired, handing over the reigns over to Director and Principal Optometrist Roberta McIlraith for the ongoing continued care of his patients. Roberta can be seen at Merivale

John Veale