Micro Instruments NZ Ltd

About Us

Micro Instruments NZ Ltd is a privately owned limited company that has been in business for 33 years. It was originally located in Dominion Rd, Auckland but now operates from an industrial unit in Glendene, West Auckland.

Micro Instruments has always offered its client base new and second-hand microscopes along with service support for almost any make of microscope including…

  • Zeiss
  • Leitz
  • Wild
  • Olympus
  • Nikon
  • Meiji

Over the years it has been servicing the University, Hospital and Veterinary sections within New Zealand. Some of our past and presents clients include…

  • Auckland Hospitals
  • Auckland University and Medical School
  • Waikato Hospital
  • Waikato University
  • Ruakura Research Centre

About Peter Ryall

Peter was a Medical Scientist for 10 years in the UK and has been a microscopy service engineer for over 25 years. He has worked on most models of microscopes at one time or another. Some of his past experience includes…

  • Medical Scientist qualified in the UK
  • Leitz/Wild (Leica) UK as a microscopy service engineer
  • Optech – Microscopy service engineer in the UK
  • Zeiss Jena –  Contract servicing in the UK
  • Olympus NZ – Service engineer with some sales responsibilities

About David Bassett

David Bassett has been involved with the microscope industry for over 40 years. Starting in the family business in England he was responsible for the sale and servicing of all major English and European brands. Later as a shareholder of James Swift & Son Ltd, an old established manufacturer of polarising microscopes and associated equipment, he gained experience in the design and production aspects of the industry.

Since arriving in New Zealand in the late 1970’s he has been a sales and service engineer for Leitz, Wild, Meiji Labax, and Olympus microscopes, as well as the Sokkisha range of surveying instruments.