(09) 419 6534 (09) 419 6514 chieflychairs@xtra.co.nz


Chiefly Chairs has been in business for over 20 years. And in that time we have assisted thousands of people the length and breadth of New Zealand.

  • Specialists in the orthopaedic and health fields
  • Supplier to ACC and District Health Boards
  • Supplier to many leading rest homes, private and public hospitals
  • New Zealand Owned and operated

Our unique chair designs allow us to custom-tailor seat back, height, depth and width to support your specific needs. This means we have a chair no matter your size, infirmity or disability. Truly furniture to fit!

Barry Judd

Barry has been in the furniture and furnishings business for over twenty years. During this time he has developed and marketed specialised orthopaedic seating for people of all sizes, and a wide variety of infirmities and special needs. His experience means he can quickly determine the best seating solution for you.

“…a very switched on armchair manufacturer. The most exciting thing from my perspective is that he knows about seating”
Leading Auckland Occupational Therapist and seating assessor

“Over the years I have found Chiefly Chairs have provided a consistently high standard of service. Their willingness to listen, provide a seating solution that meets the client’s need and preference, and their prompt and friendly service makes them stand out from the rest”
Occupational Therapist at a major Auckland rest home and hospital


Our Services Include:

  • A consultation to determine your specific needs*.
  • We measure you to make the chair fit like a glove.
  • *Usually a phone conversation or online consultation is sufficient to gather the information we need to build your custom chair. For customers in the greater Auckland region we can also undertake showroom or home consultations if preferred.

Our Orthopaedic Chairs are Special:

  • Designed and made in New Zealand from a variety of crafted timbers
  • We supply a wide range of fabrics including leather, vinyls and water-resistant materials
  • Five year frame warranty