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Presenter Daniel Faitaua to leave Breakfast, take over as 1 NEWS' Europe correspondent

Breakfast and Midday presenter Daniel Faitaua has been appointed as 1 NEWS' new European correspondent, taking over from Joy Reid.

Faitaua will begin the overseas post in late August, leaving Breakfast after three years.

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Faitaua is TVNZ’s new Europe correspondent, meaning he will no longer reading the news on Breakfast and Midday. Source: 1 NEWS

"I am excited and thrilled to take up one of the most coveted positions in New Zealand journalism," Faitaua said.

"It's been a dream job of mine since I enrolled in journalism school 11 years ago. It's a job with immense prestige and I’ll provide a lens into what is going on in Europe."

Breakfast's new presenting line-up will be announced shortly.

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"Don’t’ get me started on the fruit" Daniel said, as he rattled off his list of complaints. Source: Breakfast

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Breakfast newsreader Daniel Faitaua blames ‘helicopter parents’ after an Auckland school cancelled its prizegiving to boost the self-motivation of students and move away from rankings. Source: Breakfast

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Left or right – do you care what side of the pavement people walk on? Source: Breakfast

Daniel Faitaua Source: 1 NEWS


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