Daniel Faitaua is the Breakfast newsreader.
He is now based in Auckland following a spell in Wellington but is a born and bred Cantabrian.
He joined 1 NEWS after working as a reporter on Close up for three years.
Daniel is a graduate from Canterbury University and in 2009 he graduated from the NZ Broadcasting School.
When Daniel was at Close Up he covered a wide range of National and International stories and is the back-up co-host for TVNZ7's political pub programme, Back Benches.
He then became a reporter for 1 NEWS in Wellington.