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Reuben Collier

Producer, Director [Ngāti Porou, Rereahu-Maniapoto]

Rūātoki-raised Reuben Collier cut his screen teeth reporting on Waka Huia. In 2001 he founded Maui TV Productions in Rotorua. Collier's producing and directing credits include Marae, Matatini coverage, award-winning documentary Sciascia, and long-running food show Kai Time on the Road. in 2017 Collier was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the television industry and Māori. 

Television is but one vehicle to promote and expose New Zealanders to this beautiful language unique to Aotearoa New Zealand. In all of my programmes there's a positive message to be shared. Reuben Collier in a Rotorua Daily Post interview, after being awarded an MNZM, 31 December 2016