Colin Mathura-Jeffree is an international fashion personality with over 20 years modelling experience for some the world’s top designers.
Colin has graced the catwalk for iconic fashion houses such as Working Style and Versace and modelled for many international fashion magazines.
Colin is a regular judge of the Miss New Zealand Pageant and in 2007 he was awarded the title of Special Ambassador representing the Miss World franchise holder, for the New Zealand Asia Pacific Trust, at the Miss World competition in Sanya, China.
He has a wealth of experience judging pageants including the Ellerslie Racecourse Fashion in the Field contest.
As well as being a judge on New Zealand’s Next Top Model, Colin has also hosted two series of New Zealand's Hottest Home Baker. When Tyra Banks came to New Zealand, Colin was a guest star on cycle 14 of America’s Next Top Model and introduced the American models to Aotearoa.
Colin can also add acting to his list of talents. His credits include the King of India on Xena Warrior Princess, a case-solving scientist in Lifetime Television’s Stolen Life, and the lead protagonist in the Bollywood movie Love Has No Language.
Colin is a regular guest speaker on youth issues at events including Pathways to Employment. He was also a guest speaker at The Art of Living seminar alongside Miss Universe 2000, Lara Dutta.
Last year, Colin was the face of Tourism New Zealand’s American advertising campaign.
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