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Nevak Rogers

Executive, Producer, Presenter [Rongowhakaata, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Whakatohea, Tongan]

As the Head of Content Development at Māori Television and commissioning consultant for TVNZ's Māori and Pacific Programmes, Nevak Rogers is always looking to capture that elusive rangatahi audience. The former journalist and moved into directing and producing Māori and Pacific Island stories. She has presented popular reality shows like Marae DIY and produced doco Ngā Tamatoa - 40 Years On. 

Many upcoming Māori directors and producers, myself included, cut their teeth making one-hour documentaries for Māori Television. They provided a stepping stone, and gave audiences insights into the Māori world. They were vehicles for our people to try stuff and together with long-form series, helped build the TV industry as a whole. Nevak Rogers on the role documentaries have played in shaping Māori Television

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Sidewalk Karaoke - Series Two, Episode 12

2017, Network Executive - Television

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The Ring Inz - First Episode

2017, Network Commissioner - Television

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2016 Matariki Awards

2016, Network Executive - Television

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Cam's Kai - First Episode

2016, Network Executive - Television

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Game of Bros - First Episode

2016, Network Executive - Television

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Kairākau - First Episode

2016, Network Commissioner - Television

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The Palace - First Episode

2016, Network Executive - Television

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The Stage - Haka Fusion - First Episode

2016, Network Executive - Television

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This is Piki - First Episode

2016, Network Executive - Television

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Find Me a Māori Bride - First Episode

2015, Network Executive - Television

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Songs from The Inside - Series Three, Episode One

2015, Network Commissioner - Television

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Waka Warriors - First Episode

2015, Network Executive - Television

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Through the Lens - The First 10 Years of Māori Television

2014, Director, Presenter - Television

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Ngā Tamatoa: 40 Years On

2012, Producer - Television

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Polynesian Panthers

2010, Presenter, Co-Producer - Television

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Lost in Translation 3 - The Waitangi Sheet (episode three)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Lost in Translation 5 - The Bay of Plenty Sheet (episode five)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Lost in Translation 6 - The Tauranga Sheet (episode six)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Lost in Translation 1 - The Beginnings (episode one)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Lost in Translation 2 - Te Tiriti o Waitangi (episode two)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Lost in Translation 4 - The Manukau-Kawhia Sheet (episode four)

2009, Associate Producer, Research - Television

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Marae DIY - Manutuke Marae (Series Three Episode)

2006, Producer, Presenter - Television

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Marae DIY

2004 - ongoing, Creator , Presenter - Television

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Marae

2002, Director - Television