Name: Rewa Harker
Job Title: Programme Scheduler, Maori Television
What does your job entail?
In a nutshell my role as Programme Scheduler is to schedule all programmes as strategically as possible on Maori Television and Te Reo Channel and distribute that information in advance to all the relevant departments within the Network in order for them to do their jobs effectively.
What is the best part of working in the TV industry?
Getting to watch great programmes and get paid for it!
What are your three favourite TV shows right now?
Code (Maori Television every Thursday at 8.30pm!), Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, and Veep.
What was your favourite TV show when you were a child?
We didn’t watch a lot of telly when I was young because Dad dominated it! When we were allowed to watch telly I loved Ready to Roll and The Cosby Show – I thought Lisa Bonet was soooo cool.
Finish this sentence: The new TV show I can’t wait to see is…
Anything with Bill Murray or Julia Louis-Dreyfus in it.