Ms Lang is a screenwriter and executive producer who has co-created many of New Zealand’s most successful television shows, including ‘Outrageous Fortune’, ‘Go Girls’, ‘Mercy Peak’ and ‘Nothing Trivial’. She has won and been nominated for a range of national and international writing and production awards. She was the first New Zealand story editor, a writer and executive producer for ‘Shortland Street’, now in its 25th year. She was one of the head writers for the Margaret Mahy children’s fantasy series ‘Maddigan’s Quest’. Ms Lang’s international work in television includes creating Australian drama ‘Hyde and Seek’ and writing for CBBC in the United Kingdom.
Ms Rachel Lang, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to television