PSTVOnline presents Marianne Infante, 1st Filipina nurse on NZ primetime TV

PSTVOnline Marianne Infante NZ primetime TV
Direk Rene and media friends from the Philippines chat with Marianne Infante in New Zealand. Screengrab from PSTVOnline.

Filipina actor Marianne Infante who plays Madonna Diaz, the new nurse character on New Zealand’s long-running primetime TV soap Shortland Street is the featured artist on Direk Rene Molina’s PSTV5Online.

The multi-talented stage, TV, and film actor, playwright, and producer had an online Q&A with the Auckland-based Rene Molina and his media friends and Manila-based journalists Boy Villasanta (Columnist/Talk Show Host,, Rhia Grana (Managing Editor ANCX), and Angie Quadra Balibay (Managing Editor,

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In this PSTVOnline episode that went live on August 3, 2021, the Filipina who migrated from Pampanga to New Zealand when she was a child talks about her passion, the arts community, her projects, and the value of her role as the first Filipina nurse on New Zealand primetime television.

Check out more episodes on PSTV5Online:

Gilas Pilipinas SEA Games gold medalist Danica Jose chats with Direk Rene on Netkapihan

Cambridge University graduate Jozef Borja-Erece chats with Direk Rene on Netkapihan

WATCH New Zealand’s Netkapihan with Direk Rene Molina on PSTV5Online here and SEND CHEERS in the comments below!

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