Ginette McDonald's career began as a teenage apprentice in all areas of stagecraft at Wellington's Downstage Theatre. She devised the Kiwi comedy icon Lyn of Tawa in the early 70's, followed by a five year acting stint in the UK. As an actress, director and TV producer, she has done an enormous amount of theatre, television and radio in New Zealand, England and Scotland. She is also a notable corporate MC and extraordinary raconteur. Ginette has won numerous awards for acting, television producing and public speaking. In 2007, she was awarded the Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to Entertainment.
Her work on New Zealand television includes: