The Age of Influence



SM Publications Ltd has been publishing Filipino News for over two decades.

We will be celebrating our 20th anniversary in big way at a gala event in June where the Filipino-Kiwi Hero Award winners for 2020 will be announced and the top Filipino-Kiwi Influencers will be acknowledged.

Listed below are only some of the social media influencers of 2019 that come to mind. We welcome your comments and suggestions so that we can identify more of our Filipino-Kiwi social media super stars.

Seresa Lopez – Reporter, Mel Libre – Barrister, Agnes Guda – Community Leader, Noel Bautista – Blogger, Ambassador Jesus Domingo, Ayla Matencio – Community Ambassador, Aisha Ronquillo – Photo Journalist, Louie Encabo – Filipino-Kiwi Journalist of the Year, Sam Dignadice – Community Leader and Lani Larsen – Chair of the NZ Good Heart Foundation.

(profiles of the Hero Awards Winners for 2020 and the Influencers will be featured at:

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