Kirstie Taplin: "So nice that the Filipino community here in New Zealand acknowledged Cedric Pasco's success in modelling by giving him the top model award, so proud of him."

Rodel Cabana: "On behalf of ANABAC, we thank Filipino Migrant News for organising the recent Filipino-Kiwi Hero Awards. Thank you for honouring all our Filipino-Kiwis out there. Wish you all the best in the future."

Carolyn Ocampo Groen: "Thank you Filipino Migrant News for recognizing all the Filipino heroes in our community. It was such a privilege and a humble experience for Justine (my daughter) to be included amongst the deserving recipients."

Agnes Granada: "Congrats sa lahat ng awardee, you guys deserve it. And keep going with your fantastic work."