Honesty, Respect, Compassion,
Courage and Service
Munro Te Whata
A creative artist with experience in several mediums Munro is of Māori (Ngā Puhi and Ngāti Porou) and Niuean (Makefu) descent, Munro moved around Auckland frequently growing up and had attended up to nine different schools by the end of secondary school, mostly around Avondale and the surrounding suburbs.
What led you to working at The Cause Collective / Healthy Families
When TCC approached me to work as an illustrator and animator what appealed to me most was that I would be working in a Pasifika-led company with a strong focus on the wellbeing of my community.
Who inspires you and why?
Innovators, trendsetters people that pave the way by doing something new.
What is your current role?
Designer, animator, illustrator and whatever else.
What is your vision for health and wellbeing in South Auckland?
More opportunities for our people to develop in a way that works for them.
What is one funny/quirky/interesting thing that no-one knows about you?
I’m a published poet.