Taryn is a New Zealand writer whose publication record includes several non-fiction books, tertiary college courses, website content, and more than 400 feature articles, reviews, and columns published in newspapers, websites, and magazines.
She is a trained and registered secondary teacher, specialising in English, History, and Religious Studies. Taryn holds several university qualifications including Bachelor's and Master's degrees, and is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Otago, whilst working as a tutor at Laidlaw College.
Tihei mauri ora!
Ko Takitumu, ko Hikurangi ōku māunga
Ko Aparima, ko Waiau ōku awa
Ko Horouta,, ko Mataatua ōku waka
Ko Ngāi Tahu, ko Ngāti Pōrou ōku iwi
Ko te Aowera, ko Te Aitanga a mate ōku hapū
Nō Otepoti ahau, Kei Tāmaki Makaurau e noho ana
Ko Allen rāua ko Debra ōku mātua
Ko Jonny-ray ratou ko Ciara, ko Nathan, ko Alex aku tamariki
Ko Ciara ratou ko Nathan, ko Alex. He whāngai ratou.
Ko Stephen Dryfhout taku hoa rangatira
Ko Taryn Dryfhout tōku ingoa
Bay of Plenty