Daryl Gregory is of the Waikato -Tainui
Pare Waikato – Ngati Whaawhaakia
Pare Hauraki – Ngati Maru
No Ngaruawahia ia
The Mana and Tapu of all people make us unique as individuals and i believe that we are created to be connected to others. I am passionate about encouraging whānau to provide a lifestyle, which encourages and nurtures personal, corporate and spiritual growth within the communities they live in.
He is the founder and current Chair of Board of Directors of a not for profit community Trust called He Waka Tapu that specifically works with Maori people from an indigenous world view. On leaving the Army in 1984 Daryl completed his BA at Canterbury University in Christchurch and a variety of papers in community psychiatric care, social work, alcohol and drug counselling and sexual abuse. He has also is a part time tutor at the local Institute of technology and Canterbury University teaching in their Social work Diploma and counselling courses as well as Laidlaw and Vision College. He has been working within the local community and prison system mainly with Maori offenders of family violence and sexual abuse.