Taylah was born and raised in Te Kuiti before moving to Auckland where she completed her schooling and obtained a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland. Taylah is a Senior Auditor at KPMG and has developed a portfolio that predominantly national sports organisations, not-for-profit entities and large commercial companies. However, you will also see Taylah commentating and presenting on Sky Sport’s rugby coverage where she hosts her own show and provides expert insight and detailed analysis on match day coverage.
Fa’a Samoa and Tikanga Maori play a vital role in Taylah’s approach to community initiatives and she often volunteers her time to speak to school children on the importance of education and how higher learning has complimented her skills as an athlete. Taylah has represented New Zealand in BMX racing and Touch Rugby as well as following in her father’s footsteps by representing Samoa internationally in both Rugby and Sevens. Taylah currently plays provincial level Rugby whilst committing herself to her role in providing audit assurance to companies and broadcasting to the nation.