Meryl is from the small Waikato town of Tokoroa and graduated from Massey University in 2012. During her career she has worked in the UK in Horsham, Southport and the Isle of Guernsey. When she moved back to NZ she worked as a lifestyle block vet in Auckland before moving back to the Waikato. In her spare time Meryl can be found at the crossfit gym, rock climbing or out kayak fishing with her husband Robert.