Empowering younge people for life.
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Passionate about empowering teens around the planet, Daniel Paikea is a straight forward, hard hitting and humorous youth speaker. He is a dynamic and entertaining speaker for high school, middle school and colleges. He is gifted with a unique ability to connect with youth and young adults!

Testimonial
The response from our parents and staff has been overwhelmingly positive with many requesting that we invite Daniel back. I have no hesitation in highly recommending Daniel to any school or organisation as someone who is both professional and who offers a program which is worthwhile.
Graeme Budler (BA, H.Dip Ed, MA Hons)
Deputy Principal Kingsway School

Daniel was born in NZ and raised in Sydney Australia, but returned to his country of birth for seven years along with his beautiful wife Clare and their three children Esther, Joel and Laura. Daniel now resides on the Gold Coast, Australia to pursue his purpose in life.

Daniel's upbringing was the ignition to pursue his passion in life which is to work with teens and young people; he has done this for over 18 years, empowering them to live their dream and not settle for second best.

As a young child he learnt how to overcome adversity in his life... Daniel was raised in a relatively “normal” family, however, at an early age he went through trauma and challenges that no child should have to face! Although this potentially could have affected his life, he through a series of decisions moved out of the victim train and onto the victory train!

Daniel's upbringing was the ignition to pursue his passion in life which is to work with teens and young people; he has done this for over 18 years, empowering them to live their dream and not settle for second best.

He has founded a Charitable Trust along with his wife, empowering young people and families for life by equipping them with the tools to flourish through life’s challenges. He reaches tens of thousands of people throughout the year through his speaking, and in recent years has raised well over a million dollars to support this cause. Daniel has shared valuable insights and tools on NZ National TV and National Radio, and has helped families and youth to overcome adversity.

Daniel speaks regularly nationally and overseas sharing his principles and vision to many audiences, opening their minds and hearts to life’s possibilities and opportunities. He speaks from the heart, and has a unique ability to connect with and move teens and young people to inspire that change they have been seeking within themselves. His passionate delivery leaves people captivated, stirred and alive…

Daniel's family
Daniel’s Favourite Quotes
Focussing on what is against you is a sure indication you have forgotten who is for you!
Don’t let people label you...You are good enough. Inhale that for breakfast
Motivation gets you started...Habit keeps you going
Nothing great is ever easily won Quote Mark




Daniel Speaking
Daniel Paikea speaking
Spending time with his beautiful wife and 3 gorgeous kids
Wakeboarding
Being at the beach
Golf and spending time with friends