Maori at Home: An Everyday Guide to Learning the Maori Language

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Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited, Aug 28, 2017 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 256 pages
Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Homai te ranu tomato Pass me the tomato sauce Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra? How is the weather today? Kei hea to mahi kainga? Where is your homework? Kati te whakaporearea i to tuahine! Stop annoying your sister! Maori at Home is the perfect introduction to the Maori language. A highly practical, easy and fun resource for everyday New Zealanders, it covers the basics of life in and around a typical Kiwi household. Whether you’re practising sport, getting ready for school, celebrating a birthday, preparing a shopping list or relaxing at the beach, Maori at Home gives you the words and phrases – and confidence – you need.
 

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KŌRERO WHAKATAKI
HEI MUA I TE KURA
TE WHANONGA
TE HOKOMAHA
TĀTAHI
TE WĀ ME TE TATAU
NGĀ HĀKINAKINA
RĀ HURITAU
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About the author (2017)

Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the well-known presenter of Maori current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae Investigates. He holds a Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Education and Masters degree (Education) from Waikato University, and is currently working towards his PhD at Massey University. Scotty has been an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Maori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology, where he continues to promote te reo Maori through awareness, administration and specialised courses. He is also the author of the bestselling The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori.
Born and raised in Rotorua, he now lives in Auckland with his wife Stacey Morrison and their children, Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.

Stacey Morrison (Ngai Tahu, Te Arawa) is a radio and TV broadcaster whose projects have spanned 25 years. She is the co-host of the Drive show on The Hits, having previously worked on Mai FM and Flava, and her most recent TV credit is Whanau Living, which includes the whole Morrison family on screen, offering lifestyle ideas and projects, all while speaking te reo Maori.
Stacey's love of language learning, and desire to understand her heritage language, started as an AFS student in Japan. In 2016, she won Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori's champion award for te reo Maori.

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