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

Scotty Morrison

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

Author Biography

Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the presenter of current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae. He holds a Masters degree (Education), is currently working towards his PhD, and has been an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Maori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology. He is the author of the bestselling The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori and Maori Made Easy. Stacey Morrison (Ngai Tahu, Te Arawa) is a radio and TV broadcaster whose projects have spanned 25 years. She is currently 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. Together, Stacey and Scotty have been foundation members of the community group Maori 4 Grown Ups and are both graduates of Te Panekiretanga o te Reo Maori Centre for Maori Language Excellence. They live in Auckland with their children Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.

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Scotty Morrison