The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori
The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life. Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, or a complete beginner, you'll learn useful phrases for: The home; The marae; The workplace; Meeting and greeting; Eating and drinking; Days, months, seasons and weather; Counting and learning; Travel and directions; Playing sports; Having fun and socialising. And so much more! The phrasebook also covers dialects, grammar and pronunciation; answers to key questions; idioms and slang; proverbs and speeches; and provides information on the ever-changing history of te reo Maori. Useful vocabulary lists are also given for each section. Written in a user-friendly manner, with everyday New Zealanders in mind, and with a focus on modern-day language, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the guide that no home should be without.
Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the well-known presenter of the Maori current affairs programme Te Karere. He holds a Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Education and a Masters degree (Education) from Waikato University. Scotty is also the Director of Maori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology Te Whare Wananga o Wairaka, where he promotes te reo Maori through awareness, administration and specialised courses.