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  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143776093
  • Imprint: Raupo
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $35.00
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Raupō Phrasebook of Modern Māori




Aotearoa’s most trusted guide to te reo Maori, revised and updated.

The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for anyone wanting to use the Maori language in everyday life.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, you’ll learn useful phrases for:

The home
The marae
The workplace
Meeting and greeting
Eating and drinking
Counting and learning
Days, months and telling the time
Seasons and weather
Travel and directions
Social media
Playing sports
The environment and outdoors
Having fun and socialising
. . . and so much more!

Fun, user-friendly and prepared with everyday people in mind, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the guide that no home or office should be without.

Updates to this edition include a new introduction; new chapters on the environment, workplace and social media; new sections on Matariki/the lunar calendar; translations for Covid/lockdowns; plus revisions/edits throughout.

'Clever but written in a user-friendly style . . . an important little book for all New Zealanders interested in te reo.' --Katherine Findlay, Mana

  • Published: 31 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780143776093
  • Imprint: Raupo
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $35.00
Categories:

About the author

Scotty Morrison

Professor Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the well-known presenter of current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae. He holds a Master’s degree (Education), is 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. In 2017, he was appointed to a new role at Massey University’s Te Putahi-a-Toi (School of Maori Art, Knowledge and Education), working alongside his wife Stacey in a strategic, advocacy and lecturing capacity.


Scotty is the author of the bestselling language guides Maori Made Easy (winner of the 2016 Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Award – Te Reo Maori), Maori Made Easy 2, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori, Maori at Work and Maori at Home, which was co-authored with Stacey.


In 2019, Scotty was awarded the inaugural Te Tohu Korurenga Hau Culture Change award by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, The Maori Language Commission, for his leadership and innovation as a teacher of te reo Maori.


Scotty lives in Auckland with Stacey and their three children, Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.

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