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

Maori at Home: An Everyday Guide to Learning the Maori Language (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Morrison, Scotty
By Morrison, Stacey

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"An introduction to the Mori language ... covers the basics of life in and around a typical Kiwi household"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780143771470
Barcode 9780143771470
Published 28 August 2017 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780143771470
ISBN-10 0143771477
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 28 August 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Morrison, Scotty
By Morrison, Stacey
Category Language Self-Study Texts
Language Phrasebooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 208mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 304g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Language Learning: Self Study
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 499.44283421
Catalogue Code 752171

Description of this Book

Kei hea o putu whutuporo? Where are your rugby boots? Mau te ipu para e hari ki waho. Your turn to take out the rubbish. Rite tonu tana toro i a Pukamata! She's always on Facebook! Kua rite koe mo to whakamatautau pangarau? Have you prepared for your maths exam? Kati te whakatiwheta i to tuakana! Stop teasing your sister! Maori at Home is the perfect introduction to the Maori language. Offering a highly practical, achievable and fun resource for everyday New Zealand families, 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 and your family need.

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Author's Bio

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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