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Raupō Phrasebook of Modern Māori by Scotty Morrison

Raupō Phrasebook of Modern Māori

The user-friendly guide for all New Zealanders.
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.

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

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