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