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The accessible and fun guide for everyday Kiwis looking to learn and speak the Maori language around the home.

Kei hea o putu whutuporo?
Where are your rugby boots?

Homai te ranu tomato
Pass me the tomato sauce

Kei te pehea te huarere i tenei ra?
How is the weather today?

Kei hea to mahi kainga?
Where is your homework?

Kati te whakaporearea i to tuahine!
Stop annoying your sister!

Maori at Home is the perfect introduction to the Maori language. A highly practical, easy and fun resource for everyday New Zealanders, 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 need.


This is the book you want – for your family, for your kids, for yourself.

The Spinoff

An accessible and fun guide for everyday Kiwis.

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    August 28, 2017


    256 pages

    RRP $35.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • EBook


    August 28, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

    256 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ

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