An Everyday Guide to Learning the Maori Language
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.”
“An accessible and fun guide for everyday Kiwis.”
“At last — a simple book for families wanting to have a go at the Maori language in their everyday life.”
Linda Thompson, Hawke's Bay Weekend