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:
Meeting and greeting
Eating and drinking
Days, months, seasons and weather
Counting and learning
Travel and directions
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