A Maori Phrase a Day

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title A Maori Phrase a Day
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Hemi Kelly
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 185,Width 157
ISBN 9780143773412

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Group (NZ)
Imprint Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 7 January 2020
NZ Release Date 7 January 2020
Publication Country New Zealand


A Maori Phrase a Day offers a fun and easy entry into the Maori language. Through its 365 phrases, you will learn the following- - Everyday uses - English translations - Factoids - Handy word lists Presenting the most common, relevant and useful phrases today, A Maori Phrase a Day is the perfect way to kickstart your te reo journey!

Author Biography

Hemi Kelly is of Ngati Maniapoto and Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa descent. He started learning te reo Maori as a young teenager and naturally progressed into teaching roles after study. Hemi is a full-time lecturer in te reo Maori at the Auckland University of Technology. His academic research and writing focus largely on the revitalsation of the Maori language and translation studies. Hemi is a licensed translator and graduate of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo (The Institute of Excellence in the Maori Language). In 2017, Hemi translated Witi Ihimaera's novella in Sleeps Standing and published his first book A Maori Word a Day in 2018. In 2019, Hemi published his first creative writing piece in English in Purakau, a collection of Maori myths retold by Maori writers.