Hemi Kelly A Māori Phrase a Day
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A Māori Phrase a Day offers a fun and easy entry into the Māori language. Through its 365 phrases, you will learn the following:
- Everyday uses
- English translations
- Handy word lists
Presenting the most common, relevant and useful phrases today, A Māori Phrase a Day is the perfect way to kickstart your te reo journey!
Hemi Kelly is of Ngāti 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 Māori 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 Māori Word a Day in 2018. In 2019, Hemi published his first creative writing piece in English in Purakau, a collection of Māori myths retold by Māori writers.
|Publisher||Penguin Group (NZ)|
|Country of Publication||New Zealand|
|Subtitle||365 Phrases To Kickstart Your Reo|
|Short Title||A Maori Phrase a Day|