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A Maori Word a Day

$30.00 NZD

A Māori Word a Day is an incredibly simple, fun and practical Māori dictionary for all New Zealanders. Exploring some of the most common and contemporary words in use today, A Māori Word a Day is the perfect way to kickstart your te reo Māori journey!


  • Written by Hēmi Kelly
  • Features 365 words with English translations, word categories, notes, background information, sample sentences in te reo Māori and English.
  • 384 pages
  • Paperback book
  • Published January 2018
  • Also available in the series: A Māori Phrase a Day


Hēmi Kelly (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tahu, Ngāti Whāoa) started learning te reo Māori as a young teenager and naturally progressed into teaching roles after study. Hēmi is a full-time lecturer in te reo Māori at the Auckland University of Technology. His academic research and writing focus largely on the revitalsation of the Māori language and translation studies. 


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