Maori at Work: The Everyday Guide to Using Te Reo Māori in the Workplace
The must-have guide to using te reo Maori at work.
Ae, e tuwhera ana tenei whare
Yes, we are open
Mo te takaroa o tenei whakautu
Apologies for the delayed response
Me mau potae maro
Safety hats must be worn
Anei te rarangi take mo ta tatou hui
Here is the agenda for our meeting
Hika ma, i kino te huarahi i te ra nei!
Wow, the traffic was shocking this morning!
A simple, practical and engaging guide to using the Maori language in and around your workplace.
Maori at Work offers phrases and tips for greetings and welcoming people, emails and letters, speeches and social media, with specific chapters on the office, construction and roadworks, retail, hospitality, broadcasting and teaching.
This is the perfect book to start or expand your te reo journey - no matter your skill level!
Professor Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the well-known presenter of current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae. He holds a Master's degree (Education), is working towards his PhD, and has been an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Maori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology. In 2017, he adopted a new role at Massey University's Te Putahi-a-Toi (School of Maori Art, Knowledge and Education), working alongside his wife Stacey in a strategic, advocacy and lecturing capacity. Scotty is the author of the bestselling language guides The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori and Maori Made Easy, Maori Made Easy 2, and Maori at Home, which was co-authored with Stacey. They live in Auckland with their three children Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.