Fun, user-friendly and relevant to modern readers, Scotty Morrison’s Māori Made Easy is the one-stop resource for anyone wanting to learn the basics of the Māori language.
It’s a complete and accessible guide to learning te reo Māori, no matter your knowledge level.
While dictionaries list words and their definitions, and other language guides offer common phrases, Māori Made Easy connects the dots, allowing the reader to take control of their learning in an empowering way. By committing just 30 minutes a day for 30 weeks, learners will adopt the language easily and as best suits their busy lives.
Written by popular TV personality and te reo Māori advocate Scotty Morrison, author of The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Māori, this book proves that learning te reo can be fun, effective — and easy!
‘This is not just a useful book, it’s an essential one.’ —Paul Little, North & South
- Written by Scotty Morrison
- 336 pages
- Paperback book
- Published 28 January 2015
- ISBN: 9780143570912
Professor Scotty Morrison (Ngāti 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 Māori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland’s Unitec Institute of Technology. In 2017, he was appointed to a new role at Massey University’s Te Putahi-a-Toi (School of Māori Art, Knowledge and Education), working alongside his wife Stacey in a strategic, advocacy and lecturing capacity.
In 2019, Scotty was awarded the inaugural Te Tohu Korurenga Hau Culture Change award by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, The Māori Language Commission, for his leadership and innovation as a teacher of te reo Māori.
Scotty lives in Auckland with Stacey and their three children, Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.
This book is also available for purchase in store at Wellington Museum.