A modern, user-friendly phrasebook for all New Zealanders.
Author Biography: Hemi Kelly is of Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa descent. He started learning te reo Māori as a young teenager and naturally progressed into teaching roles after study. Hemi 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. Hemi is a licensed translator and graduate of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo (The Institute of Excellence in the Māori 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 Maori myths retold by Māori writers.
Language and Linguistics
H: 185mm W: 157mm Spine: 30mm
Weight: 422 grams