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 Na wai taku makatiti i tahae? Who stole my stapler? Me tango koe i to mahi kainga i to pikau Take your homework out of your bag 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, whatever that might be and no matter your skill level. Beginning with explanations of the Treaty of Waitangi, Maori protocol, pronunciation and grammar, 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. Maori at Work has something for everyone wanting to start or expand their te reo journey!
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.