The follow-up companion to the hugely popular, bestselling Maori Made Easy, assisting learners who want to take their reo Maori to the next 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 was appointed to 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 Maori Made Easy (winner of the 2016 Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Award - Te Reo Maori), Maori Made Easy 2, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori, Maori at Work and Maori at Home, which was co-authored with Stacey.
In 2019, Scotty was awarded the inaugural Te Tohu Korurenga Hau Culture Change award by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, The Maori Language Commission, for his leadership and innovation as a teacher of te reo Maori.
Scotty lives in Auckland with Stacey and their three children, Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.