Do Māori Made Easy with me: Week one, day five

She’s not a teacher or a fluent speaker – she just wants to practise te reo Māori with you! Join Leonie Hayden as she works through the first four weeks of Scotty Morrison’s Māori Made Easy, thanks to Penguin Random House NZ.


We made it to the end of week one e te whānau. It wasn’t that hard! In fact it was… Māori made easy.

To end our week of pronunciation practice we’re going to revisit everything we did this week, with a helpful listening exercise from Scotty – his video is underneath mine.

I had too much Dalgona coffee, I think you can tell.

Kia pai ōu mutunga wiki, have a great weekend everyone.

Whakarongo mai ki a Scotty:

Find all my other MME posts here. Get in contact if you have any questions for me or for an expert at a later date – / @sharkpatu on Twitter / @leonie_hayden on Instagram.

© This reading of Māori Made Easy was made possible with the generous support of Penguin Random House New Zealand. Buy Māori Made Easy here and at all good bookstores.

As well as doing this with me, you can sign up for Toro Mai and learn with real teachers! They’re free online te reo Māori and tikanga Māori lessons created by Stacey and Scotty Morrison.

I mean, how cute is that. (Image: Massey University)

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