Author(s): Margaret Sinclair & Ross Calman
This comprehensive dictionary contains illustrations for over 1300 of the most common words used. Also contains an index of Maori to English words, and sections covering numbers, days of the week and months of the year. The perfect introduction to the Maori language.
Ross Calman is a freelance writer and editor, and the author of many popular works on Maori language and history - The Treaty of Waitangi, The Raupo Essential Maori Dictionary (with Margaret Sinclair) and The New Zealand Wars among them. He was also the revising editor of A.W. Reed's The Raupo Book of Maori Mythology. Of Ngati Toa, Ngati Raukawa and Ngai Tahu descent, he lives in Wellington with his wife and two children.