Te Reo Taketake may be used as a self-directed coursebook or as a teaching resource in te reo Maori. Students will develop a sound knowledge of grammar and sentence structures through written and oral exercises. Contemporary language and real-life situations, and bold illustrations by Zak Waipara, make this an ideal book for adult and younger students.
Rapata Wiri teaches Maori at Te Wananga o Aotearoa, based at Rotorua campus. He has taught te reo at the University of Hawaii. Rapata is also the author of Te Ao Maori published by Reed in July 07.