Maori Translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is Now Up for Preorder!

Earlier today, Auckland University Press listed the newest Harry Potter Translation, HARE POTA ME TE WHATU MANAPOU up for preorder! To say I'm excited about this new translation is an understatement. Not only are we getting brand new and wonderfully unique cover art from hopefully a Maori illustrator (I'm not sure of this, but am hopeful for now!) Harry Potter is being rendered into an indigenous language. My inner linguist is so very happy right now! There are thought to be approximately 50,000 native speakers; however, 149,000 New Zealanders claim some speaking knowledge of Maori. M

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