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Hēmi Kelly

Esteemed te reo Māori lecturer, author and online educator

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Hēmi Kelly (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tahu, Ngāti Whaoa) is a Māori language teacher, writer and licensed translator. He is the author of A Māori Word A Day and A Māori Phrase A Day. He has translated Witi Ihimaera’s novella Sleeps Standing, Paulo Coelho’s novel The Alchemist and Brian Friel’s play Translations. Hēmi is the Director of Tautika Ltd, a Māori language consultancy, and the creator and facilitator of the Everyday Māori online learning platforms.

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