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Scotty Morrison

Presenter, Actor [Ngāti Whakaue]

Te reo expert Scotty Morrison has played for the Māori Sevens rugby team, acted in te reo movie The Māori Merchant of Venice and completed a PhD in Māori Language. Born and raised in Rotorua and second cousin to actor Temuera, the one time radio current affairs host began learning Māori after leaving high school, and is probably best known for his decade presenting te reo news show Te Karere — plus time on Marae Investigates.

Te reo Māori is my passion, and it's opened doors into broadcasting, acting, performance, singing, teaching in te reo... Scotty Morrison, in an interview for website Māori Futuremakers