Has published under the name of Annette Sykes.
- "Māori Women in Law School." In "The Pakeha University". Broadsheet 114 (1983): 18-19.
- Sykes challenges the limited Māori content in the University of Auckland’s Law School curriculum and criticises the absence of Māori staff in the faculty and the lack of opportunity to use Te Reo Māori in the department’s moots or mock trials.
- "Constitutional Reform and Mana Wahine." The Fiscal Envelope: Economics, Politics & Colonisation. Research Unit for Māori Education, University of Auckland. Vol. 1: A Series Of Readers Examining Critical Issues In Contemporary Māori Society. Auckland, N.Z.: Moko; RUME, 1995. Rpt. in Te Pua 3.2 (1994): 15-20.
- A discussion of Māori women and their Treaty of Waitangi rights. Sykes notes the fallacies and corruptions of justice imposed on Māori women, discusses Te Arawa Trust Board selections, and writes of the importance of initiating the process of ratifying of the UN Draft Declaration on Indigenous Peoples. This essay was drawn from a paper Sykes wrote with Dame Mira Szaszy and Hinemoa Awatere for a conference of indigenous women.