Huperio Tepania was born in Kaeo in Whangaroa, Northland and was educated at Waitaruke Convent and Otangaroa Native School in Whangaroa, Manaku Primary School in Rotorua and De La Salle College in Mangere. Tepania and Nora Rameka have published material "based on feedback from [their] seminars and training courses."
- Correspondence from Tepania on 19 Feb. 1998.
- Understanding Tangihana. Wellington, N.Z.: Trade Union Education Authority, 1990.
- Co-authored with Nora Rameka.