Hari Wehipeihana was born at Kuku Ohau and was educated at Ohau Primary School and Palmerston North Technical School. From 1936 he was employed by Harrisons’ Nurseries in Palmerston North for thirteen years. During this time he was awarded a diploma in horticulture. He subsequently worked for the Kuku Manakau Dairy Company for over twenty-three years until his retirement. Wehipeihana was a Māori Warden and Māori Welfare Officer for over twenty-five years for the Ngāti Raukawa Iwi and the Ikaroa District.
- Correspondence from Windy Wehipeihana on 9 and 25 Mar. 1998.
- Correspondence from N. Wehipeihana on 2 Nov. 2004.
- "Mirika Powhirihau Wehipeihana." The Book of New Zealand Women - Ko Kui Ma Te Kaupapa. Ed. Charlotte Macdonald, Merimeri Penfold and Bridget Williams. Wellington, N.Z.: Bridget Williams, 1991: 715-719.
- Co-authors Hare Hemi Wehipeihana, Butty Goldsmith and Cushla Parekowhai.