Karuna Thurlow's work He Tai Ope was was a finalist in the 2013 Best Short Story written in te reo Māori catagory at the Pikihuia Awards.
- "He Tai Ope." Huia Short Stories 10, Wellington, N,Z,: Huia Publishers, 2013.
- "He tai ope." Karaka, n.60 (Sum 2013): 27-29.