Hinewhare Harawira was born and educated in Auckland, N.Z. In 1984 Hinewhare attended the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) Conference at Great Turtle Island in the United States and was elected as Aotearoa representative on the board of the IITC. She has worked as a coordinator of the local playcentre in Avondale and as one of three coordinators of Te Rangatahi, the Māori component of the Auckland Playcentre Association. She has focussed on the application of Treaty principles within the New Zealand Playcentre Federation. Hinewhare has worked toward establishing a Waahi Māori in Avondale which would encompass a kohanga reo, kura kaupapa Māori and a marae. She is the mother of five sons and has been involved in Kohanga Reo and Kura Kaupapa Māori for a number of years. Hinewhare is a member of the government organising committee for Waitangi and is a member of the Waitangi Action Committee.
- Phone conversation with Hinewhare Harawira, 28 July 1998.
- Harawira, Hinewhare. "Māori/Indian Solidarity." Te Hikoi Ki Waitangi, 1985. [Otara: Waitangi Action Committee, 198?]: 142-143.
- "Hui." Broadsheet 124 (1984): 24-26.
- Hinewhare Harawira presents a report of a hui held at Turangawaewae Marae in September 1984 which focussed on the Treaty of Waitangi.
- "Māori/Indian Solidarity." Te Hikoi Ki Waitangi, 1985. [Otara: Waitangi Action Committee, 198?]: 142-143.
- Hinewhare discusses the relationship between the American Indian Movement (AIM) and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) with the Waitangi Action Committee which developed after Vernon Bellecourt’s visit to New Zealand in 1983, and Hone Harawira’s reciprocal visit to the IITC conference in 1983.
- Erai, Michelle, Fuli, Everdina, Irwin, Kathie and Wilcox, Lenaire. Māori Women: An Annotated Bibliography. [Wellington, N.Z.]: Michelle Erai, Everdina Fuli, Kathie Irwin and Lenaire Wilcox, 1991. 10.