Titewhai was brought up in Whakapara and won a scholarship to Queen Victoria School when she was thirteen. She is involved with the Waitangi Action Committee and the Pacific Peoples’ Anti-nuclear Action Committee. In March 1985 she went on a speaking-tour of Britain. In 1997-1998 she chaired the Auckland District Māori Council and was a member of the New Zealand Māori Council. She is a member of the Waipareira Whanau, Te Rangatahi Kohanga Reo, Taumata Kaumatua, and is Kuia o Ngapuhi Nui Tonu. She is an executive member of the Auckland City Council and has been a member of Māori Women’s Welfare League.
- Correspondence with Titewhai Harawira, 29 July, 1998.
- Broadsheet 101 (1982): 26-27.
- Pacific Women Speak: Why Haven’t You Known?Ed. Women Working for An Independent and Nuclear Free Pacific. Oxford: Green Line, 1987. 34-37.
- "Wahine Ma Kōrerotia." Interviewed by Donna Awatere. Broadsheet 101 (1982): 23-27. Rpt. in Broadsheet: Twenty Years of Broadsheet Magazine. Comp. and introduced by Pat Rosier. Auckland, N.Z.: New Women’s Press, 1992. 67-75.
- Awatere interviews Hana Jackson, Eva Rickard and Titewhai Harawira. Harawira speaks of her involvement with the Māori Women’s Welfare league, the Auckland District Māori Council and the New Zealand Māori Council. She also discusses Nga Tamatoa and the lead up to the Land March.
- "No Title." In "Feedback."A Report on the Women’s Health Network National Conference. Held on the 17th, 18th and 19th September, 1982, Auckland New Zealand. Tauranga, N.Z.: New Zealand Women’s Health Network, 1983. 74.
- Harawira assesses the 1982 National Women’s Health Conference and calls for more black women to be part of the organisation of future conferences. She argues for greater awareness of the specific needs facing black women and for equitable distribution of resources.
- "Aotearoa." Pacific Women Speak: Why Haven’t You Known? Ed. Women Working for an Independent and Nuclear Free Pacific. Oxford: Green Line, 1987. 34-37.
- This is the text of the edited speech given by Harawira during a speaking tour of Britain in March 1985. Harawira speaks of the effects of colonisation on Māori and her commitment to a nuclear-free Pacific.
- "Rednecks had Field Day." Te Iwi o Aotearoa 34 (1990): 10.
- Harawira writes about Donna Awatere Huata’s address to the Business Roundtable.
- Walker, Nikki. "Titewhai Harawira." Te Iwi o Aotearoa 26 (1989): 5.
- 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.