Kohere writes that Hinetawhirirangi’s descendants are to be found at Te Araroa.
- "He Tangi/A Lament." Nga Moteatea: He Maramara Rere No Nga Waka Maha: The Songs: Scattered Pieces From Many Canoe Areas. Comp. Apirana Ngata. Trans. Pei Te Hurinui. Pt. 2. Wellington, N.Z.: Published for the Polynesian Soc. by A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1961. 2-3. Rpt. as "Nga Titotito a te Māori: He Waiata A Hinetawhirirangi/Māori Poetry: Hinetawhirirangi’s Song." Te Ao Hou 9 (1954): 6-7. In Māori with English translation and notes by R. T. Kohere.
- Kohere writes that this waiata was a lament for the death of Ngāti Porou Chief Hamaiwaho who drowned when escaping from imprisonment by the Ngapuhi.