Howell has been a member of the Whanake Rangataua - a Māori martial arts group based in Wellington which has provided opportunities for Māori street kids. He was in his teens when he wrote this poem.
- Taylor, Apirana. "Introduction." Landfall 41.4 (1987): 411.
- "Boof Em - The Street Fighter" Landfall 41.4 (1987): 423.
- A graphic portrayal of the world of a street fighter.