‘Hinemoa was trained in the art of the taiaha by Dr Pita Sharples. She describes this kaupapa as enabling women to express their own taua wahine side and to make a statement about being strong. A graduate of Auckland University, Hinemoa has worked as a policy analyst in both the Ministry of Māori Development and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. She currently works as a consultant policy analyst.’
- Toi Wāhine: The Worlds of Māori Women. Illus. Robyn Kahukiwa. Ed. Kathie Irwin and Irihapeti Ramsden. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin, 1995. 137.
- "Mauri Oho, Mauri Ora." Toi Wāhine: The Worlds of Māori Women. Illus. Robyn Kahukiwa. Ed. Kathie Irwin and Irihapeti Ramsden. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin, 1995. 31-38.
- In this text of Hinemoa Awatere’s speech at the Second World Indigenous Youth Conference at Larrakia Country, Darwin, Australia, 5-10 July 1993, she provides an account of the role and contribution of Māori women in traditional and contemporary society, and discusses issues of equality, stereotypes, and role models.
- Awatere: A Soldier’s Story. Ed. Hinemoa Ruataupare Awatere. Wellington, N.Z.: Huia, 2003.
- Contains autobiography, poetry, waiata and essays by Arapeta Awatere.