Hiria Ahuriri was born in Whakatane and educated in schools in Gisborne and Ōpōtiki. She is a care worker and has written many poems and short stories, which predominantly remain unpublished.
- Phone conversation and correspondence with Hiria Ahuriri in May 1998.
- “Rain Goes Up.” WomanScript 6 (1992?): 13.
- The poet writes of the indomitable spirit of women which can overcome the
prejudice of men.