Hiria Miriata Ahuriri

Te Whakatōhea

1960 -

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 She is a care worker and has written many poems and short stories, which predominantly remain unpublished.

Biographical sources

  • 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.