Story: Diverse families

Kaihe-Wetting family

Kaihe-Wetting family

Partners Ian and Erik Kaihe-Wetting became the guardians of Haretu in 1999 when he was six years old. Increasing numbers of children are being raised by gay parents, who sometimes confront prejudice about what families should look like.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, 'Diverse families - Families with lesbian or gay parents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46892/kaihe-wetting-family (accessed 18 June 2021)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Jun 2018