Story: Parenting

Stay-at-home father

In 2018 Clarke Gayford, the partner of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, became New Zealand's most recognisable stay-at-home father. Here he talks about the impending birth of his daughter, Neve, and assuming the role of primary caregiver once the prime minister returns to work.

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Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Mothers, fathers and parenting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46895/stay-at-home-father (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018