12 May 2015

Hairy question

From The Panel, 4:16 pm on 12 May 2015

A Christchurch schoolboy is staying off school after it insisted he shave. His mother says it's his body to do with as he likes. She's turned to lawyer Jol Bates who represented Lucan Battison when he refused to have a hair cut to meet school requirements. We talk to Jol Bates about the striking similarities.

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