24 Mar 2015

Secondary Principals disquiet over St Bede's case

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 24 March 2015

St Bede's College in Christchurch told two boys they couldn't compete in the Maadi Cup rowing regatta after they breached aviation security and rode on the baggage carrier at Auckland airport. But the boys' parents took the matter to the High Court, which granted an interim injunction which allowed the boys to compete yesterday. Tom Parsons is the President of the Secondary School Principals' Association, and Jol Bates, Hawkes Bay lawyer who represented the St John's College schoolboy Lucan Battison, who refused to cut his hair.

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