Schools suing parents and lolly bans

In New Zealand, Labour’s new education policy includes up to $19 million a year to give a free daily meal to all children in the lower 10% of schools.

The parents of a 15-year-old Wairarapa high school truant are facing a rare prosecution for failing to ensure she attends school.

For the latest developments in these stories, Tim Brunero spoke to our New Zealand correspondent, Lucas Jensen-Carey.

And the Auckland Council goes Grinch!

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Producer: Lisa Burns

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