Mum fined $50 after her son refused to go to school

Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:49PM
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A south Otago mother is struggling to get her teenager out of bed in the mornings.

It’s a typical story most parents can relate to, but this one is a little different.

Donna ended up in court and was fined $50 because her son was simply too lazy to get out of bed and go to school.

Both her and her son joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss the court case, the daily struggle and why he isn't willing to go to school.


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