Today's news of a waitress complaining about Prime Minister John Key pulling her hair isn't the first report of hair pulling.

In the April 7, 2014 episode of Campbell Live, a segment focused on Key and his wife Bronagh at their beach house in Omaha included a scene of hair pulling.

During a trip to Matakana Village Farmers' Market, the segment featured Key on camera asking children questions, including where one girl goes to school and if she likes her teacher.

While John Campbell asks two girls nearby if they know who this man (Key) is, Key pulled one girl's ponytail.


The girl did not respond to the ponytail pulling, but did grin as the other answered affirmatively that she recognised the prime minister.