Christchurch police are urging the public to keep their homes locked up as the number of burglary attempts is likely to rise over summer.
Area prevention manager acting Inspector Paul Reeves said summer was a more common time for burglaries, as people left windows open more and spent time in their gardens.
"It makes it easier for career criminals," he said.
Click the link below for more ways to keep your home and possessions safe this summer.
Our broadband works so well our help desk hardly has to, that's why we're focused on giving you the best gaming, streaming and browsing experience.
Get 2 months free fibre when you sign up for a year, exit fee and T&C's apply.
Dress up and your walls and save 30% with Resene!
We have thousands of wallpaper collections available with a huge range of designs - from modern and contemporary to retro to colourful and creative for the kids.
Pop into your local Resene ColorShop and our team can help you find the perfect design to suit.
Hurry, sale ends 4th June 2019.
Here's some good food for thought as we head into the weekend.