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.
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Would you accept the challenge for $1000?
One Auckland daredevil took on a challenge to drive a Lime e-scooter directly into the harbour. With $1000 on the table, he gladly accepted the bet. The video posted to social media shows the shirtless stuntman powering down a wharf and steering straight off the edge, plunging into the water metres below.
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50.2% Definitely, it's $1000!50.2% Complete
38.5% No way, not worth the risk38.5% Complete
11.3% Maybe for more money...11.3% Complete
Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes says he is "comfortable" with the proposed overall 8.9 per cent rate increase, despite some parts of South Canterbury facing double-digit percentage increases.
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