There have been sightings of two high-risk offenders who escaped from a residential facility this week but remain at large.
Ivan Andrew Campbell, 46, and Jaydon Galland, aged 18, escaped from the Salisbury Foundation early on Wednesday.
A police spokesperson says both have been spotted overnight on Thursday in different locations in and around the greater Christchurch area.
Campbell is described as Pakeha, of medium-thin build, with tattoos on his face, neck and arms.
Galland is also described as Pakeha, of medium build.