Four youths have been arrested following a series of ram-raid style burglaries in Christchurch since yesterday.
The Kaiapoi Challenge petrol station was ram-raided and burgled about 1.45am yesterday.
Today, about 1.30am, Z Energy on Harewood Road in Christchurch and about an hour later the Ferrymead Bottle Store were both also ram-raided with a Mazda Familia car.
Christchurch Police said they were able to find some of those responsible for all three burglaries, and recovered most of the stolen property.
Four youths aged between 14 and 16 are to appear in the Youth Court next week.