11 Feb 2021

Young inmates in Christchurch growing award-winning greens

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 11 February 2021

Youth offenders at Christchurch Men's prison have been learning gardening skills and growing award-winning vegetables.

A programme run in the youth unit is inspiring young men to pick up green-thumb skills, helping some prisoners find jobs in horticulture on their release.

Eleisha Foon went to the prison to check it out.