A naked man has been arrested after showering in a fountain at a busy Christchurch children's playground.
Police received several calls to Margaret Mahy playground in Christchurch city centre just after 11am yesterday.
The 49-year-old man had stripped naked and was washing in a fountain, Senior Sergeant Vaughn Lapslie said.
The $3m park, which opened in December, was "reasonably busy" with families and children at the time, police say.
The man was referred to mental health agencies.