A man who led police on a 50km chase past schools and busy roads in Christchurch has pleaded guilty to all eight charges against him.

Geraldine local Kyle Clarke, 23, appeared via video link in Christchurch District Court this morning.

He pleaded guilty to driving and trespassing charges over taking a vehicle, reckless driving, driving while forbidden, failing to stop, being in a shed, entering a yard, intentional damage and being found in a building.

He is also due to appear in Timaru on a charge of breach of prison release conditions.

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Clarke will remain in custody until his sentencing on November 4.