Two women have been sentenced to prison for stripping property from Christchurch holiday homes.

36 year old Terangi Jury - and 31 year old Samadhi Lucas pleaded guilty in May to burglary and receiving stolen property.

More than $40,000 worth of property was stolen from seven short-term holiday homes - booked online with stolen credit cards.

In sentencing, Judge Jane Farish says insurance companies will bear the brunt of their actions.

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Lucas was sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment, and ordered to pay $1463 reparation.

Jury was given two years three months imprisonment and ordered to pay $3175 reparation.