By Adam Mccleery For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:44 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 06:44 GMT, 1 December 2019
A group of violent criminals including a sex offender and an armed robber got drunk on 'homebrew' before turning a skip-bin into a makeshift swimming pool in jail.
The five inmates at Christchurch Men's Prison were in the prison's engineering workshop fitting out skip-bins when the incident occurred.
They were working on the bins as part of a corrections contract with Waste Management and were only being watched over by a single guard.
Five drunken inmates including an armed robber and sex offender turned a skip-bin into a makeshift swimming pool inside the Christchurch Men's Prison after drinking 'homebrew'
Three of the inmates involved in the incident were sex offender Mark Anthony Taylor (left), convicted armed robber James Eddington and Mongrel Mob member Kyle Livesey (right)
When guards discovered the five inmates using the bin as a pool one of them was 'barely conscious' on the ground, Stuff reported.
One of the inmates then allegedly tried to stab a female corrections officer with a screwdriver but she was wearing a stab proof vest and escaped injury.
It was alleged at the time all five