Built Environment

The built environment includes buildings, housing, infrastructure and recreational facilities. These are critical to the health and wellbeing of communities. Here is what we have to share.

Effectivess and efficiency of arrangements to repair pipes and roads in Christchurch

This report is one of a series and covers one of the most significant and c...

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Follow-up audit: Effectivess and efficiency of arrangements to repair pipes and roads in Christchurch

In November 2013, the Office of the Auditor General examined how the Canter...

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Governance and accountability for three Christchurch rebuild projects

The Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 destroyed large parts of Christ...

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Report on the Horizontal Infrastructure Governance Group to the Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration and the Mayor of Christchurch City Council

The Horizontal Infrastructure Governance Group (HIGG) report was prepared f...

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The Canterbury earthquakes: What are the lessons for New Zealand’s built environment?

This paper was commissioned to identify the built environment lessons from...

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Effectivess and efficiency of arrangements to repair pipes and roads in Christchurch

This report is one of a series and covers one of the most significant and complex contracts in the Canterbury rebuild to rebuild the roads and underground water, wastewater, and stormwater pipes in Ch...

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Follow-up audit: Effectivess and efficiency of arrangements to repair pipes and roads in Christchurch

In November 2013, the Office of the Auditor General examined how the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the New Zealand Transport Agency, and Christchurch City Council were managing the rebuild...

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Governance and accountability for three Christchurch rebuild projects

The Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 destroyed large parts of Christchurch and the Canterbury region. Since then, central and local government have been leading a programme of recovery that inc...

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Report on the Horizontal Infrastructure Governance Group to the Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration and the Mayor of Christchurch City Council

The Horizontal Infrastructure Governance Group (HIGG) report was prepared for the Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration and the Christchurch City Council, as a part of the completion o...

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The Canterbury earthquakes: What are the lessons for New Zealand’s built environment?

This paper was commissioned to identify the built environment lessons from the Canterbury earthquakes from leaders involved in Canterbury’s recovery and rebuild. The report was used to highlight key...

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We sat down with people who gained a lot of experience from working in recovery and together we identified five common themes. These themes help us understand the learning from the Canterbury recovery.

Themes