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.

An Accessible City

An Accessible City is the ‘transport chapter’ of the Christchurch Centr...

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Anchor projects and precincts map

This map shows the location of the seventeen government-led anchor projects...

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Bus Interchange concrete pour

One of the first of Christchurch’s government-backed Anchor Projects to b...

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Call for Ideas to Remember

In July 2014, CERA led a community engagement process to inform the design...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 30 June 2015

This Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key rec...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 30 September 2015

This Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key rec...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 31 December 2014

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key reco...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 31 March 2015

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key reco...

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Christchurch Anchor Project Map

This map shows the location of the seventeen government-led anchor projects...

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan

The Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (2012) provided a framework and visi...

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan - Noise and Entertainment Provisions

After consideration of the written public comments the Minister finalised a...

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan Appendix 1: (Updated July 2013)

This Appendix details the changes to Christchurch City Council’s District...

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An Accessible City

An Accessible City is the ‘transport chapter’ of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan. It outlines changes to central Christchurch’s traffic management and planning to ensure the new city is a...

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Anchor projects and precincts map

This map shows the location of the seventeen government-led anchor projects, which featured in the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan.  

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Bus Interchange concrete pour

One of the first of Christchurch’s government-backed Anchor Projects to be completed was the new Bus Interchange. Construction on the site was a positive sign of progress at a time when the central...

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Call for Ideas to Remember

In July 2014, CERA led a community engagement process to inform the design of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial. The Memorial would be a place where people could honour the lives of those who died an...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 30 June 2015

This Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key recovery areas and progress in the quarter ended 30 June 2015.   

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 30 September 2015

This Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key recovery areas and progress in the quarter ended 30 September 2015.

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 31 December 2014

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key recovery areas and progress in the quarter ended 31 December 2014.

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook, for the quarter ended 31 March 2015

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Lookbook describes and measures key recovery areas and progress in the quarter ended 31 March 2015.

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Christchurch Anchor Project Map

This map shows the location of the seventeen government-led anchor projects, which featured in the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan.

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan

The Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (2012) provided a framework and vision for the recovery of Christchurch’s central city. It included a spatial blueprint for the city which identified the locat...

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan - Noise and Entertainment Provisions

After consideration of the written public comments the Minister finalised amendments to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan, including to the Noise and Entertainment Provisions section contained wi...

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Christchurch Central Recovery Plan Appendix 1: (Updated July 2013)

This Appendix details the changes to Christchurch City Council’s District Plan as required by the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan.  

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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