Social Recovery Environment

Social recovery includes access to quality housing, transport, education, health and community support services. Restoring social wellbeing is a holistic and collaborative process. Here is what we have to share.

 

CERA land zoning policy and the residential red zone

The New Zealand Government (the Crown) developed a set of policies in respo...

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Creating a legacy of social housing

This report tells the story of how Housing New Zealand responded to the aft...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychoso...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the w...

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Monitoring social outcomes

This video describes the social recovery evidence base CERA established and...

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Recipe for Disaster - Building policy on shaky ground

The recovery from the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes presented a subs...

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Recovering Christchurch's central city: The first four years 2011-2015

Operating within the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the Christch...

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the st...

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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a...

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Waimakariri District Council’s integrated, community-based recovery framework

This report focuses on the Waimakariri District Council’s approach to ear...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact...

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CERA land zoning policy and the residential red zone

The New Zealand Government (the Crown) developed a set of policies in response to damaged residential land in greater Christchurch. This social policy initiative was directed at meeting the needs of p...

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Creating a legacy of social housing

This report tells the story of how Housing New Zealand responded to the aftermath of the earthquakes, the formation of its Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Programme (CERP) and the impacts the earthquak...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychosocial recovery. The ‘Community in Mind’ strategy was supplemented by a Shared Programme of Action to capture recovery acti...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the worst affected areas zoned ‘red’. This video describes the community engagement activities undertaken by CERA to implement...

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Monitoring social outcomes

This video describes the social recovery evidence base CERA established and developed over time. Social outcomes monitoring commenced early and informed decision making. The evidence base enabled deci...

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Recipe for Disaster - Building policy on shaky ground

The recovery from the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes presented a substantial challenge for all sectors, in particular central and local government, and the insurance industry. This report provi...

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Recovering Christchurch's central city: The first four years 2011-2015

Operating within the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) was responsible for the recovery of Christchurch’s central city. This narrative chroni...

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC) following the earthquake on 22 February 2011.   The earthquake caused immediate eva...

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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a major earthquake. This report tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC), its staff and its students, as they rose...

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Waimakariri District Council’s integrated, community-based recovery framework

This report focuses on the Waimakariri District Council’s approach to earthquake recovery which was developed as an Integrated, Community-based Recovery Framework and evolved as a result of the Dar...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact of the 4 September and subsequent earthquakes on the town’s infrastructure.  It also outlines the plans prepared by the W...

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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