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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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a...

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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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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large...

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Housing recovery

Ch.4: Understanding Social Recovery report 
This chapter discusses CERA’...

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Monitoring human rights in the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

This report examines the human rights challenges that have emerged during t...

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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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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and chal...

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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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Social and cultural outcomes

Ch.2: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses the socia...

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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for pro...

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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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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a major natural disaster using an integrated system of psychosocial services and supports. Residents of greater Christchurch e...

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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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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large numbers of very old people will be living in the community, many alone or with a spouse of similar age, many suffering from c...

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Housing recovery

Ch.4: Understanding Social Recovery report  This chapter discusses CERA’s Housing Recovery Programme which responded to the residential housing and land damage caused by the Canterbury earthquakes....

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Monitoring human rights in the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

This report examines the human rights challenges that have emerged during the Canterbury earthquake recovery, and calls for human rights standards to be the essential foundation for a fair and just re...

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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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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and challenges for reaching whānau in critical contexts and to generate “more impact” for whānau transformation across greater...

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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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Social and cultural outcomes

Ch.2: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses the social recovery monitoring work undertaken by CERA, including the Canterbury Wellbeing Index which it developed to monitor social...

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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for profit sector) has been, and remains, central to helping communities and individuals recover after the Christchurch earthquakes....

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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