Communication and Community Engagement

Traditional communication is not enough. The foundation for open and honest partnerships with communities comes from engagement, meaningful and regular communication. Here is what we have to share.

Building on strengths to create sustainable growth

Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC) found the solution to...

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Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summaris...

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CCDU Communications: Promoting the central city

In April 2012, the Government established the Christchurch Central Developm...

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CERA’s communication channels

Post-disaster communications require a multiple channel approach to maximis...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many...

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Collaborative communications

Following a disaster there can be information overload as various organisat...

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Communicating effectively in recovery

One Voice Te Reo Kotahi was set up following the February 2011 Canterbury e...

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Communicating in a recovery: CERA’s approach to communications and engagement

From CERA’s inception there was enormous demand for action and answers, a...

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Community Forum: Advocates for the people of greater Christchurch

An overview of the Community Forum – a key community representative group...

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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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Doing the groundwork before disaster strikes

Sharon Torstonson, Executive Officer of the Social Equity Wellbeing Network...

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Greening the Rubble: When your 'why' changes

This case study explores the inevitable question for organisations working...

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Building on strengths to create sustainable growth

Mental Health Education and Resource Centre (MHERC) found the solution to sustainable growth lay in identifying existing strengths and building on that foundation....

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Building social connectedness

Community-led activities build social connections. This case study summarises events that encouraged neighbourliness through community based activities. It describes the ways in which a recovery agenc...

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CCDU Communications: Promoting the central city

In April 2012, the Government established the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU), as part of CERA. CCDU’s role was to lead recovery of the central city. The Christchurch Central Recovery P...

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CERA’s communication channels

Post-disaster communications require a multiple channel approach to maximise reach and cut-through.  This case study outlines the range of communications channels CERA utilised and explores how messa...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many people in the Christchurch community to find shelter and get back on their feet following the Canterbury earthquakes.

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Collaborative communications

Following a disaster there can be information overload as various organisations rush to make information available. CERA recognised the importance of working collaboratively with stakeholders and part...

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Communicating effectively in recovery

One Voice Te Reo Kotahi was set up following the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, to give a voice to Third Sector Organisations, i.e. organisations not formed by the government or private sectors....

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Communicating in a recovery: CERA’s approach to communications and engagement

From CERA’s inception there was enormous demand for action and answers, at both national and local levels. In the challenging, post-earthquake environment, CERA had to find effective ways to communi...

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Community Forum: Advocates for the people of greater Christchurch

An overview of the Community Forum – a key community representative group set up under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2010 to have input into decision-making.

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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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Doing the groundwork before disaster strikes

Sharon Torstonson, Executive Officer of the Social Equity Wellbeing Network (SEWN), shares what actions the organisation took following the earthquakes in Christchurch and some tips for others recove...

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Greening the Rubble: When your 'why' changes

This case study explores the inevitable question for organisations working in recovery: How has our purpose changed, and what will it be moving forward? Greening the Rubble is no exception.

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