Horizontal Infrastructure

There was unprecedented damage to horizontal infrastructure including roads, fresh water, waste water, storm water, fuel, telecommunications and other services. Here is what we have to share.

An Innovative Alliance

A project of the size and scope of the Christchurch rebuild needs solid sys...

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Building resilience into the Christchurch sewer system

The most costly disruptions always happen when something we take for grante...

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CERA’s Horizontal Infrastructure Programme: Financial management and guidelines for future recovery practitioners

The horizontal infrastructure rebuild was one of the most risk-prone recove...

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CERA’s horizontal infrastructure programme: An introductory overview

Greater Christchurch’s horizontal infrastructure (freshwater, stormwater...

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City Care: Christchurch Earthquake 22 February 2011

The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake was a powerful natural event that...

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Collectively we are stronger

Duncan Gibb was the founding General Manager of the Stronger Christchurch I...

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Considerations for finance managers: Lessons identified from the Canterbury earthquake rebuild

These lessons about financial management were identified through the repair...

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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 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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Forward Works Viewer Brochure

The Forward Works Viewer gives recovery agencies and public and private se...

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Lifelines: Lessons from Natural Hazards in Canterbury

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and the Canterbury Life...

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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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An Innovative Alliance

A project of the size and scope of the Christchurch rebuild needs solid systems backing up the work on the ground. SCIRT’s innovative business processes, built from scratch by a team under intense p...

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Building resilience into the Christchurch sewer system

The most costly disruptions always happen when something we take for granted stops working. Rebuilding Christchurch's sewers involves balancing the demands of time and money against future-proofing th...

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CERA’s Horizontal Infrastructure Programme: Financial management and guidelines for future recovery practitioners

The horizontal infrastructure rebuild was one of the most risk-prone recovery programmes in the Christchurch recovery effort. The following guidelines, which can be read alongside Disaster recovery: G...

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CERA’s horizontal infrastructure programme: An introductory overview

Greater Christchurch’s horizontal infrastructure (freshwater, stormwater and wastewater pipes, and roading assets) suffered significant damage after the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011.   This documen...

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City Care: Christchurch Earthquake 22 February 2011

The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake was a powerful natural event that severely damaged New Zealand's second-largest city.   The earthquake caused widespread damage across Christchurch, especia...

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Collectively we are stronger

Duncan Gibb was the founding General Manager of the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) which was responsible for the massive task of repairing earthquake damaged horizontal infr...

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Considerations for finance managers: Lessons identified from the Canterbury earthquake rebuild

These lessons about financial management were identified through the repair and rebuild of horizontal and vertical infrastructure in greater Christchurch. A Chief Financial Officer or finance manager...

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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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Forward Works Viewer Brochure

The Forward Works Viewer gives recovery agencies and public and private sector users a shared online view of horizontal infrastructure repair and built environment construction plans and activities,...

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Lifelines: Lessons from Natural Hazards in Canterbury

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and the Canterbury Lifeline Utilities Group have collaborated to assemble documented infrastructure-related learnings from the recent Canterbury ear...

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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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