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.

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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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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Resilience lessons: Orion's 2010 and 2011 earthquake experience

Kestrel Group was commissioned to carry out an independent assessment of Or...

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The Canterbury earthquakes: What are the lessons for New Zealand’s built environment?

This paper was commissioned to identify the built environment lessons from...

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The Value of Lifeline Seismic Risk Mitigation in Christchurch

This report is about the substantial range of risk reduction and readiness...

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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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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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Resilience lessons: Orion's 2010 and 2011 earthquake experience

Kestrel Group was commissioned to carry out an independent assessment of Orion’s responses to the Canterbury earthquakes, including the performance of Orion’s infrastructure and systems, and refle...

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The Canterbury earthquakes: What are the lessons for New Zealand’s built environment?

This paper was commissioned to identify the built environment lessons from the Canterbury earthquakes from leaders involved in Canterbury’s recovery and rebuild. The report was used to highlight key...

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The Value of Lifeline Seismic Risk Mitigation in Christchurch

This report is about the substantial range of risk reduction and readiness steps taken by lifeline utilities in Christchurch over recent years to reduce the impact of earthquakes. The work leading to...

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