Communicating in Recovery

Traditional communication is not enough. It’s about reaching people and ensuring the information is easily digestible in a variety of ways. Here is what we have to share.

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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Collaborative communications

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

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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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Cordon access: An overview

Following the February 2011 earthquake, a cordon closed off most of Christc...

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Creating technologies

This case study details how CERA used innovative IT tools and systems to en...

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programm...

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Working with the private sector to redevelop Christchurch’s central city

This case study looks at the role the private sector played in redeveloping...

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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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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 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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Cordon access: An overview

Following the February 2011 earthquake, a cordon closed off most of Christchurch’s central city. A monitored pass system was implemented by CERA to provide limited, safe access to business owners, t...

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Creating technologies

This case study details how CERA used innovative IT tools and systems to enhance communications and information management in the recovery.

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial. This case study describes the engagement process including a call for ideas, engagement w...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programme to capture, document and share SCIRT learnings and innovations. It aims to make freely available the resources and tools to...

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Working with the private sector to redevelop Christchurch’s central city

This case study looks at the role the private sector played in redeveloping the Christchurch central business district after the devastating earthquake sequence of 2010/11.

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