Community Engagement

The foundation for open and honest partnerships with communities comes from engagement, meaningful and regular communication. Here is what we have to share.

Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury...

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Social and cultural outcomes

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

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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—t...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses social re...

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Waimakariri District Council’s integrated, community-based recovery framework

This report focuses on the Waimakariri District Council’s approach to ear...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact...

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Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury communities after a series of devastating earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.   The research explores how the communities responde...

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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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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—they are the essential ingredient to a meaningful and sustainable recovery, and they require support. This report was submitt...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses social recovery leadership from within a central government agency based in the disaster affected region. It gives an overview of the...

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Waimakariri District Council’s integrated, community-based recovery framework

This report focuses on the Waimakariri District Council’s approach to earthquake recovery which was developed as an Integrated, Community-based Recovery Framework and evolved as a result of the Dar...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact of the 4 September and subsequent earthquakes on the town’s infrastructure.  It also outlines the plans prepared by the W...

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