Contracting during disaster recovery

Contracting was essential during recovery from the Canterbury earthquakes. Thousands of contracts were drawn up and signed throughout the life of CERA - for employment, purchasing services and organising demolition and construction. Lessons have been identified for future disaster recovery including the challenges of government procurement rules when timeliness is crucial, having appropriate contract management software and ensuring there are specialist staff for specialist contracts.

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