Human Resources

In this topic people share their insights and reflections on working in recovery. Human Resources also includes staff engagement and wellbeing, recruitment practices, and facilities.

Offsite health and safety

This case study looks at CERA’s offsite health and safety responsibilitie...

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Organisation wellbeing programme

This guide outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s wellbe...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 1

John Cumberpatch looks back on CERA’s workplace culture as the organisati...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 2

In this interview excerpt, CCDU Principal Advisor Andrew Bowman talks about...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 3

In this interview excerpt, Development Director John O’Hagan describes wi...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 4

Horizontal Infrastructure team manager Rob Rouse provides his insights on h...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 5

In this interview excerpt, Senior Advisor Huia Lambie reflects on the richn...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 6

Human Resources advisor Kylie Frisby discusses her experience of working in...

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 7

Bronwyn Arthur, Chief Legal Officer at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery A...

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the st...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

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

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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a...

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Offsite health and safety

This case study looks at CERA’s offsite health and safety responsibilities. It discusses the risks of working inside and around earthquake-damaged buildings and demolishing residential red zone prop...

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Organisation wellbeing programme

This guide outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s wellbeing programme and key wellbeing initiatives it provided to staff.    

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 1

John Cumberpatch looks back on CERA’s workplace culture as the organisation prepares to wind down.

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 2

In this interview excerpt, CCDU Principal Advisor Andrew Bowman talks about the consortium which came together to deliver the blueprint for Christchurch’s central city in 100 days.

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 3

In this interview excerpt, Development Director John O’Hagan describes witnessing the damage caused by the 22 February 2011 earthquake.

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 4

Horizontal Infrastructure team manager Rob Rouse provides his insights on how to manage the pressures of working in a recovery environment.

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 5

In this interview excerpt, Senior Advisor Huia Lambie reflects on the richness of her experience of working at CERA. 

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 6

Human Resources advisor Kylie Frisby discusses her experience of working in a fast-paced recovery environment.

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Reflections on recovery: Episode 7

Bronwyn Arthur, Chief Legal Officer at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority reflects on the development of CERA and the effect of aftershocks on work relationships.

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Resilience tested: A year and a half of ten thousand aftershocks

Resilience Tested is a companion to Shaken but not Stirred. It tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC) following the earthquake on 22 February 2011.   The earthquake caused immediate eva...

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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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Shaken but not Stirred: A University’s Resilience in the Face of Adversity. 4th September 2010 Earthquake

On 4 September 2010, people in Canterbury were shaken from their beds by a major earthquake. This report tells the story of the University of Canterbury (UC), its staff and its students, as they rose...

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