Residential Red Zone

Defining land as a residential red zone was done so using the following criteria: there is significant and extensive area wide land damage, the extent of the damage required an area-wide solution, engineering solutions would be uncertain, disruptive, not timely, and not cost-effective and the health and wellbeing of residents was at risk from remaining in the area for prolonged periods.

CERA land zoning policy and the residential red zone

The New Zealand Government (the Crown) developed a set of policies in respo...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the w...

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Residential Advisory Service

Ch.9: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
The...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This ca...

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CERA land zoning policy and the residential red zone

The New Zealand Government (the Crown) developed a set of policies in response to damaged residential land in greater Christchurch. This social policy initiative was directed at meeting the needs of p...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected communities. Often people will be stressed and anxious and the engagement messages may involve difficult decisions about peop...

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

As a result of the earthquakes, land damage and life risk saw some of the worst affected areas zoned ‘red’. This video describes the community engagement activities undertaken by CERA to implement...

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Residential Advisory Service

Ch.9: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video The Residential Advisory Service is a free and impartial client-centred service to support property owners to resolve their insur...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This case study focuses on the Residential Advisory Service, a free, impartial, client-centred advice service to help property owner...

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