Setting Up a Recovery Agency

 

 

Working with the Office of the Ombudsman

This case study provides an overview of the relationship between the Canter...

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Working for CERA: Qualities and experience required

This case study outlines the personal qualities needed to work in a disaste...

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Structure and human resources in a recovery agency: Lessons identified

This summary provides key lessons identified from CERA’s structure and hu...

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Staff induction at CERA

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff...

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Setting up recovery information services and technology

This checklist outlines things to consider when setting up an information s...

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Organisation wellbeing programme

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

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Legal work during disaster recovery

CERA’s Legal team worked on a variety of matters that went far beyond gov...

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Key documents of the CERA Programme Management Office

This schedule outlines the key documents CERA’s Project Management Office...

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Finding facilities

This case study examines the unique challenges of accommodating the Canterb...

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Establishing official processes

This case study sets out how the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority e...

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Employment relationships

This guide provides an outline of the employment arrangements used to meet...

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Disaster recovery: Guidelines for finance managers

These guidelines outline the important financial management lessons identif...

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Working with the Office of the Ombudsman

This case study provides an overview of the relationship between the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority and the Office of the Ombudsman. It includes how CERA officials engaged with the Office to...

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Working for CERA: Qualities and experience required

This case study outlines the personal qualities needed to work in a disaster recovery organisation. It also includes important skills and experience that the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority l...

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Structure and human resources in a recovery agency: Lessons identified

This summary provides key lessons identified from CERA’s structure and human resources function. It includes lessons for setting up a recovery agency including key appointments, organisational struc...

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Staff induction at CERA

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff induction process and identifies lessons for future organisations operating in recovery.  

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Setting up recovery information services and technology

This checklist outlines things to consider when setting up an information services and technology function in a new disaster recovery agency.

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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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Legal work during disaster recovery

CERA’s Legal team worked on a variety of matters that went far beyond government business as usual. Knowing the CER Act, having solid processes and systems in place and ensuring staff had full trai...

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Key documents of the CERA Programme Management Office

This schedule outlines the key documents CERA’s Project Management Office (PMO) used as part of its project management framework.

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Finding facilities

This case study examines the unique challenges of accommodating the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority in a shattered city. It looks at the various CERA office locations and identifies the lesso...

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Establishing official processes

This case study sets out how the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority established some of its processes over time. In a disaster recovery environment, processes will often need to be flexible to r...

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Employment relationships

This guide provides an outline of the employment arrangements used to meet CERA’s staffing requirements. It presents an analysis of the types of employment relationships and identified lessons....

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Disaster recovery: Guidelines for finance managers

These guidelines outline the important financial management lessons identified across CERA’s five year existence. Chief Financial Officers working in a disaster recovery environment may wish to cons...

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