Social Recovery

Social recovery includes access to quality housing, transport, education, health and community support services. Restoring social wellbeing is a holistic and collaborative process. 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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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work u...

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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses CERA’s...

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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing res...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research tha...

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Monitoring human rights in the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

This report examines the human rights challenges that have emerged during t...

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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and chal...

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Social and cultural outcomes

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

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The social recovery portfolio

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

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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for pro...

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Understanding Social Recovery

This report provides social recovery practitioners with strategies, activit...

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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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Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency Group: Lessons learned following the earthquakes of 22 February 2011

This document discusses the ‘lessons learned’ as a result of the work undertaken by the Christchurch Migrant Inter-Agency group, set up to support migrants and refugees following the February 22 e...

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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses CERA’s Community Resilience Programme which led and coordinated the psychosocial system of services and supports across a number of...

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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large numbers of very old people will be living in the community, many alone or with a spouse of similar age, many suffering from c...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (main document)

The objective of the literature review is to gather and assess existing research on the impacts post-disaster arts and culture have had on social, economic, health and cultural wellbeing in Christchur...

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Gauging the impacts of post-disaster Arts and Culture initiatives in Christchurch (summary of findings)

The objective of this literature review is to assess existing research that has evaluated post-disaster creative and artistic programmes in Christchurch with respect to how they have impacted on soci...

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Monitoring human rights in the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

This report examines the human rights challenges that have emerged during the Canterbury earthquake recovery, and calls for human rights standards to be the essential foundation for a fair and just re...

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Rū Whenua Review

The purpose of the Rū Whenua Review is to understand the barriers and challenges for reaching whānau in critical contexts and to generate “more impact” for whānau transformation across greater...

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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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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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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for profit sector) has been, and remains, central to helping communities and individuals recover after the Christchurch earthquakes....

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Understanding Social Recovery

This report provides social recovery practitioners with strategies, activities and lessons learned by CERA’s social recovery leaders between 2011 and 2016.   It describes the recovery context of gr...

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