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.

Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a...

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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 reportThis chapter discusses the social...

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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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Waimakariri District’s recovery: Shaken and stirred

As part of the Waimakariri District's Civil Defence Emergency Management (C...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Support Service (WESS) debrief meeting minute

This minute records the content of a debrief meeting for the Waimakariri Ea...

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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a major natural disaster using an integrated system of psychosocial services and supports. Residents of greater Christchurch e...

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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 reportThis chapter discusses the social recovery monitoring work undertaken by CERA, including the Canterbury Wellbeing Index which it developed to monitor social r...

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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 grea...

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Waimakariri District’s recovery: Shaken and stirred

As part of the Waimakariri District's Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Controller Development Programme, this presentation outlines the approach and lessons learned from the District's recove...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact of the 4 September and subsequent earthquakes on the town’s infrastructure.  It also outlines the plans prepared by the W...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Support Service (WESS) debrief meeting minute

This minute records the content of a debrief meeting for the Waimakariri Earthquake Support Service (WESS). The purpose of the meeting was to give those involved the opportunity to reflect on the serv...

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