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Good progress on Christchurch housing welcomed

Good progress on Christchurch housing welcomed

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 1:15 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Press Release: New Zealand Government

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

Minister vows to hold slumlords to account

Thursday, 23 April 2015 1:49 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch District Plan

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch District Plan

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 2:18 p.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to amend the Christchurch City Plan to facilitate the continued development of the Kintyre Estates subdivision.

Free, impartial advice for Cantabrians extended

Free, impartial advice for Cantabrians extended

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 3:04 p.m. by GovtCera

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner says the continued funding of the Residential Advisory Service (RAS) means more Cantabrians will be able to access free, impartial advice on getting their home repaired or rebuilt.

CERA Acting Chief Executive arrangements extended

CERA Acting Chief Executive arrangements extended

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 11:18 a.m. by GovtCera

State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has today confirmed that Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Acting Chief Executive John Ombler will continue in the role until the end of 2015.Mr Ombler has been Acting Chief Executive since December 2014. Mr Ombler continuing in the role will provide CERA with consistent and stable leadership as it moves through a period of transition.

New process for red zone Crown offers

New process for red zone Crown offers

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 11:16 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

In the Know Hub now open

In the Know Hub now open

Monday, 20 April 2015 9:38 a.m. by GovtCera

A new community-led initiative will give greater Christchurch residents the clear and consistent information they need says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority acting Chief Executive John Ombler.

Ministers praise $120m methamphetamine busts

Ministers praise $120m methamphetamine busts

Friday, 17 April 2015 11:55 a.m. by NickyWagner

Government continues to back central city

Government continues to back central city

Thursday, 16 April 2015 3:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Officer exchange strengthens relationship

Officer exchange strengthens relationship

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 9:18 a.m. by NickyWagner

Chief Executives update - 9 April 2015

Chief Executive's update - 9 April 2015

Friday, 10 April 2015 10:54 a.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Council projects address Crown Manager recommendations

Thursday, 9 April 2015 5:19 p.m. by GovtCCC

Projects already under way are addressing recommendations made in a report on building control functions at Christchurch City Council.

Change.org Petition And OIA On Chch EQC Repair Quality

Change.org Petition And OIA On Chch EQC Repair Quality

Thursday, 9 April 2015 11:25 a.m. by CanterburyClaimants

Peition and OIA By Canterbury Claimants

Future Christchurch Update - April 2015

Future Christchurch Update - April 2015

Thursday, 9 April 2015 10:26 a.m. by GovtCera

Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon River

Fish, eels, punts return to cleaner Avon River

Saturday, 28 March 2015 2:29 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Partial retention of Odeon Theatre being explored

Partial retention of Odeon Theatre being explored

Friday, 27 March 2015 10:44 a.m. by GovtCera

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority is investigating whether key parts of the Odeon Theatre can be retained as it embarks on the demolition of badly damaged parts of the structure.

Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies – have your say!

Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies – have your say!

Thursday, 26 March 2015 1:17 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

“Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry into Parliament’s legislative response to future national emergencies.

Public invited to Victoria Square events

Public invited to Victoria Square events

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

A Walk Through the new Terrace with Antony Gough

A Walk Through the new Terrace with Antony Gough

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 3:44 p.m. by NickyWagner

Recently I took the opportunity for a walk through the new development The Terrace -  It’s going to be a wonderful (and a little quirky – which I like!) asset to the city.   Can’t wait for it to open!

Afternoon sun shines down on the location for a future outdoor restaurant at The Terrace – who will be the lucky tenant?

The Terrace ...

Consultation initiated over Redcliffs School

Consultation initiated over Redcliffs School

Monday, 23 March 2015 4:38 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata has begun consultation with the Board of Trustees of Redcliffs School in Christchurch about the possible closure of the school because of concerns about the long-term safety of the Redcliffs site.

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Enabling legislation for new housing development on Riccarton Racecourse

Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:05 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Special legislation is being proposed to amend the Christchurch Racecourse Reserve Act 1878 to enable a new housing development on Yaldhurst and Steadmans Roads in Riccarton, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Is Cera past its used-by date?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:04 a.m. by MediaThePress

Dust swirls in the nor'wester. Weeds flourish. They are all that does.

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Another $138 million for Christchurch schools

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:46 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say almost $140m is to be spent on the next wave of schools to be repaired and rebuilt in Christchurch.

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Christchurch short-term housing response underway

Monday, 16 March 2015 1:09 p.m. by GovtBeehive Recommended

Vulnerable families and single people in need of housing in Christchurch will be better supported by a new short-term housing service, says Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett.

Chief Executives update - 13 March 2015

Chief Executive's update - 13 March 2015

Friday, 13 March 2015 2:20 p.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.

Human Rights Commission delighted with Supreme Court result

Human Rights Commission delighted with Supreme Court result

Friday, 13 March 2015 12:37 p.m. by HumanRightsComm

The government should act swiftly and take an individualised approach to each of the families remaining in Christchurch’s Red Zone, says Chief Human Rights Commissioner David Rutherford in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the ‘Quake Outcasts’ today.

NZ Supreme Court Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

NZ Supreme Court Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

Friday, 13 March 2015 11:49 a.m. by NZSupremeCourt Popular

Judgment: Quake Outcasts v CERA

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

Friday, 13 March 2015 11:36 a.m. by GovtCera

 

Sharing NZ expertise to reduce disaster risk

Sharing NZ expertise to reduce disaster risk

Friday, 13 March 2015 9:44 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Future Christchurch Update - March 2015

Future Christchurch Update - March 2015

Thursday, 12 March 2015 1:58 p.m. by GovtCera

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 1:46 p.m. by GovtCera

Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Nicky Wagner says hundreds of people have given their opinion on the six short-listed Canterbury Earthquake Memorial designs and the public have until Sunday 15 March to provide further feedback.

Public Notice of Objection to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s intention to dispose of records and documentation.

Public Notice of Objection to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s intention to dispose of records and documentation.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:22 p.m. by WeCAN

On behalf of the people and communities of Christchurch, the Wider Earthquake Communities Action Network (WeCan) are asking for an to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's (CERA) plan to dispose of any records, information or documentation pertaining to:

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Memorial feedback open until Sunday

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 9:18 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Public feedback on Victoria Square design

Public feedback on Victoria Square design

Friday, 6 March 2015 9:07 a.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Appointment made in key rebuild role

Appointment made in key rebuild role

Thursday, 5 March 2015 1:30 p.m. by GovtCera

An interim appointment has today been made to replace outgoing Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs.

Final total for Port Hills Crown offer acceptances

Final total for Port Hills Crown offer acceptances

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 11:36 a.m. by GovtCera

The final total for the acceptance of the Port Hills red zone Crown offer is now available.

Sir John Hansen is a man with a plan

Sir John Hansen is a man with a plan

Saturday, 28 February 2015 4:07 p.m. by MediaThePress

How not to begin an interview. Suggest to a distinguished ex-High Court judge - and current chair of the Press Council - that he might be Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee's political puppet.

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Canterbury Earthquake Memorial Consultation

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 9:53 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

The design for the Memorial is being decided by the 'Ideas to Remember' design process.

50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

50,000th visitor to Future Christchurch Showcase expected

Monday, 23 February 2015 8:22 a.m. by GovtCera

Thousands of people have taken the opportunity to explore everything that is happening in greater Christchurch at the Future Christchurch Showcase with the 50,000th visitor expected this week.

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Port Hills clearances reaches important milestone

Friday, 20 February 2015 11:51 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The clearance of Crown-owned properties in the Port Hills has reached an important milestone with 100 houses now cleared from the red zone.

Survey of Canterbury repairs underway

Survey of Canterbury repairs underway

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 2:13 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Housing

Feedback sought on short-listed Earthquake Memorial designs

Feedback sought on short-listed Earthquake Memorial designs

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 2:34 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Nicky Wagner | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

What do CERA do?

What do CERA do?

Thursday, 12 February 2015 4:23 p.m. by Swiggs Popular

If you didn’t know better you could assume CERA stood for the Canterbury Events and Recreation Authority. Right from the top the minister wants the vision for the rebuilt Christchurch to be the sports capital of the country right down to the operational public facing Facebook page which is home to giraffes and cricket.

Chief Executives update - 12 February 2015

Chief Executive's update - 12 February 2015

Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:13 p.m. by GovtCera

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.

Future Christchurch Update - February 2015

Future Christchurch Update - February 2015

Thursday, 12 February 2015 8:31 a.m. by GovtCera

The first issue of the was published on 12 February 2015. This is jointly produced by CCC and CERA.

Victoria Square: No Need For Change - Open Letter to PM

Victoria Square: No Need For Change - Open Letter to PM

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:23 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: From Christchurch Civic Trust and Historic Places Canterbury

Canterbury Residential Guidance online tool released

Canterbury Residential Guidance online tool released

Thursday, 5 February 2015 11:21 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

An online tool that supports the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) technical guidance document on repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes is now available.

Cera starts to scale back

Cera starts to scale back

Monday, 2 February 2015 11:46 a.m. by MediaThePress

The scaling back of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) is officially underway.

A new era for cricket in post-earthquake Christchurch

A new era for cricket in post-earthquake Christchurch

Friday, 30 January 2015 2:46 p.m. by FutureChristchurch Popular

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan – new residential chapter

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan – new residential chapter

Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:17 a.m. by GovtCera

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, decided to amend the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (the Recovery Plan) to facilitate the recovery and regeneration of the central city.

CERA- Port Hills Red Zone Update

CERA- Port Hills Red Zone Update

Thursday, 15 January 2015 12:32 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers

A message from CERA – Port Hills residential red zone Final offer acceptance date 

Designation lifted on central city properties

Designation lifted on central city properties

Thursday, 8 January 2015 10:40 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Good progress in the development of central city anchor projects means the designation can now be fully or partially lifted from a number of properties.

Exciting vision put forward for Waimakariri red zones

Exciting vision put forward for Waimakariri red zones

Friday, 26 December 2014 8:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and Waimakariri District Council say the public has put forward an exciting vision of open spaces with a community focus for the Waimakariri red zones.

Huge experience on transition advisory board

Huge experience on transition advisory board

Monday, 22 December 2014 4:02 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced an Advisory Board on Transition with a wealth of experience and knowledge about the recovery needs of greater Christchurch.
 

































Horizontal infrastructure review underway

Horizontal infrastructure review underway

Friday, 19 December 2014 4:10 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Work has begun on an agreed review into the rebuild work and costs related to Christchurch's earthquake-damaged horizontal infrastruct

Affordable housing development agreement signed

Affordable housing development agreement signed

Thursday, 18 December 2014 3:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

The Government has signed a development agreement for the construction of 237 homes as part of its affordable housing project on an 11.5-hectare Crown-owned site in Christchurch, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

CTV News - Red Zone Demolition Cera

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 8:04 p.m. by MediaCTV Popular

1800 houses still need to be demolished. Houses on flat land due now to complete by mid 2015. Houses on the port hills due to complete no earlier than end 2015.

Canterbury accommodation help extended

Canterbury accommodation help extended

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 2:54 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley announced today that the Temporary Accommodation Assistance (TAA) programme for Canterbury quake victims would be extended.

Chief Executives update - 12 December 2014

Chief Executive's update - 12 December 2014

Friday, 12 December 2014 3:14 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery.