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Clean-up of asbestos fragments in Waimakariri red zone

Clean-up of asbestos fragments in Waimakariri red zone

Monday, 19 September 2016 6:52 p.m. by GovtCera

Clean-up of asbestos fragments in Waimakariri red zone

REGENERATE CHRISTCHURCH CHIEF EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCED

REGENERATE CHRISTCHURCH CHIEF EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCED

Thursday, 16 June 2016 1:40 p.m. by Regenerate Featured Popular

The organisation established to lead regeneration across Christchurch, Regenerate Christchurch, has announced the appointment of Ivan Iafeta as its new chief executive.

Major contract signed for city roading changes

Major contract signed for city roading changes

Friday, 15 April 2016 2:58 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Work to widen Manchester Street and turn the central arterial route into a boulevard will be carried out by construction firm Downer, following the signing of a $26 million contract says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority acting chief executive John Ombler.

Regenerate Christchurch board confirmed

Regenerate Christchurch board confirmed

Friday, 15 April 2016 10:46 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee says the four Ministerial appointees to the board of Regenerate Christchurch bring an impressive range of skills and experience working in greater Christchurch.

Central City development plans going strong

Central City development plans going strong

Thursday, 14 April 2016 2:45 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Gerry Brownlee says central city development plans in Christchurch are going strong.

Change in focus for Canterbury portfolio

Change in focus for Canterbury portfolio

Monday, 11 April 2016 4:04 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Prime Minister John Key has today announced the establishment of a new ministerial portfolio, supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration, which replaces the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery portfolio. 

Future Christchurch Update - April 2016

Future Christchurch Update - April 2016

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 8:51 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives Update - 5 April 2016

Chief Executive's Update - 5 April 2016

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 4:45 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

With the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority due to end on Monday 18 April, the acting Chief Executive John Ombler talks with the chief executives of agencies that are inheriting functions from CERA:
- Peter Mersi, from Land Information New Zealand  
- David Smol from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Chai Chuah from the Ministry of Health
- Andrew Kibblewhite from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
 

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill passes

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill passes

Thursday, 31 March 2016 5:08 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed unanimous support for the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill during its third and final reading in Parliament today.

Broad support secured for Regeneration Bill

Broad support secured for Regeneration Bill

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 3:29 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has acknowledged the time, effort and work by all parties in Parliament to reach a consensus position for the second reading of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill.

Future Christchurch Update - March 2016

Future Christchurch Update - March 2016

Thursday, 10 March 2016 4:59 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives Update - 10 March 2016

Chief Executive's Update - 10 March 2016

Thursday, 10 March 2016 1:04 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he discusses the Valentines Day earthquake with Dr Kelvin Berryman from GNS and how Christchurch's new rebuild standards can give the community comfort over building safety.

Final meeting of Community Forum

Final meeting of Community Forum

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 10:35 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Gerry Brownlee says the Community Forum has met for the last time, signalling the end of an era for the group that has significantly influenced the recovery of greater Christchurch.

Pride in progress as fifth anniversary marked

Pride in progress as fifth anniversary marked

Monday, 22 February 2016 8:50 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Gerry Brownlee says the people of Canterbury can be enormously proud of what they have achieved in the past five years.

Support continues after latest shake

Support continues after latest shake

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 1:56 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Nicky Wagner says Sunday's earthquake provides a timely reminder that it is OK for people to reach out and take advantage of the free counselling and support services on offer.

Future Christchurch Update - February 2016

Future Christchurch Update - February 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016 4:11 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives Update - 11 February 2016

Chief Executive's Update - 11 February 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:28 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks to Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Jo Doyle about her work with children and their families recovering from the psychological effects of the earthquakes.

New features in store for popular playground

New features in store for popular playground

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 6:02 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Extension to keep popular container mall going

Extension to keep popular container mall going

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 3:28 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced an extension of a lease on Crown-owned land to enable the iconic Re:START Mall more time operating at its current site.

Visionarium journey comes to an end

Visionarium journey comes to an end

Monday, 1 February 2016 11:24 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

After 18 months of touring the greater Christchurch region and being visited by more than 70,000 people in the community, the Visionarium ended its journey yesterday in Cathedral Square.

Recovery loses an inspirational leader

Recovery loses an inspirational leader

Monday, 25 January 2016 11:23 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A former senior leader at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Michelle Mitchell, passed away suddenly yesterday after an unexpected illness. She was away for the weekend with her husband in Queenstown.

Global interest in Christchurchs recovery

Global interest in Christchurch's recovery

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:10 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Delegations from more than 30 countries have been hosted by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority since 2011 as diplomats come to see first-hand how the city is recovering.

Global interest in Christchurchs recovery

Global interest in Christchurch's recovery

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:10 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Delegations from more than 30 countries have been hosted by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority since 2011 as diplomats come to see first-hand how the city is recovering.

Strong take-up of red zone offers

Strong take-up of red zone offers

Thursday, 24 December 2015 10:48 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

More than 98 per cent of eligible property owners in the Residential Red Zone have now accepted Crown offers to enable them to move on with their lives.

Wellbeing remains on track

Wellbeing remains on track

Thursday, 24 December 2015 10:30 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Quality of life remains at high levels in greater Christchurch according to the latest Wellbeing Survey by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA).

Horizontal repairs come in under budget

Horizontal repairs come in under budget

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 2:31 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says it’s a credit to all involved that the costs of Christchurch’s horizontal infrastructure repair and replacement programme will come in under the maximum budget allocated, saving taxpayers and ratepayers money.

Chair announced for Regenerate Christchurch

Chair announced for Regenerate Christchurch

Friday, 4 December 2015 3:15 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The first significant step for Christchurch’s joint organisation Regenerate Christchurch has been marked today with the announcement of its chairperson, Andre Lovatt, who is the Chief Executive of the Arts Centre of Christchurch.

Chief Executives Update - 4 December 2015

Chief Executive's Update - 4 December 2015

Friday, 4 December 2015 9:54 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks to Rob Kerr, Development Director for the Margaret Mahy Family Playground, about the exciting work on the playground as it nears completion.

Future Christchurch Update - December 2015

Future Christchurch Update - December 2015

Thursday, 3 December 2015 12:24 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

New phase begins for residential red zones

New phase begins for residential red zones

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 2:19 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Today marks the start of a new phase in Christchurch's earthquake recovery, with responsibility for Crown-owned residential red zone properties transferring from the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Agency (CERA) to Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).

Recovery Plan for Lyttelton Port released

Recovery Plan for Lyttelton Port released

Thursday, 19 November 2015 3:54 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today released the Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan, which allows for the port to be rebuilt and repaired in a timely and appropriate manner.

Public notice: Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Public notice: Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Thursday, 19 November 2015 9:07 a.m. by GovtCera

Following receipt of the draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan from Environment Canterbury on 13 August 2015 the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, the Hon Gerry Brownlee  and called for written comments. 

Director of new Canterbury Group announced

Director of new Canterbury Group announced

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:04 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Michelle Mitchell has been appointed Director of the Canterbury Group within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC).

Future Christchurch Update - November 2015

Future Christchurch Update - November 2015

Thursday, 5 November 2015 3:22 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives update - 5 November 2015

Chief Executive's update - 5 November 2015

Thursday, 5 November 2015 11:52 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks about the upcoming Cup and Show Week to the manager of the event, Richard Attwood.

Proven leader to chair development company

Proven leader to chair development company

Friday, 30 October 2015 1:40 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced Ross Butler as the establishment chair for a new Crown company that will take over development functions from the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority.

Transition Recovery Plan released

Transition Recovery Plan released

Thursday, 22 October 2015 9:34 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today released the finalised plan that sets out the path to the regeneration of Christchurch.

Public Notice: Māori Reservation – 259 Governors Bay Road

Public Notice: Māori Reservation – 259 Governors Bay Road

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 3:35 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority on behalf of the Crown calls a meeting of relevant parties for the following block of land:

Christchurch housing market turning a corner

Christchurch housing market turning a corner

Monday, 19 October 2015 11:28 a.m. by GovtDBH Popular

 

Milestone adds to changing face of red zone

Milestone adds to changing face of red zone

Thursday, 15 October 2015 11:41 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the last of over 300 relocations of Crown-owned houses from the flat land residential red zone marks a significant milestone in the clearance of this vast area of greater Christchurch.

Future Christchurch Update - October 2015

Future Christchurch Update - October 2015

Friday, 9 October 2015 9:42 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

In this issue:

Chief Executives update - 9 October 2015

Chief Executive's update - 9 October 2015

Thursday, 8 October 2015 2:53 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks to Mathew Clark, Manager, Residential Red Zone (flat lands) about the land clearance programme, which has just hit a significant milestone with over 50% of land clearance completed in the flat land residential red zone.

Regenerate Christchurch agency confirmed

Regenerate Christchurch agency confirmed

Friday, 25 September 2015 11:09 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Crown and Christchurch City Council have signalled a new era in central and local government relations with the development of a joint entity to drive the city's regeneration.

Future Christchurch Update - September 2015

Future Christchurch Update - September 2015

Thursday, 10 September 2015 2:28 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Chief Executives update - 10 September 2015

Chief Executive's update - 10 September 2015

Thursday, 10 September 2015 2:21 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The acting Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, John Ombler, gives a monthly update on CERA's work to lead the recovery. This month he talks to Sandy Jenkins from the Canterbury Support Line, 0800-777 846.

New plan for Waimakariri residential red zones

New plan for Waimakariri residential red zones

Thursday, 3 September 2015 9:54 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has directed that a Recovery Plan be prepared for the future use of the residential red zones in the Waimakariri District.

Canterbury Residential Rebuild website Closes

Canterbury Residential Rebuild website Closes

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:37 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Content on the Canterbury Residential Rebuild website - already exists, with fuller contextual information on other sites, for example:

Pubic notice: Amendments to Proposal 9: Natural and Cultural Heritage for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan (Stage 3)

Pubic notice: Amendments to Proposal 9: Natural and Cultural Heritage for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan (Stage 3)

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 8:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to amend the Natural and Cultural Heritage proposal for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan to reinstate the previous permitted activity status for demolition and deconstruction of heritage items where the demolition or deconstruction works are carried out or commissioned by the Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority under section 38 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (CER ...

Public notice: Amendments to Proposal 9: Natural and Cultural Heritage for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan (Stage 3)

Public notice: Amendments to Proposal 9: Natural and Cultural Heritage for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan (Stage 3)

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 8:00 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has decided to amend the Natural and Cultural Heritage proposal for the Christchurch Replacement District Plan to reinstate the previous permitted activity status for demolition and deconstruction of heritage items where the demolition or deconstruction works are carried out or commissioned by the Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority under section 38 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (CER ...

Public Notice: Draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Public Notice: Draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Friday, 14 August 2015 11:39 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, the Hon Gerry Brownlee, has received the draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan from Environment Canterbury (ECan).  The preparation of a draft Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan was directed in June 2014 by the Minister under section 16 of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011.

Feedback sought on port plan

Feedback sought on port plan

Thursday, 13 August 2015 4:39 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee is inviting public comment on a draft recovery plan for the damaged Lyttelton Port and its surrounding area.

Future Christchurch Update - August 2015

Future Christchurch Update - August 2015

Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:44 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

In this issue:

Chief Exectutives update - 13 August 2015

Chief Exectutive's update - 13 August 2015

Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:24 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

John Ombler, Acting Chief Executive, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, chats to developer Antony Gough about his development in the Retail Precinct and broader progress in the city, including the Metro Sports Facility.

Chief Executives update - 13 August 2015

Chief Executive's update - 13 August 2015

Thursday, 13 August 2015 12:24 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

John Ombler, Acting Chief Executive, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, chats to developer Antony Gough about his development in the Retail Precinct and broader progress in the city, including the Metro Sports Facility.

Positive signs of wellbeing recovery continue

Positive signs of wellbeing recovery continue

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 10:54 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner says it is encouraging to see the many signs of progress leading to people's recovery as the fifth anniversary of the September 2010 earthquake approaches.

Over 110,000 visit Future Christchurch hubs

Over 110,000 visit Future Christchurch hubs

Monday, 10 August 2015 5:11 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Future Christchurch Showcase and the mobile Visionarium have set a high standard for community engagement, says Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Acting Chief Executive John Ombler.

New Crown offer process underway

New Crown offer process underway

Thursday, 6 August 2015 9:58 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The process of making new Crown offers to owners of vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone is now underway.

Strong response to Draft Transition Recovery Plan

Strong response to Draft Transition Recovery Plan

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:18 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) has started analysing more than 2500 written comments received on the transition of recovery arrangements in greater Christchurch.

Recovery Plan to allow new red zone offers

Recovery Plan to allow new red zone offers

Thursday, 30 July 2015 9:17 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

A Recovery Plan has been approved that will enable new Crown offers to be made for vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone.