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NZCID report a useful guide for recovery work

NZCID report a useful guide for recovery work

Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:11 a.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says feedback provided to the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID) by stakeholders in Christchurch’s rebuild will help inform the government’s ongoing work programme.

Chief Executives update - 11 April 2014

Chief Executive's update - 11 April 2014

Friday, 11 April 2014 3:26 p.m. by GovtCera

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 31 (April 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 31 (April 2014)

Friday, 11 April 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtCera

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Wellingtons chance to see Christchurchs Amazing Place

Wellington's chance to see Christchurch's Amazing Place

Friday, 28 March 2014 12:36 p.m. by GovtCera

The imaginative and innovative playground designs created by Canterbury’s school children will be on show on Wellington’s waterfront for the next four weeks.

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Dumping in Residential Red Zone under investigation

Friday, 21 March 2014 2:08 p.m. by GovtCera

While the dumping of commercial and domestic waste in the Residential Red Zone has been an issue for some time, a joint investigation by CERA, ECan and the Christchurch City Council in to illegal industrial waste dumping by a contractor is now underway.

Safety and security challenges for CERA staff in the Residential Red Zone

Safety and security challenges for CERA staff in the Residential Red Zone

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:25 a.m. by GovtCera

Tourists using bedrooms as toilets and post-settlement bonfires are just some of the challenges faced by Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff tasked with keeping an eye on Crown-owned properties in the Residential Red Zone.

Secondary stressors now a larger factor for earthquake affected residents

Secondary stressors now a larger factor for earthquake affected residents

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtCera

Results of the third Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority Wellbeing Survey released today show secondary stressors are now more keenly felt by those affected by the earthquakes.

Roger Sutton to lose his locks today for cancer research

Roger Sutton to lose his locks today for cancer research

Monday, 17 March 2014 10:24 a.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority chief executive Roger Sutton will have his hair shaved off today as part of Shave Week, the annual fundraiser for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer.

Chief Executives update - 7 March 2014

Chief Executive's update - 7 March 2014

Friday, 7 March 2014 4:12 p.m. by GovtCera

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 30 (March 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 30 (March 2014)

Friday, 7 March 2014 3:55 p.m. by GovtCera

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About CERA

 

Overview

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) is the agency established by the Government to lead and coordinate the ongoing recovery effort following the devastating earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011.

The scale of the disaster means the overall recovery requires integrated and timely decision making across a range of organisations.

CERA is supporting a range of organisations in making well co-ordinated and timely decisions. It aims to help restore the social, economic, cultural and environmental well-being of greater Christchurch communities.

Our role

Our role includes:

  • Providing leadership and coordination for the ongoing recovery effort.
  • Focusing on business recovery, restoring local communities and making sure the right structures are in place for rebuilding.
  • Enabling an effective and timely rebuilding.
  • Working closely with Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council, Waimakariri District Council and Environment Canterbury and engaging with local communities of greater Christchurch, including Ngāi Tahu, the private sector and the business sector.
  • Keeping people and communities informed.

How does CERA work?

CERA reports to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Gerry Brownlee, who is responsible for coordinating the planning, spending, and actual rebuilding work needed for the recovery.

Special powers have been vested in the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery and the new Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority in order to enable an effective, timely and co-ordinated rebuilding and recovery effort. 

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery and CERA will be working in a spirit of collaboration with the Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council, Waimakariri District Council and Environment Canterbury and engage with the local communities of greater Christchurch, including Ngai Tahu, the private sector and business interests.

In addition a forum of Canterbury cross-party parliamentary members will be set-up to share information on the recovery efforts.

CERA will be funded by way of a new separate Vote.

Please click any of the links below to view any of the office government papers relating to the CERA.

 
    cera-cabinet-minute-1.pdf
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Cabinet Minute of Decision: Paper 1 1947k   Mar 28, 2011 3:56 PM  
    cera-cabinet-minute-2.pdf
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Cabinet Minute of Decision: Paper 2 4501k   Mar 28, 2011 3:56 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-governance-A3.ppt
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Cabinet Paper: Governance A3 68k   Mar 29, 2011 8:39 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-governance-arrangements-A3.pdf
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Cabinet Paper: Governance Arrangements A3 Diagram 216k   Mar 28, 2011 3:53 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-governance-arrangements.pdf
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Cabinet Paper: Governance Arrangements 585k   Mar 28, 2011 3:52 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-governance.doc
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Cabinet Paper: Governance 365k   Mar 29, 2011 8:38 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-powers.doc
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Cabinet Paper: Powers 193k   Mar 29, 2011 8:38 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-powers.pdf
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Cabinet Paper: Powers 796k   Mar 28, 2011 3:54 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-powers-table.doc
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Cabinet Paper: Powers Table 118k   Mar 29, 2011 8:39 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-powers-table.pdf
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Cabinet Paper: Powers – Table 396k   Mar 28, 2011 3:54 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-ris.doc
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Cabinet Paper: Regulatory Impact Statement 136k   Mar 29, 2011 8:40 PM  
    cera-cab-paper-ris.pdf
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Cabinet Paper: Regulatory Impact Statement 469k   Mar 28, 2011 3:55 PM  
    minister-cera-290311.pdf
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Minister Brownlees statement 23k   Mar 28, 2011 12:52 PM  
    prime-minister-cera-290311.pdf
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Prime Ministers statement 17k   Mar 28, 2011 12:24 PM  
    q+a-cera-290311.pdf
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Questions and answers about CERA 56k   Mar 28, 2011 1:24 PM  
offical site is www.cera.govt.nz

 

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