CERA

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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.

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.

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

Crown reviewing Supreme Court ruling

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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