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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) was set up by the Government to lead recovery work following the devastating earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011.

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Latest Chief Executive updates

  • 13 August 2015

    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.

Future Christchurch Update

  • 13 August, 2015

    Future Christchurch Update - August 2015 PDF 3.8MB, 16 pagesThumbnail image of Future Christchurch Update cover

    In this issue:

    • Arts Festival fills city
    • Sporting boost for Canterbury
    • New playground for Christmas
    • Rebuilding neighbourhoods
    • Elder Care Workers
    • GreenHouse hub
    • Spark bikes
    • Wellbeing progress
    • New ward proposal feedback sought
    • New children’s garden planned
    • Area plans for Ellesmere and Malvern
    • Rangiora street upgrade
    • SCIRT finish line in sight
    • CCC, EQC, SCIRT and Housing NZ updates
    • What's On

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update

  • 12 December, 2014

    Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 39 PDF 4.2MB, 12 pages

    Issue 39 of the Greater Christchurch Recovery Update was published 12 December 2014.

    In this issue:Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 39 - December 2014 cover page

    • Standing tall in Canterbury
    • Christchurch City Council and CERA join up for new monthly update
    • World Cup excitement builds
    • Giraffe art brightens Christchurch
    • Central city anchor projects: How will they look this time next year?
    • Tackling property clearances in the Port Hills
    • Accessible City update
    • Inspiring earthquake mural for Cashmere school
    • Christmas and summer fun collide
    • Support services available over the Christmas and New Year period
    • Friday Night Food Trucks for a Square meal
    • Ballantynes fire memorial rededicated
    • Updates from ECan, SCIRT, CCC, Housing New Zealand, Canterbury Development Corporation, Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils, and EQC

     

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Public Notices

  • 25 August, 2015
    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 Act).
  • 14 August, 2015
    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.
  • 30 July, 2015
    The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery has approved the Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan under section 21(2) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011, following amendments to the Draft Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan. The Residential Red Zone Offer Recovery Plan will enable new Crown offers to be made for vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone. The amendments were publicly notified in The Press and apply immediately.Date published: 30 July 2015 Related information:
  • 23 July, 2015
    The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, has given approval for amendments to be made to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement. These amendments are required to ensure changes directed by Action 46 of the Land Use Recovery Plan and made by section 24(1)(c) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 can operate within the existing framework of the Natural Hazards chapter of the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement.

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