Transition Recovery Plan

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

It is time to look ahead to the long-term success of the Christchurch rebuild in order to continue growing confidence in greater Christchurch.

The Draft Transition Recovery Plan Greater Christchurch Earthquake Recovery: Transition to Regeneration sets out proposals for the transition of central government’s role in the recovery to long-term arrangements.

The recovery is at a stage where it’s appropriate for central government to progressively move from a role of leadership to supporting local institutions to lead the recovery.

This Draft Plan has been developed in consultation with the Advisory Board on Transition, chaired by Dame Jenny Shipley, central government agencies and CERA’s strategic partners including councils and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.

The Draft Plan sets out proposals for new recovery legislation, a set of new recovery arrangements for the central city and an approach for reporting on priority recovery issues. It also sets out the Government’s decisions on the transfer of recovery responsibilities of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) to other central government agencies.

The public is now encouraged to have your say on the proposals in the Draft Plan.

Feedback from the public will help inform the final Transition Recovery Plan. The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery will decide whether to make any changes to proposals in this Draft Plan.

Submissions close 5pm Thursday 30 July 2015.

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