Relocation after disaster: Engaging with insured residential property owners in greater Christchurch’s land-damaged ‘residential red zone’

The case study outlines the New Zealand government’s response to earthquake-caused land damage in residential areas by way of a voluntary Crown offer to buy ‘red zone’ land from insured property owners, and demonstrates how effective community engagement enables people-centered implementation to occur.

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CERA land zoning policy and the residential red zone

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Implementing the residential red zone programme

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

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Community engagement strategy and framework

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Earthquake Recovery Update Issue 2: August 2011

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