This section contains background information and details of the consultation process on the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
The table below indicates the approximate timeline and stages in developing the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
|Stage and Activity
|6 November 2012
|Minister's Direction to prepare Land Use Recovery Plan
|November to December 2012
|Consult: Collection of data and workshops with key stakeholder groups
|January to March 2013
|Development and testing of a preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan
|21 March to 22 April 2013
|Consult: Workshops/open forum meetings with key groups and community
|April to May 2013
|Further development of draft Land Use Recovery Plan
|5 July 2013
|Submit draft Land Use Recovery Plan to the Minister
The preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan is available below. A shorter summary was also prepared, which provides an overview of the issues, and the proposed priorities and responses.
Refer to the Errata table for corrections to the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan.
The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon. Gerry Brownlee, directed the Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) to prepare a Land Use Recovery Plan, in a collaborative partnership with its strategic partners: Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, NZ Transport Agency, Christchurch City Council, Selwyn and Waimakariri District Councils.
Fact Sheets summarising the issues and proposed responses for land use, housing and business land in the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan were prepared. FAQs providing answers to common questions about the process and the content of the draft Land Use Recovery Plan were also provided.
The process of developing the preliminary draft Land Use Recovery Plan began with the compilation of two background documents:
These documents drew on extensive existing research and provide the essential overview of the land use challenges to be addressed by the Land Use Recovery Plan.
An integrated assessment was carried out in June 2013 to evaluate early in the development process how well the plan met identified sustainability and well-being criteria.
The assessments, led by Environment Canterbury and the Canterbury District Health Board, aimed to assist with, and check on the content of the plan, providing recommendations to strengthen and improve it.
This is the complete record of official statements released by Environment Canterbury to the media in the development of the draft Land Use Recovery Plan. They are arranged in reverse chronological order - with the most recent first.