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Frequently Asked Questions - SCIRT

What is the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild project all about?
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Creating resilient infrastructure that gives people security and confidence in the future of Christchurch.

What is the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild?
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The infrastructure rebuild is a programme of projects underway to rebuild (repair or replace) our city’s horizontal infrastructure (roads, fresh water, wastewater and storm water systems and others) that were damaged by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes and aftershocks.

Who is paying for the infrastructure rebuild?
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Funding for the infrastructure rebuild is being provided through Christchurch City Council, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) - now transferred to the Deparment of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).

Who is delivering the infrastructure rebuild?
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SCIRT (Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) is a partnership between Christchurch City Council, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) - transferred to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in April 2016, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), City Care, Downer, Fletcher Construction, Fulton Hogan, and McConnell Dowell.