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Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission – Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha

Those who lost relatives and friends in the 22 February earthquake can be assured that there will be a very thorough inquiry into the failure of buildings that resulted in loss of life.
Chair, Justice Mark Cooper
 

Volume 5: Summary and Recommendations in Volumes 5 - 7, Christchurch, the city and approach to this inquiry

Cover image of Volume 5 Summary and Recommendations in Volumes 5-7, Christchurch City and Approach to this Inquiry

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Volume 5 - Contents:

Letter of Transmittal
Introduction

Section 1: Summary and recommendations – Volumes 5–7
Volume 5: Christchurch, the City and approach to this Inquiry
Volume 6: CTV Building
Volume 7: Roles and responsibilities

Section 2: Christchurch, the City
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Maori Settlement in Otautahi (Christchurch)
2.3 European settlement
2.4 Christchurch’s built environment
2.5 Christchurch before the earthquakes
2.6 Economic activity of the region and city
2.7 Impact of the earthquakes

Section 3: Methodology
3.1 Establishment of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission
3.2 Terms of Reference
3.3 The Royal Commission’s approach to the issues
3.4 Records management
3.5 Communications
3.6 Bereaved families, injured and tenants
3.7 Reporting requirements

Appendices: 
Appendix 1: Terms of Reference
Appendix 2: Expert advisors
Appendix 3: Submitters and witnesses
Appendix 4: Hearings Schedule
Appendix 5: Glossary of terms