Story: Interest groups



Following the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake, a group of Cantabrians formed CanCERN – the Canterbury Communities' Earthquake Recovery Network – to lobby for community engagement in the rebuilding of Christchurch. Another aim was to provide information about the recovery process and offer a channel for individuals to share their views and worries. The group's website, shown here, provided a means for this to happen.

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Raymond Miller, 'Interest groups - Community and recreational groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Raymond Miller, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020