Cabinet has a number of standing committees, but can also appoint ad hoc committees in special circumstances. In response to the Canterbury earthquake of September 2010 a special committee on Canterbury Earthquake Recovery was set up. Here, members Gerry Brownlee (left) and John Key (right) survey some of the damage to Christchurch buildings with Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker (centre).
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Photograph by David Alexander
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