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DSC demands review of deinstitutionalisation policy

Monday, 25 August 2014, 9:23 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Continuing mental health-related tragedies on the West Coast yet again highlight the tragic consequences of the mass closure of New Zealand's safe residential facilities for those at risk, according to DSC health spokesman, David Tranter. More >>

Council Amalgamations Still Bad Deal

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:35 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Northland, Bay of Plenty, and Wellington ratepayers should not be seduced into accepting the amalgamation of their Councils by a recent amendment to legislation allowing for local boards not community boards, Chris Leitch, Democrats for Social Credit ... More >>

Counting the cost of lost heritage

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:30 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Oamaru’s most visible attraction is its architectural heritage. Letting the Courthouse go will prove more costly to the local economy than spending the money to save it, and is a short-sighted approach by government, said Hessel Van Wieren, Democrats ... More >>

Grey Hospital re-build funding explained

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 1:52 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Wednesday 13 August 2014 Grey Hospital re-build funding explained Recent discussion about the funding of the Grey Hospital re-build may be confusing for some people but the position is actually very simple, according to David Tranter, Democrats for ... More >>

Mesh surgery disasters are a national scandal

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:39 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The appalling mistreatment of New Zealand women who have undergone disastrous surgery involving the use of mesh is a national scandal which requires immediate action from the authorities, according to Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) leader Stephnie de ... More >>

Beneficiary bashing is an expensive strategy

Monday, 11 August 2014, 10:18 am | Democrats for Social Credit

As an election strategy, National continues its policy of beneficiary bashing. No surprises there. The latest is a sanctimonious claim of ‘saving’ $47 million dollars chasing up benefit fraud. John Key calls this “a stunning result for the ... More >>

Beneficiary fraud recovery a drop in the bucket

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:57 am | Democrats for Social Credit

“The $47 million saved in the last twelve months through a crackdown on welfare fraud is just a drop in the bucket” Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson Chris Leitch said today. More >>

Christchurch ratepayers should revolt against asset sales

Monday, 4 August 2014, 10:01 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Christchurch ratepayers should threaten the Council with a ratepayers' revolt if it tries to sell off any of its trading assets, Chris Leitch, Democrats for Social Credit finance spokesman told the Party’s 60th anniversary conference in Christchurch ... More >>

Labour’s Minimum Wage Proposal a Backward Step

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:50 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit finance spokesperson Chris Leitch has attacked Labour’s proposals to increase the minimum wage labelling it ”a backward step for low and middle income earners”. More >>

Democrats for Social Credit Party celebrates 60 years

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 11:58 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Monetary reformers from across New Zealand will celebrate the Democrats for Social Credit Party’s (DSC) 60th anniversary at its annual conference at Quality Hotel Elms in Christchurch this weekend. More >>

TPPA is a bad idea

Monday, 28 July 2014, 12:04 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“Currently New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, the USA, Japan, Malaysia, Canada, and Mexico are still negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Officially talks finished last August, but the reality is that they keep ... More >>

Stop Smart Meters

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:29 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“The Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) wholeheartedly endorses the Stop Smart Meters campaign for a moratorium on installations of smart meters until the technology is proven not be a risk to health, and until home owners are given a choice about ... More >>

Democrats for Social Credit announces Party List

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:49 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit Party Leader, Stephnie de Ruyter, today announced the line up of the Party’s candidates and list rankings for the forthcoming election. The party will field thirty electorate candidates and four list only candidates. More >>

Jason Jobsis for Clutha-Southland

Saturday, 19 July 2014, 10:43 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Queenstown resident Jason Jobsis has been selected to contest the Clutha Southland seat for the Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC). More >>

DSC lodges complaint over grossly inaccurate TVNZ news item

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:04 am | Democrats for Social Credit

“A section of TVNZ’s 6pm news bulletin last Thursday about bank profits was a disgraceful piece of inaccurate and misleading reporting,” Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) Leader, Stephnie de Ruyter, said today. More >>

Carolyn McKenzie stands in Hamilton East

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 1:23 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Accomplished curator, art reviewer and consultant Carolyn McKenzie is standing for the Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) in Hamilton East. More >>

DSC selects Mischele Rhodes for Hamilton West

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 10:29 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Patient's Rights Advocate Mischele Rhodes has been selected as the Democrats for Social Credit Party’s candidate for Hamilton West. As Vice President of Patient's Rights Advocacy Waikato, Ms Rhodes says she is "passionate about championing ... More >>

Govt’s road funding a disgrace

Monday, 7 July 2014, 10:32 am | Democrats for Social Credit

“The recent announcement by the Government that it has allocated $33.5 million for work on two roading black spots is a disgrace”, Whangarei’s Democrats for Social Credit candidate, Chris Leitch, told an election meeting yesterday. The Loop ... More >>

Action needed over continuing mesh surgery crisis

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 3:59 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Annette King's call for an inquiry into the use of mesh in surgery misses the point in that it is action, not inquiries, that are needed since all the information about mesh is well documented, according to Democrats health spokesman David Tranter. More >>

Miriam Mowat to contest Dunedin North for DSC

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 3:56 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Local Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) advocate Miriam Mowat has been selected to stand in the Dunedin North electorate for this year’s general election. More >>

 

 

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