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Bill English resorts to gobbledegook over DHB loans

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:49 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Finance minister Bill English has again rejected the strategy of Reserve Bank loans to reduce DHB debt and has stated that he, "will not enter into further correspondence on this matter". This is in response to the series of letters put to him by ... More >>

A Fair Share for Christchurch

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 1:35 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“The government is lowering the standards for the repair of Christchurch's fresh water, sewage, storm water, and roading systems (collectively known as horizontal infrastructure),” says John Ring, Democrats for Social Credit candidate for Wigram. More >>

Christchurch rebuild cost sharing plan must be improved

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:02 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“The agreement between the government and the Christchurch City Council about sharing costs of the rebuild is due to be revised in December, as some costs are more accurately known now than they were originally,“ says Warren Voight, Local ... More >>

Kiwi voters urged to heed warnings

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:53 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Kiwi voters would do well to note the advice given this week to Queensland people by retired judge and renowned corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter. More >>

DHB funding is health privatisation trial

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 11:31 am | Democrats for Social Credit

National's proposed funding arrangements for West Coast DHB building projects can only be logically explained in terms of the Coast being made a guinea pig towards further privatisation of the public health system, according to Democrats for Social ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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