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Christchurch ratepayers urged to fight to keep assets

Monday, 20 April 2015, 2:45 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

In her address to a local meeting today, DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter urged Christchurch ratepayers to fight to retain full ownership of strategic infrastructure assets by lobbying the government for a more creative solution. More >>

Monetary reform proposed for Iceland

Friday, 17 April 2015, 11:01 am | Democrats for Social Credit

DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter today hailed the report ‘Monetary Reform - a better monetary system for Iceland’ as a being triumph of good sense over corporate finance greed. More >>

DSC Wants Enquiry Into Evasive and Delaying Tactics

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 2:19 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Interminable delays and evasive tactics by health authorities when patients and/or their families try to have serious cases of failed hospital treatment properly investigated demand a comprehensive enquiry by appropriately qualified, independent experts, according ... More >>

Whangarei MP’s Advice To Road Campaigner A Disgrace

Monday, 23 March 2015, 3:58 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader, and Whangarei Candidate, Chris Leitch, has labeled the local MP’s advice to the Pipiwai Road Action group “a disgrace”. More >>

Speech to Whangarei Grey Power on TPPA

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 4:20 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Speech to Whangarei Grey Power on TPPA “If you don’t know anything about the TPPA, you are committing your grandchildren to becoming serfs in their own land”, Whangarei’s Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader, Chris Leitch, told a Whangarei ... More >>

Coleman continues dinosaur approach

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 3:58 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Any hope that the new health minister would have a more sensible approach to funding of DHB loans has been rapidly extinguished by the feeble response of Jonathan Coleman to the Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) Party’s enquiry as to his stance on providing ... More >>

Time for Maggie Barry to come clean on 1080

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 10:10 am | Democrats for Social Credit

National's new Conservation Minister Maggie Barrie appears to have gone into hiding over the raging controversy surrounding New Zealand's continuing use of 1080, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter. More >>

Health bureaucrats’ nonsense is laughable

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:18 am | Democrats for Social Credit

The nonsensical statements spouted by DHB bureaucracies in trying to justify their ever-expanding management empires has reached new heights with the WCDHB's latest production of a supposedly new administrative position of "General manager, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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