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Government Called On To Pay The Country’s Next Rates Bill

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 9:20 am | Social Credit

The government needs to step up and pay the next rates instalment to councils on behalf of property owners and businesses as part of its economic support package. People are facing unprecedented financial stress directly due to the measures implemented ... More >>

No Cheques At Kiwibank Exposes Senior Customers To Covid-19 Risks

Monday, 23 March 2020, 11:04 am | Social Credit

In a letter sent to Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich and board chair Jon Hartley today, we have called on Kiwibank to re-instate the use of cheques as a method of payment to lessen the risk of its senior customers being exposed to the Covid-19 virus. International ... More >>

Bernard Hickey Recommends Using Social Credit Economic Policy

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 3:20 pm | Social Credit

In May last year Treasury suggested the government and the Reserve Bank might have to consider ‘unconventional tools’ like Quantitative Easing and helicopter money, both of which are similar to Social Credit economic ideas. The Reserve Bank this ... More >>

Banks Should Suspend Customer Payments On All Loans

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:38 am | Social Credit

The country's banks should suspend customer payments on all loans, overdrafts, and other advances for a minimum of three months commencing 1st of April. This should include all finance companies owned by or attached to any of the banks. Interest ... More >>

Recovery Package Could Have Cost Taxpayers Zero

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 3:40 pm | Social Credit

Taxpayers will directly fund bigger profits for the shareholders of banks and other overseas financial institutions as a result of the economic rescue package just announced. Taxpayers already pay approximately $4 billion dollars every year in interest payments ... More >>

Reserve Bank’s ‘unconventional Tools’ Needed Now

Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:57 pm | Social Credit

The Reserve Bank needs to dig into its arsenal of ‘unconventional tools’ now and start directly purchasing new government issued bonds. That would provide the government with a source of debt-free zero-interest money that it could use to fund ... More >>

Reserve Bank’s ‘unconventional Tools’ Are Conventional Elsewhere

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 1:00 pm | Social Credit

Yesterday’s announcement by Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr that the bank would consider ‘unconventional tools’ like buying government bonds, would come as a shock to the governors of the central banks in Canada, Japan and China. Finance Ministers ... More >>

Government’s infrastructure plans rob poorest kiwis

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 9:53 am | Social Credit

New Zealanders waiting for hip and knee surgery and other medical procedures, families struggling to put food on the table, and the rural sector, will be funding increased profits for banks and corporate investors following the government’s $12 billion ... More >>

Airport screening for Coronavirus needed now

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 4:50 pm | Social Credit

New Zealand health authorities’ decision not to screen at the country’s airports for the Coronavirus emanating from China is like passengers on the Titanic being told not to worry because the ship was unsinkable. More >>

Kiwis Should Move Their Accounts to a NZ Owned Bank

Wednesday, 1 January 2020, 9:57 am | Social Credit

Kiwis should make a New Year’s resolution to move their bank accounts to Kiwibank, or one of the other wholly owned New Zealand banks, said Social Credit Leader Chris Leitch. More >>

Social Credit Promises Action On Christchurch Rail Plan

Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 8:24 am | Social Credit

The government’s recently released draft NZ Rail Plan totally ignores the need for passenger rail in Christchurch. More >>

Productivity Commission Recommends Milking Ratepayers More

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:09 am | Social Credit

If the Productivity Commission's report on local government funding, released yesterday, had been relied on by NASA as the basis for getting astronauts to the moon, its greatest achievement by now would have been launching a $2 skyrocket 40 feet into the air ... More >>

Robertson Rivals Scrooge at Christmas

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 12:11 pm | Social Credit

New Zealanders waiting for hip and knee surgery and other medical procedures, and families struggling to put food on the table will be funding increased profits for banks and corporate investors following Finance Minister Grant Robertson's $12 billion ... More >>

Helensville Candidate Selection Announcement

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 12:42 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit has chosen a 21 year old as their candidate for the new Helensville electorate. More >>

Banks Higher Capital Requirements A Breath of Fresh Air

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:11 am | Social Credit

The Reserve Bank's proposals for banks to hold higher capital ratios is a breath of fresh air and long overdue. More >>

Dairyworks Takeover should be Ministers’ Decision

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:38 am | Social Credit

Ministers should accept responsibility for the final decision on the takeover of the second largest cheese maker in New Zealand, Dairyworks and not hide under the skirts of the Overseas Investment Office. More >>

New Boundaries Generate Call for Electoral System Re-Vamp

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:25 am | Social Credit

The release of the proposed new electoral boundaries is an appropriate time to consider whether our electoral system is fit for purpose or needs a complete revamp. More >>

Labour goes back to the future on asset sales

Friday, 15 November 2019, 2:04 pm | Social Credit

The party that sold off the BNZ, NZ Rail, Petrocorp, Postbank, the Shipping Corporation, Air New Zealand, the State Insurance Office, the Tourist Hotel Corporation and a host of other New Zealand assets is at it again – with the assistance of its coalition ... More >>

Call For Rural Psychological Support Fund

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:46 am | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the government to establish a $5 million dollar rural support fund to provide psychological and financial support for farmers facing bankruptcy or forced sale of their properties as a result of its proposals on environmental, ... More >>

Fire Water Discharge Amazing Double Standard

Friday, 25 October 2019, 8:58 am | Social Credit

The discharge of water from the SkyCity convention centre fire into the Waitemata Harbour is the most amazing double standard the country has seen in a long time. More >>

 

 

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