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Labour’s BSHIT Budget

Friday, 20 May 2022, 1:50 pm | Social Credit

Bank shareholders, speculators, investors, and ticket clippers will be partying for days over the enormous profits they’ll be expecting following Labour’s budget reveal yesterday. After a 48 percent increase in profits in 2021, banks in particular ... More >>

Don’t Demolish The Refinery – Public Meeting

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:48 pm | Social Credit

A public meeting being held in Whangarei on Sunday will feature five speakers representing key players trying to get the government to take action to keep the Marsden Point oil refinery in operation. Craig Harrison is secretary of the Maritime Union which ... More >>

OCR Hike Will Add To Inflation And Hurt Less Well Off

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:33 am | Social Credit

The orthodox attempt by the Reserve Bank to control inflation by lifting the Official Cash Rate by 50 basis points will hurt beneficiaries, superannuitants, and the low paid with a double whammy effect as businesses recover their additional interest ... More >>

Refinery Will Be Dismantled Before Petition Reported

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 1:52 pm | Social Credit

From: Chris Leitch , Leader Subject: Refinery will be dismantled before petition reported The Marsden Point oil refinery will likely be dismantled before Parliament’s Petitions Committee tables its report on an 18,300 signature petition calling for ... More >>

Fuel Tax Cuts Way Too Tentative

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 6:33 am | Social Credit

The reduction in fuel taxes announced by the government today are welcome but are an incredibly tentative step given the enormous increase in fuel prices in the last few weeks due to the Russia - Ukraine war and general inflation. The government could ... More >>

Invited Guests Should Boycott Refinery Celebration

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 10:35 am | Social Credit

A party for invited guests being held at the Marsden Point Oil Refinery on Friday to celebrate its closure has been slammed as hypocritical, insensitive, and insulting. The plant has not even been closed yet, but a select group of guests has been invited ... More >>

Bank Shareholders Will Be Popping The Champagne Corks

Friday, 25 February 2022, 12:33 pm | Social Credit

Bank shareholders will be popping the champagne corks and toasting the Reserve Bank for its decision to raise the Official Cash Rate. Banks currently have $40 billion in reserves sitting in their accounts at the Reserve Bank on which the Reserve Bank ... More >>

Time For Mallard To Step Down

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 6:56 pm | Social Credit

We support the National Party in its lodgement of a motion of no confidence in Trevor Mallard as he has brought the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives into serious disrepute. He has displayed the same childish behaviour his predecessor Kerry ... More >>

Petition – Keep Kiwibank In Government Ownership

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 6:34 am | Social Credit

Social Credit has started a petition to ensure that Kiwibank remains in 100 percent New Zealand government ownership. A review of the bank's ownership has been instituted by Treasury using outside consultants Goldman Sachs. The review could potentially ... More >>

5000 Hectare Huiarua Station Sale Invites Patagonia Fires To East Coast

Friday, 14 January 2022, 12:13 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the government to step in and stop the sale of Huiarua Station on New Zealand’s East Coast. If the sale to foreign buyers gets overseas investment office approval, the 5000 hectare farm will be turned into pine trees, ... More >>

Call For Kiwibank To Drop Rates

Friday, 7 January 2022, 6:21 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on Kiwibank to drop its lending rates, particularly for first home buyers and small and medium businesses. As a bank owned by all New Zealanders Kiwibank has a responsibility to take into consideration social factors rather than ... More >>

Sack Kiwirail Board And CEO

Monday, 20 December 2021, 7:01 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the government to sack the board and the CEO of Kiwirail following today's announcement that all its long distance passenger services are going to be cancelled. We also want the government to put in sufficient funding to ... More >>

Biofuels Mandate The Ultimate In Hypocrisy

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 5:51 pm | Social Credit

Today's announcement by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods of a biofuels mandate for the transport sector is the ultimate in hypocrisy when she is not prepared to take action to keep the Marsden Point oil refinery operational. Marsden Point ... More >>

Punishing Doctors Is Actually Punishing Patients

Sunday, 5 December 2021, 4:43 pm | Social Credit

The government’s refusal to let GPs, midwives, and other specialist medical staff who are unvaccinated continue to work has no medical foundation and is simply punishment because of their refusal to be vaccinated. That situation has nothing to do with ... More >>

Fuel Price Will Increase With Refinery Closure

Friday, 26 November 2021, 11:02 am | Social Credit

On the eve of presenting an 18,000 signature petition for parliament to National’s acting leader, Shane Reti, Social Credit leader Chris Leitch is predicting the price of fuel will increase once the refinery shuts down. That increase will be felt across ... More >>

Refinery Rethink Welcomed But Still Shortsighted

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 3:50 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit welcomes the release of the government’s rethink on the potential closure of the Marsden Point oil refinery, but calls the cabinet paper “lacking in depth and missing significant wider issues that it should have considered”. ... More >>

Three Waters Proposal Should Be Flushed Down The Drain

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:01 am | Social Credit

Ratepayers and water users are being forced by the government to provide a guaranteed gold plated return to wealthy bank shareholders and New Zealand and overseas investors who will be salivating at the prospect. The spurious reasoning rolled out to try ... More >>

Call For Treatment Kits To Be Issued To Home Isolatees

Friday, 15 October 2021, 10:54 am | Social Credit

Social Credit calls on the government to issue home treatment kits to those who have caught Covid-19 and are to be isolating at home under the just announced scheme. With fears about our hospitals being swamped with Covid cases, it defies common sense ... More >>

Government Should Tell The Truth On Vaccine Mandates

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 3:43 pm | Social Credit

It’s time the government told New Zealanders the truth. Both National and Labour are supporting mandated vaccines and vaccine passports because they’re knee deep in cow pats over their appalling lack of investment in health care. While they were ... More >>

Vaccine Certificates A Failure Before They’re Even Launched

Sunday, 10 October 2021, 5:55 pm | Social Credit

The government's vaccine certificate scheme will be a failure before it's even launched. Customers without a certificate, turned away from larger businesses, still need to make purchases. Those customers will gravitate to smaller businesses. Smaller businesses, ... More >>