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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 >>

Banks Rush To Raise Interest Rates On Created Money Obscene

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 6:44 am | Social Credit

The obscene rush by the ASB and Kiwibank to increase mortgage rates within minutes of the Reserve Bank increase in the OCR is just cynical, extreme, profit gouging. ASB, ANZ and Kiwibank had already increased rates in mid September, anticipating ... More >>

Taxpayers’ Union Confused On Political Party Funding

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 11:31 am | Social Credit

The Taxpayers’ Union claim that taxpayers should not be forced to fund political parties shows it has little understanding of how much public funding already flows into the pockets of political parties in Parliament. By opposing the review it is ... More >>

Refinery Key To Break Monopoly On Fuel Retailing

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 6:33 am | Social Credit

The potential closure of the Marsden Point oil refinery provides a unique opportunity to break the stranglehold the oil companies have on fuel retailing. Government should purchase it and keep it operating as a State Owned Enterprise. The SOE could become ... More >>

Refinery Petition signatures top 10,000

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 2:40 pm | Social Credit

The petition calling on the government to take action to keep the Marsden Point Oil Refinery operating has topped ten thousand signatures. The petition calls on the government to declare the refinery a strategic asset and keep it operating so ... More >>

Petition Signatures Top 5,000 In Four Days

Friday, 13 August 2021, 10:37 am | Social Credit

The petition started by Social Credit leader Chris Leitch calling on the government to take action to keep the Marsden Point Oil Refinery operating has topped five thousand signatures in just four days. The petition calls on the government to declare the ... More >>

Put New Zealand’s Fuel Security First, Not Oil Company Profits

Monday, 9 August 2021, 4:02 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit leader Chris Leitch started a petition yesterday calling on the government to declare the Marsden Point Oil Refinery a nationally strategic asset, to compulsorily purchase all the shares from the private owners and turn it back into a state owned ... More >>

Refinery Closure A Serious Strategic Mistake

Friday, 6 August 2021, 5:41 am | Social Credit

05.08.21 A decision at tomorrow’s shareholders meeting meaning New Zealand's capability to refine oil will be shut down and Refining New Zealand then becoming an importer of pre-refined fuel would be a serious strategic mistake. Such a move would put New ... More >>

Reserve Bank Should Curb Money Creation By The Commercial Banks

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 6:09 am | Social Credit

Social Credit has called the action of the Reserve Bank to curb its purchase of government bonds off the private banks a sensible and responsible move. Hand in hand with that it now needs to curb the avalanche of money creation that has been going ... More >>

Govt Should Wipe All DHB Slates Clean

Friday, 2 October 2020, 2:04 pm | Social Credit

The government’s decision to write off the debt for the Canterbury District Health Board has been applauded by Social Credit Party Leader, Chris Leitch.It is what we called for at the end of August.The crisis at the Canterbury District Health Board ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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