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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 >>

Green Party “Dinosaurs on Waste Management”

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:14 am | Social Credit

Social Credit leader Chris Leitch claims the Greens are the ‘dinosaurs’ of the international green movement with their stance over the proposed new rubbish dump for Auckland. More >>

Judicial Review of Overseas Investment Decision

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 3:30 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit is today (approx 4pm) filing papers in the High Court in Wellington to seek judicial review of the Overseas Investment Office decision to grant approval for the takeover of Westland Milk Products by Chinese conglomerate Inner Mongolian ... More >>

One simple action could save Fonterra

Friday, 27 September 2019, 8:33 am | Social Credit

Fonterra’s announcement of its massive loss, and its need to sell a host of assets should rouse the government from sleeping at the wheel as it did over Westland Milk, to re-enact a simple, no cost solution to Fonterra’s financial woes. More >>

Money Week Survey Results Eye Openers

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 11:11 am | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the Commission for Financial Capability to include information on how money originates, on their website and in their educational programmes. More >>

Public funded election broadcasting should be turned on head

Friday, 20 September 2019, 10:29 am | Social Credit

The allocation of money for publicly funded broadcasting for election campaigns should be turned on it's head according to Massey University professor of communication design Claire Robinson. More >>

Complaint to Ombudsman over OIO’s Failure

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 7:25 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit has lodged a complaint with the Ombudsman over the way the Overseas Investment Office is handling its official information request for disclosure of documents on the sale of Westland Milk Products to Chinese company Inner Mongolian ... More >>

Leader’s Address to Conference 2019

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 12:20 pm | Social Credit

The climate is changing. Things are hotting up. The ice is melting. Storms are predicted to get worse. A crisis is on the horizon. We may be too late. More >>

Wellington Electricity Network should be in NZ ownership

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 12:57 pm | Social Credit

Social Credit is calling for the Wellington electricity network to be returned to New Zealand ownership. More >>