Social Credit Party - Latest News [Page 1]

Scrap Cycling Bridge Proposal

Sunday, 27 June 2021, 5:04 pm | Social Credit Party

The government should scrap plans to build a $750 million walking and cycling bridge across the Waitemata Harbour and instead commission a continuous electric ferry service to transport pedestrians and cyclists across it instead. Apart from the cost, which ... More >>

Money For War But Not For Nurses

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 5:53 am | Social Credit Party

If America declared war on China and called on New Zealand to assist, the government would immediately find the money necessary to provide the guns, bullets and other equipment our armed forces required. If we were at war, there would be no limit to ... More >>

Highway Decision A Kick In The Guts For Northland

Saturday, 5 June 2021, 1:08 pm | Social Credit Party

Lame excuses for cutting the Whangarei to Marsden Point Highway off the government's infrastructure agenda is a clear example of the Labour government's disinterest in one of New Zealand's most depressed regions. It's another kick in the guts for Northland ... More >>

Suggestions That ANZ Action Is In Best Interests Of Customers Is Laughable

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 6:30 am | Social Credit Party

Suggestions by former ANZ Economist Cameron Bagrie that his former employer’s move to implement 40% Loan to Value restrictions shows it is thinking of the best interests of customers would be laughable if it wasn't so tragic. The last thing ... More >>

Treasury & Reserve Bank Suggest Social Credit Solution

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 6:09 am | Social Credit Party

We challenge the government to take up the Monetary Financing option presented to it in an aide-memoire, titled “Quantitative Easing and Monetary Financing Compared”, back in May. The report, jointly written by Treasury and the Reserve Bank, was presented ... More >>

Robertson Not In The Cheerleading Squad

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 8:14 am | Social Credit Party

Hardly any of them will admit it (apart from Richard Prebble, David Seymour and the Taxpayers Union, who claim we already have a Social Credit economy, but who are wrong) but a growing majority of the notable people in New Zealand's economic sphere More >>

Labour Signs Another Lame Duck Agreement

Monday, 16 November 2020, 8:41 am | Social Credit Party

Just as it did after the 2017 general election Labour has signed another lame duck agreement following years of behind closed doors negotiation. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a lame duck agreement for several important reasons. ... More >>

ACT Should Invite Billy Te Kahika To Join

Friday, 6 November 2020, 5:34 am | Social Credit Party

ACT Leader David Seymour is taking up the mantle of conspiracy theorist Billy Te Kahika with his latest pronouncement that “Labour’s latest plan to expand the role of the government in the economy is communism by stealth”. The two are clearly ... More >>

Ban Junk Food Advertising On Television

Monday, 12 October 2020, 8:08 am | Social Credit Party

Big spending announcements by the major parties have ignored the real problems the country needs to front up to, Social Credit Party Leader, Chris Leitch says. One of the biggest heading our way is the freight train of obesity.  Successive ... More >>

Four Year Term Self-Serving Power Grab By National & Labour

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 5:40 am | Social Credit Party

Suggestions by the two J’s on the Leader’s Debate that they both favour a four year parliamentary term are simply a self serving attempt to further entrench the two party dominance of New Zealand’s political scene. This is a classic example ... More >>

6,000 Homeless In Motels A National Disgrace

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 8:22 pm | Social Credit Party

It is a national disgrace that 6,000 Kiwis are being accommodated in motels, and a further 7,000 were in transitional housing, camping grounds, boarding houses, and other temporary accommodation. Another 31,000 are staying with others in a severely ... More >>

Former Aussie Treasurer, Paul Keating, Backing Social Credit

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 4:35 pm | Social Credit Party

Former Australian Treasurer, Paul Keating, is backing Social Credit’s call for New Zealand’s central bank to buy government bonds directly from Treasury instead of on the secondary market. In a letter to Australian media, he criticised Australian ... More >>

TV Debate Criteria Condemned

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 7:33 am | Social Credit Party

A combined release from: Social Credit Party, Opportunities Party, New Conservative Party, Outdoors Party and Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party. The just announced TVNZ change to the criteria for its election debates is unjust, unfair, and an affront ... More >>

Collins Challenged On Debt Repayment

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 2:52 pm | Social Credit Party

Social Credit Party leader Chris Leitch has challenged National Leader Judith Collins to spell out how her party intends to repay what she termed the “significant” amount of debt taken out by the Coalition Government. In her speech to the Canterbury ... More >>

Taxpayers’ Union Promotes Social Credit Policy

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 5:07 am | Social Credit Party

The Taxpayers’ Union has started promoting Social Credit policy in the run up to this year's general election. On Friday it put out an email to all its supporters calling for the adoption of Recall - a process that would enable voters to force ... More >>

Self Imposed Barrier Costing Taxpayer Billions

Monday, 17 August 2020, 6:56 pm | Social Credit Party

In today’s Beehive press conference Finance Minister Grant Robertson admitted that over the coming decades taxpayers will spent billions of dollars paying off the government’s economic rescue package. Not because it is not possible for the ... More >>

All Time Record For Money Creation

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 5:07 am | Social Credit Party

Yesterday’s announcement by the Reserve Bank that it will increase its money creation by an extra $40 billion dollars up to $100 billion over the next two years to buy government IOU’s off banks and rich investors sets an all-time record for money ... More >>

$680,000 Slap In The Face For Westland Farmers

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 5:52 am | Social Credit Party

The resignation of Westland Milk Products chief executive Tony Brendish almost a year to the day the company was sold to Chinese conglomerate Yili makes a mockery of assurances that there was no conflict of interest in top management preparing ... More >>

Social Credit Prevails In First Round In High Court

Monday, 3 August 2020, 3:55 am | Social Credit Party

Social Credit has prevailed in the first round of its High Court challenge to the Overseas Investment Office decision to grant Chinese owned company Hong Kong Jingang permission to take over New Zealand’s second largest milk processing company, Westland ... More >>

Refinery Closure Strategic Mistake

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 5:36 pm | Social Credit Party

Shutting down New Zealand's capability to refine oil by turning Refining New Zealand into an importer of pre-refined fuel would be a grave strategic mistake. Such a move would put New Zealand at the mercy of international oil powers and remove completely ... More >>