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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 >>

Greens Want Even More Taxes

Sunday, 28 June 2020, 4:45 pm | Social Credit Party

The Greens’ new poverty action plan released today may have admirable aims but it will introduce a vastly more intrusive level of investigation into business and private affairs and a bureaucracy that will be enormously costly and will cause more ... More >>

Whangarei Candidate Selection

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 4:44 pm | Social Credit Party

Social Credit has confirmed Whangarei businessman Chris Leitch as its candidate for the Whangarei electorate at this year’s general election. Chris Leitch He is the party leader and was its Whangarei candidate last election and in 2014. In an ... More >>

Publicly Funded Broadcasting Allocation Condemned

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 4:32 pm | Social Credit Party

A combined release from: Social Credit Party Māori Party New Conservative Party NZ Outdoors Party Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party The just announced allocation of publicly funded money to parties for broadcasting for the election campaign is ... More >>

Treasury Apparatchiks Won The Day

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5:52 pm | Social Credit Party

Treasury apparatchiks proved with today’s budget that they still have the Minister of Finance, Grant Robertson, by the short and curlys. Instead of ordinary kiwis, it was they, and the banking fraternity they hail from, who won all the prizes from ... More >>

Nationwide Print Media Campaign Launched

Friday, 24 April 2020, 6:28 pm | Social Credit Party

Social Credit has launched a major print media campaign in nine of the country’s major newspapers to put the pressure on the government to finance its economic rescue package and forthcoming ‘helicopter money’ distribution by sourcing funds direct ... More >>

Ideological Purity Costing Taxpayer Billions

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 1:50 pm | Social Credit Party

Over the coming decades taxpayers will spent billions of dollars paying off the government’s economic rescue package because the Reserve Bank and the Government don’t want to ”blur the lines between fiscal and monetary policy” according ... More >>

Govt should cancel Westpac contract

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 11:52 am | Social Credit Party

The contract with Westpac bank to provide all the government's transactional banking services should be cancelled following the revelations of the last few weeks regarding the bank's flagrant disregard of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism regulations ... More >>

Taxpayers will be banks’ deposit insurance scheme backstop

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:14 am | Social Credit Party

The bank deposit insurance scheme just announced by government is no more then a licence for banks to create even more money out of thin air than they already do and be less responsible about who they lend it to, knowing the taxpayer will bail ... More >>

Politicians Urged to Stop Point Scoring Politics

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 12:09 pm | Social Credit Party

Social Credit party leader Chris Leitch is calling on both National and Labour politicians to stop playing politics and get on with governing the country. More >>

Social Credit condemns Ecuador’s capitulation

Sunday, 14 April 2019, 3:10 pm | Social Credit Party

Social Credit is calling on all New Zealand’s political parties to join it in condemning Ecuador’s capitulation on asylum for Julian Assange and it’s handing him over to British authorities. More >>

Call For Removal Of Fuel Taxes

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 10:17 am | Social Credit Party

In an address to a meeting in Whanganui last night, party leader Chris Leitch said the high price of fuel was strangling small to medium sized businesses and putting undue pressure on the budgets of low and middle income families. More >>

Government Pays Out Counterfeiters

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 2:59 pm | Social Credit Party

The government has put paying out counterfeiters ahead of children’s education and health care on its list of priorities. More >>

Easy Fix for Avalanche of Wage Claims

Sunday, 22 July 2018, 3:37 pm | Social Credit Party

The government could head off the avalanche of wage claims that is coming at them like a runaway freight train by scrapping GST and replacing it with a transactions tax. More >>

Winston Would Find Money If War Was Declared

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:23 pm | Social Credit Party

If America declared war on Russia, North Korea, or Iran and called on New Zealand to assist, Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters’ government would immediately find the money necessary to provide the resources our armed forces required. More >>

Yet Another Party Dashes Kiwi’s Hopes

Monday, 9 July 2018, 7:50 pm | Social Credit Party

The demise of the Opportunities Party is another example of a rich entrepreneur having “a go” at politics without any real commitment to a philosophy or core policy. More >>

Petrol Taxes A Needless Roundabout

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:07 am | Social Credit Party

The combination of petrol tax increases and a higher families package is a needless roundabout that will be self cancelling for some households and unnecessarily expensive for many others. More >>

There Is More Money For Nurses

Monday, 25 June 2018, 2:03 pm | Social Credit Party

Finance Minister Grant Robertson’s claim that any new pay offer to nurses “would have to be made using funds already allocated, as there's no more” is nonsense, according to new Social Credit Party Leader, Chris Leitch. More >>