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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 >>

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 >>