The Robin Hood Tax

Take some time to view the concept behind our Financial Transactions Tax.

Future News

The Robin Hood Tax campaign takes a cheeky look at what the world might be like in 2024, with a tax which tackles extreme poverty, climate change and cuts to public services.
Stephnie de Ruyter
Stephnie de Ruyter, Party Leader
Party Leader
The Origins of Social Credit
Development of modern banking has resulted in nations losing the power to issue most of their own money. The financial system, worldwide, is based on debt.
Media Releases
“The agreement between the government and the Christchurch City Council about sharing costs of the rebuild is due to be revised in December, as some costs are more accurately known now than they were originally,“ says Warren Voight, Local Body spokesman for Democrats for Social Credit.   
Published: 13 September 2014

Kiwi voters would do well to note the advice given  this week to Queensland people by retired judge and renowned corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter. 
Published: 12 September 2014

The 2014 election campaign has nudged the need for a Financial Transaction Tax into the spotlight, with several parties promoting the tax which has been Democrats for Social Credit policy since the late 1980s .
Published: 08 September 2014

National's proposed funding arrangements for West Coast DHB building projects can only be logically explained in terms of the Coast being made a guinea pig towards further privatisation of the public health system, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter.
Published: 04 September 2014

“In the decade since the market reforms of the electricity sector, there has been little evidence of the sort of planning which would deliver price stability and security of supply to consumers. Instead the opposite is demonstrably apparent. The large players to continue to exercise market power, ...
Published: 27 August 2014

Any intelligent overview of the current election campaign shows the deceitful way in which the parties currently in parliament concentrate on trivialities while evading meaningful discussion of the huge issues confronting New Zealand society, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesm...
Published: 26 August 2014

In stark contrast to the tired old policies being promoted on the hustings by other parties, the Democrats for Social Credit Party has a workable policy platform for the 21st century.
Published: 16 September 2014

‘Efficiency’, like ‘restructuring’, mostly means fewer jobs, more poverty and more money for shareholders. Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) promote efficiencies that benefit everyone, including business.
Published: 15 September 2014

The Democrats for Social Credit Party has always understood that small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of our way of life. Therefore our policies discriminate very much in favour of such enterprises. T he economic health of this class of business is fundamentally linked to the strengt...
Published: 15 September 2014

DSC is firmly convinced that income, and a lack of it, is central to the issue of poverty and inequality.  Too many government assistance programmes (Working for Families, Paid Parental Leave, baby bonuses) are targeted to people in work, discriminating against families who subsist on a benefit, ...
Published: 09 September 2014

Sixty years… sixty years we’ve been politically campaigning. Sixty years of being a registered political party. - How stubborn, dogged, determined, focussed our membership has been … and in fact, must still be …to front up to yet another election.
Published: 01 September 2014

Probably the most irritating but effective question and the best way to illicit a response from anyone unwilling to answer a question is to include WHY as part of the question.
Published: 28 August 2014

What's on
Saturday, 20 September 2014
at 9:00:00 a.m.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014
at 7:30:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014
at 7:00:00 p.m.


The Guardian
Issue 65
Guardian Issue 64 
Something to celebrate!


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