Continuing mental health-related tragedies on the West Coast yet again highlight the tragic consequences of the mass closure of New Zealand's safe residential facilities for those at risk, according to DSC health spokesman, David Tranter.
Published: 24 August 2014
Northland, Bay of Plenty, and Wellington ratepayers should not be seduced into accepting the amalgamation of their Councils by a recent amendment to legislation allowing for local boards not community boards, Chris Leitch, Democrats for Social Credit regional development spokesman, and Whangarei c...
Published: 21 August 2014
Oamaru’s most visible attraction is its architectural heritage. Letting the Courthouse go will prove more costly to the local economy than spending the money to save it, and is a short-sighted approach by government, said Hessel Van Wieren, Democrats for Social Credit’s Waitaki candidate and Justi...
Published: 15 August 2014
Recent discussion about the funding of the Grey Hospital re-build may be confusing for some people but the position is actually very simple, according to David Tranter, Democrats for Social Credit Party’s Health Spokesman.
Published: 13 August 2014
The appalling mis-treatment of New Zealand women who have undergone disastrous surgery involving the use of mesh is a national scandal which requires immediate action from the authorities, according to Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) leader Stephnie de Ruyter and health spokesman David Tranter. ...
Published: 12 August 2014
As an election strategy, National continues its policy of beneficiary bashing. No surprises there. The latest is a sanctimonious claim of ‘saving’ $47 million dollars chasing up benefit fraud. John Key calls this “a stunning result for the taxpayer.” Seriously?
Published: 11 August 2014