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
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

“The $47 million saved in the last twelve months through a crackdown on welfare fraud is just a drop in the bucket” Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson Chris Leitch said today.
Published: 07 August 2014

“Glib one-liners and scripted spin won’t solve the country’s poverty issues or housing crisis”, Democrats for Social Credit Party Leader, Stephnie de Ruyter, told 100 delegates at Party’s 60 th Anniversary Conference in Christchurch at the weekend.
Published: 05 August 2014

“Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not."  Bobby Kennedy said these words. He was a man who believed in justice, equality and human dignity but in this country no one seems to care about these things. The rich are getting richer and the poor are...
Published: 10 August 2014

Thanks to Colin James for pointing out that which many commentators globally have been saying for some time: the global finance system not only needs a re-think, it needs reform.  Just for the record Democrats for Social Credit has not faded away, we are still here and still a registered politica...
Published: 04 July 2014

With the news that New Zealand has a 'rock star' economy it's timely to review what has actually been achieved for New Zealanders to justify the claim.
Published: 03 July 2014

Ten minutes of talkback radio is enough to convince one that there are a myriad of points of view on every subject, and even a discussion with mates over the All Blacks elicits a wide range of opinions.
Published: 29 May 2014

Thank goodness you can't buy your way into Heaven - otherwise it would be filled by rich, self seeking, self gratifying, arrogant people confident of their entitlement to anything they want.  However, you can buy your way into New Zealand and have your way here.
Published: 28 May 2014

Successive governments have had an inability, under current economic parameters, to fund investment in infrastructure and in business, environmental protection and clean-up, an efficient health system, and good education, with our own resources.
Published: 12 May 2014

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Saturday, 23 August 2014
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The Guardian
Issue 65
Guardian Issue 64 
Something to celebrate!


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