“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
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
“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