Russel William Norman (born 1967) is a New Zealand politician and environmentalist. He is a Member of Parliament and male co-leader of the Green Party alongside Metiria Turei.
In New Zealand Norman became involved in organic farming, and was active in the Auckland branch of the Green Party. Later, he worked as an assistant to Green MPs Sue Kedgley, Nandor Tanczos and Keith Locke. He was a researcher for the party from 2002 to 2004 and was the national campaign manager prior to the 2005 election and the national Party Development Co-ordinator afterwards. Following the death of Rod Donald, Norman put his name forward as a contender for the male co-leader position. He won the position on 3 June 2006 at the annual meeting, beating Tanczos, David Clendon and former ...
Preliminary report finds insufficient evidence to substantiate assault allegation Wellington Police say a preliminary report has found there is insufficient evidence tonight to substantiate an allegation of assault arising from an incident during the arrival of China's vice president Xi Jinping at Parliament earlier today. Inspector Peter Cowan, Wellington City Area Police Commander, said police swiftly investigated a complaint of alleged assault from Green Party co-leader Russel Norman.
"Police have spoken to a number of people who witnessed the incident, reviewed available footage, and ...
Pro-Tibetan protester and Green Party co-leader Russel Norman physically clashed with a Chinese delegation as they entered Parliament shortly after midday today. Dr Norman says Chinese security attacked him with an umbrella, and snatched his flag. Did Dr Norman overstep the mark with his protest? Or were the Chinese right to silence him?
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund would be worth $3.2 billion more today if it had performed in line with its ethically invested counterpart in Norway, Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman said today.The NZ Superfund released performance figures this week showing that the Fund has returned 3.4% per annum on average for the last five years. This compares poorly to similar funds overseas:Fund performance comparison over last five years:NZ Super Fund 3.4%Canadian Pension Fund 4.0%Australian AusSuper Funds 4.5%Norwegian Pension Fund 6.6%"If the New Zealand Superannuation Fund had made similar ...
Greens pro-market: Russel Norman - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzGreens pro-market: Russel NormanStuff.co.nzRussel Norman says he is more of a disciple of market forces than is the National Party. The major issues of sustainability can be solved by setting the right incentives and prices, he says. Labour and the Left have generally argued for a more ...and more »
Interview: Green Party co-leader Russel Norman - 3News NZ The GuardianInterview: Green Party co-leader Russel Norman3News NZPatrick Gower talks to Green Party co-leader Russel Norman about the GCSB and his relationship with the National Party. Dr Norman says New Zealanders' privacy and freedoms are being corroded by the GCSB and there needs to be a full and independent ...RAW DATA: Patrick Gower interviews Green Party co-leader Russel NormanNational Business Review (subscription)The Campaign Trail: Dotcom's 'big reveal' heats up beforehandTVNZNew Zealand PM Says US Spying On Kiwis Not Ruled OutInternational Business Times AUStuff.co.nz -Sky News Australia -New Zealand Heraldall 685 news articles »
Russel Norman: Auckland must intensify - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzRussel Norman: Auckland must intensifyStuff.co.nzDr Russel Norman stated his party's position to a crowd of about 100 senior citizens at a Meet the Politicians event organised by Howick and Pakuranga Grey Power on Friday, admitting his opinion is not popular with everyone. "The truth is Auckland is ...and more »
Election 2014: Green leaders in defiant mood despite results - New Zealand Herald 3News NZElection 2014: Green leaders in defiant mood despite resultsNew Zealand HeraldParty Co-leader Metiria Turei and Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman arrive at the Green Party election night event at Hopetoun Alpha, Beresford Square, Auckland. Photo / Jason Dorday. Green Party co-leaders Russel Norman and Metiria Turei were in a ...Greens: We held our groundStuff.co.nzGreens may see lift from special votesNewstalk ZBGreens lament swing to the rightMSN NZ NewsTVNZall 26 news articles »