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 ...
Russel Norman: It's difficult to know water policy cost - TVNZ Russel Norman: It's difficult to know water policy costTVNZThe Green Party will not be drawn on how much its environmental policy will cost. The party says its three point policy - to be rolled out over the course of its election campaign - will see water quality improved, protection plans put in place for ...Big on aspiration but low on detailsManawatu StandardGreen Party launches key election priorityScoop.co.nz (press release)all 7 news articles »
Metiria Turei & Russel Norman - Green Party - Radio New Zealand Metiria Turei & Russel Norman - Green PartyRadio New ZealandMetiria Turei (Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Ati hau nui a Paparangi, Rangitane, Raukawa) entered Parliament in 2002 as a Green Party list MP. Russel Norman has been the Green Party co-leader since 2006, and entered Parliament as a list MP in 2008.
Russel Norman struts his Aussie stuff - Stuff.co.nz Russel Norman struts his Aussie stuffStuff.co.nzHelen Clark did the chicken dance, Pete Hodgson and Trevor Mallard created a sensation by crumping and now Green co-leader Russel Norman has taken the plunge with the "kangaroo dance", complete with coloured ribbons. Norman, who has two young ...and more »