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 ...
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Patrick Gower Interviews Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman - Scoop.co.nz (press release) The GuardianPatrick Gower Interviews Green Party Co-Leader Russel NormanScoop.co.nz (press release)Patrick Gower: Well, the behaviour of New Zealand spies is, of course, a very big concern for the Green Party, and co-leader Russel Norman is with me now. Good morning, Dr Norman, and if we just pick on what Glenn Greenwald said there, talking about ...New Zealand PM Says US Spying On Kiwis Not Ruled OutInternational Business Times AUKey 'comfortable' NSA is not spying on NZers3News NZGreen Party suspect over Key's stance on NSA basesNewstalk ZBThe Sun Daily -The Farming Showall 685 news articles »
Colin Craig drops defamation case against Russel Norman - 3News NZ 3News NZColin Craig drops defamation case against Russel Norman3News NZCourt action against Green Party co-leader Russel Norman has been dropped by Conservative Party leader Colin Craig for alleged defamation after both parties agreed not to take it any further. Dr Norman made a comment at this year's Big Gay Out festival ...Craig drops defamation case against Russel NormanOtago Daily TimesJoint statement from Russel Norman and Colin CraigScoop.co.nz (press release)Colin Craig and Russel Norman settle defamation spatThe Farming ShowNational Business Review (subscription)all 11 news articles »