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 ...
government is 'paranoid, secretive' - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzgovernment is 'paranoid, secretive'Stuff.co.nzPublic servants are being paid to break the law and conceal the Government's activities, Green Party co-leader Russel Norman charged in a keynote speech in Christchurch this week. The state is very powerful. We give it about $60 billion a year in taxes ...and more »
Russel Norman makes fresh 'freedom' call for Tibet ahead of Chinese ... - TVNZ Business RecorderRussel Norman makes fresh 'freedom' call for Tibet ahead of Chinese ...TVNZGreen Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman has met with Tibetan community leaders and monks in Auckland today ahead of the Chinese President's visit later tonight. Dr Norman has been outspoken in the past about his support for the Tibetan community, once ...Tight security for Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to NZ3News NZRelationship with China reflects realityThe Dominion PostGreens welcome Xi, but human rights need to be on agendaScoop.co.nz (press release)Stuff.co.nz -New Zealand Heraldall 500 news articles »
New Zealand's Surveillance Laws Are Anti-People, Says Green Party leader ... - International Business Times AU International Business Times AUNew Zealand's Surveillance Laws Are Anti-People, Says Green Party leader ...International Business Times AUComing down heavily on Prime Minister John Key, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said, "John Key is proposing radical changes that will see innocent New Zealanders being rendered stateless or spied upon in their own homes without a warrant.Norman: No link between terror laws and Cricket World Cup3News NZLabour to give IS bill initial supportRadio New Zealandall 6 news articles »
Norman calls for Key's resignation - 3News NZ 3News NZNorman calls for Key's resignation3News NZGreen Party co-leader Russel Norman has walked past John Key in Parliament's foyer and shouted "the Prime Minister must resign". Dr Norman appeared to be ready for a confrontation with Mr Key as the Prime Minister was talking to reporters, but stopped ...Apologise or resign, MPs tell KeyStuff.co.nzPlanet Key, where reality's 'contested'Independent Community Newspaper'Dirty politics' report directs harsh criticism at SISThe Southland TimesRadio New Zealand International -New Zealand Heraldall 170 news articles »