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 delivers final jabs to Government in speech to Parliament - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzRussel Norman delivers final jabs to Government in speech to ParliamentStuff.co.nzFormer Green Party co-leader Russel Norman has used his final speech in Parliament to take a swing at the Government over dairy emmissions and its record of secrecy. Typically used for light-hearted reflection, Norman's speech was more political than ...Russel Norman gives final speech to ParliamentRadio New ZealandGreen Party farewells Russel NormanScoop.co.nz (press release)Russel Norman bows out3News NZNewstalk ZBall 12 news articles »
Russel Norman bows out of politics but not out of political activism - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzRussel Norman bows out of politics but not out of political activismStuff.co.nzIf the election had played out differently, perhaps Russel Norman would still be co-leader of the Green Party. But while the Greens and Norman take solace as the only left-wing party not take a dive in support, it was a disaster for the left bloc of ...The former Green co-leader leaves Parliament after seven years. Photo / Mark ...New Zealand Heraldall 3 news articles »
Lisa Owen talks to former Russel Norman - Scoop.co.nz (press release) The National Business ReviewLisa Owen talks to former Russel NormanScoop.co.nz (press release)On The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to former Green Party co-leader Russel Norman. Norman says he's told Labour Party it was a “mistake” to roll David Shearer as leader. “I think it could well have changed the course of the election. I do believe that. I ...Russel Norman resigns from Green Party ahead of starting Greenpeace roleTVNZLabour made a mistake rolling David Shearer — Russel NormanThe National Business ReviewTranscript: Russel Norman3News NZVoxy -Radio New Zealand -New Zealand Heraldall 13 news articles »
Marama Davidson replaces Russel Norman - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzMarama Davidson replaces Russel NormanStuff.co.nzAuckland-based Marama Davidson has entered as Parliament's newest MP, replacing Green Party stalwart and former co-leader Russel Norman. Norman's departure has also prompted a minor portfolio reshuffle. Davidson makes up the party's fourth ...Marama Davidson sworn in as a Green MP3News NZMarama Davidson newest Member of Parliament for the Green PartyMāori TelevisionGreen Party welcomes Marama Davidson to ParliamentScoop.co.nz (press release)all 11 news articles »