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 ...
Apology deadline passes in Russel Norman, Colin Craig spat - TVNZ Sunday Star TimesApology deadline passes in Russel Norman, Colin Craig spatTVNZConservative Party leader Colin Craig has held off from lodging defamation action against Russel Norman over remarks he made at the Big Gay Out. The Green Party co-leader suggested to the gathering that Mr Craig thinks a woman's place is in the kitchen ...Colin Craig sets deadline for Russel Norman's apologySunday Star TimesThe fact it's election year could protect Russel NormanNewstalk ZBCraig prepares to sue Russel NormanRadio New ZealandNew Zealand Herald -3News NZ -Marlborough Expressall 83 news articles »
Craig to limit his defamation claim - New Zealand Herald Gay NZCraig to limit his defamation claimNew Zealand HeraldConservative Party leader Colin Craig and Green Party co-leader Russel Norman. Photo / NZH, Listener. Conservatives leader Colin Craig has backed down from a legal dispute about his comments on homosexuality, saying it would be too expensive and ...Colin Craig presses ahead with defamation actionTVNZGreens launch Norman legal fund appealGay NZCraig to limit defamation claimOtago Daily TimesThe Dominion Post -Newstalk ZBall 20 news articles »