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: Opening of Parliament Speech - Scoop.co.nz (press release) Russel Norman: Opening of Parliament SpeechScoop.co.nz (press release)The 2014 election offers New Zealanders the opportunity to make history by electing the first genuinely progressive government in more than a generation. The 2014 election offers New Zealanders the opportunity to make history by voting for a strong ...and more »
Russell Norman: 'If you love going to restaurants, don't run one' - The Times (subscription) The Times (subscription)Russell Norman: 'If you love going to restaurants, don't run one'The Times (subscription)I have been talking to Russell Norman for more than an hour, shooting the breeze with the new king of Soho restaurants about the keys to success in his industry, and I feel that we are getting along so well that now seems the perfect moment to pitch my ...and more »
The Restaurant Man on BBC2 - new series with Russell Norman - Scunthorpe Telegraph Scunthorpe TelegraphThe Restaurant Man on BBC2 - new series with Russell NormanScunthorpe TelegraphThe Restaurant Man on BBC2 - new series with Russell Norman. By david_scun | Posted: January 29, 2014. Matt Mollicone, Russell Norman, Rich Zammit , who all appear in the first episode of The Restaurant Man. Picture:BBC/Twenty Twenty Productions ...The Restaurant Man, BBC Two, reviewTelegraph.co.ukall 2 news articles »