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 ...
Mike Sabin and Russel Norman announce resignations - Indian Weekender Mike Sabin and Russel Norman announce resignationsIndian WeekenderBack at the Beehive it was a different mood as Russel Norman announced his resignation as co-leader of the Green Party. His reasons were in order to spend more time with his young family, and to allow new leadership to step forward. However, Norman ...John Armstrong: Frenzy over Key's knowledge of Sabin affair patheticNew Zealand HeraldAbbott's battles shadow Key's woesStuff.co.nzall 10 news articles »
New baby for Greens co-leader Russel Norman and wife - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzNew baby for Greens co-leader Russel Norman and wifeStuff.co.nzGreens co-leader Russel Norman is celebrating the birth of his third child - but details are under wraps. Deeply private Norman, 47, and partner Katya Paquin welcomed a baby daughter to their family over the summer holidays. They already have two sons.and more »
Dr Russel Norman's Opening of Parliament Speech - Scoop.co.nz (press release) Dr Russel Norman's Opening of Parliament SpeechScoop.co.nz (press release)Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman's Opening of Parliament speech. The Green Party has set its two key political priorities for the next term as tackling climate change and inequality and has issued a challenge to the Government to make 2015 the ...
Losing Russel Norman a huge blow to Greens - Stuff.co.nz Stuff.co.nzLosing Russel Norman a huge blow to GreensStuff.co.nzGreen Party co leader Russel Norman has announced he will not seek another term as co leader. ANALYSIS: Renewal, blah, blah. However the Greens look at it, Russel Norman will be missed and his decision to step down from the co-leadership will be a ...Russel Norman steps downRadio New Zealand'Maybe I need to do something else' - Russel NormanTVNZRussel Norman's resignation as Greens co-leader 'a vote of confidence in me ...New Zealand Herald3News NZ -Scoop.co.nz -Māori Televisionall 65 news articles »