Russel Norman

Russel Norman is executive director of Greenpeace NZ and a former co-leader of the NZ Green Party.

Politics
Feb 8, 2019

Russel Norman: Nash and Jones are leading NZ fishing into rotten waters

Stuart Nash may be the minister on paper, but, argues Greenpeace's Russel Norman, Shane Jones increasingly appears to be the tail wagging the fish.

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Politics
Dec 20, 2018

How the NZ state enabled oppressive and systematic Stasi-like surveillance

It seems no one was safe from being spied on if they disagreed with government policy, and this should be a Watergate moment, writes Greenpeace's Russel Norman

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Politics
Nov 7, 2017

Let's untie Fonterra's hands, and see what they can do for NZ rivers

The government must urgently change the rules so Fonterra is no longer obliged to pick up milk from new dairy conversions, argues Russel Norman of Greenpeace NZ.

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Politics
Jul 21, 2016

A US warship is coming here for the first time since 1987. Greenpeace NZ’s head explains why he’s celebrating

At Greenpeace we’re not so big into war. We like peace, hence the name. But the US government’s decision to send a ship here marks something distinctly positive – a …

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