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FULL COVERAGE: Scoop News - Green Party Co-Leader Rod Donald Dies Suddenly

Scoop image: Rod Donald with
his youth parliament rep, Rachel Meadowcroft. <i>Image by
Scoop's Kevin List.</i>
Scoop image: Rod Donald with his youth parliament rep, Rachel Meadowcroft. Image by Scoop's Kevin List.

Green Party co-leader Rod Donald died Saturday night at around midnight at his home in St Martins, Christchurch. Mr Donald had last week been ill with a chest infection. It was first believed that a heart attack had caused his death. However, an autopsy has ruled this out. Further tests are being done to establish the cause of Mr Donald's death.

Mr Donald was well known for his honesty and honourable nature – a man true to his principles and was seen by many as this new Parliament's man of human and community ideals. Mr Donald is survived by his partner Nicola and daughters, Holly, Emma, and Zoe. Rod Donald's public funeral will be held at the Christchurch Cathedral, Thursday, 10:30am, followed by a private burial. See... Green Party co-leader Rod Donald Dies Suddenly & a tribute from Scoop's Rosalea Barker - Farewell to Rod Donald from the San Francisco Bay
REACTION:

  • Green Party mourns loss of Co-Leader
  • PM On Death of Rod Donald
  • Don Brash pays tribute to Rod Donald
  • We Farewell A Fine Parliamentarian – Peters
  • Maori Party Statement on Death of Rod Donald
  • ACT Party Pays Tribute to Rod Donald
  • Dunne On The Death Of Rod Donald
  • RECENT AUDIO INTERVIEWS:
  • Scoop Audio: Lyndon Hood IVs Rod Donald (Sept 9 05)
  • 95bFM's Noelle McCarthy IV's Rod Donald (Oct 18 05)

  • Tributes Flow In For Rod Donald:

    CTU President Says Rod Donald Was A Tireless Advocate - “New Zealand has lost a passionate and tireless advocate for sustainable development and social justice” CTU president Ross Wilson said today. “Rod was a key influence in bringing the Green Party and the union movement closer together and we have worked very closely on many issues over the past four years” Ross Wilson said. See… Rod Donald: passionate and tireless advocate

  • GPJA - Rod Donald – Loss of Social Justice Campaigner
  • QPEC - Rod Donald – A Huge Loss for New Zealand
  • MADENZ - Madenz Salutes The Great Rod Donald
  • Alliance - MMP is Rod Donald’s lasting legacy
  • PSA - Rest in peace Rod Donald
  • ARENA - ARENA Saddened By Rod Donald's Death
  • Maritime Union - Maritime Union pays respects to Rod Donald
  • Rep. Of South Africa - Tribute to Rod Donald
  • NDU - Rod Donald Helped Shape our Political Landscape
  • NZNO - Tribute To Mighty Supporter of Workers’ Rights
  • EPMU - Rod Donald was a ‘friend of the house of labour’
  • Greenpeace - Greenpeace Mourns Passing of Rod Donald
  • ECONZ - Rod Donald’s death a loss to Democracy - ECO
  • Uni Staff - University Staff Mourn Loss of Green Party Leader
  • NZUSA - Students mourn the loss of Rod Donald
  • Soil & Health NZ - Rod Donald Will Be Missed
  • Anthony Haas - Rod Donald 1957-2005
  • Marc Alexander - Rod Donald MP
  • Robert Consedine - Rod Donald: Statement from Robert Consedine
  • South African Consulate - Tribute to Rod Donald
  • CPAG - CPAG Mourns the Loss of Rod Donald
  • Democrats for Social Credit - Passing of Rod Donald
  • CAFCA - Rod Donald's Posthumous Messages Regarding Ideals
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