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Pam Fraser

Pam FraserI have been around sport all my life and am an avid photographer.  Having completed a degree in communications, became a sports administrator. I also enjoy coaching.  Recently I decided to follow my passion and join the freelance world, in photography and journalism.  My husband and I have three children and enjoy watching their sport, and travelling.

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Depth tested Depth tested

This week’s Country Cricket one day round was a test of the depth across the teams, as a number of Country players were on representative duties. Southbrook showed some grit this weekend when sent in to bat by Weedons. They put on 138/10 from 43.3 overs, with Sam Bing scoring 27, and Matt Boyles 25. Sam Clarke was the best of the Weedons bowlers taking 4/20. However, it wasn’t enough for Southbrook, as Weedons reached ...
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On Track On Track

With only a few weekends of interclub athletics to go before Christmas break, North Canterbury junior athletes are building towards the Colgate games in January. A number of athletes pulled out some excellent results putting them on track for some competitive results for those competing in the new year. Top 3 placings: Miriama Johnathan 8girls 1st Discus  Lily Morrison 11girls 3rd 100m, 3rd Long Jump Sienna Watson 14girls 1st Long Jump, 2nd 100m Mya Phillips 14girls 1st Discus, 2nd ...
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Pegasus parkrun report #218 Pegasus parkrun report #218

Fine weather, very little wind and the very first parkrun for my 6-month old Granddaughter, only another 3-1/2 years before she can register! With such a large number of parkrunners away at other events (most notably the Queenstown Marathon, Half & 10km) it was fantastic to see 72 finishers at Pegasus. 3 members of the Unknown family were among us today, I’d just like to say that when they register as parkrunners they can change ...
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Pride right the ship Pride right the ship

After losing their second round match to Auckland, the Canterbury United Pride got back to winning ways against Waikato Bay of Plenty. But they didn’t have it all their own way, with WaiBoP the first to score. However, a great strike from Whitney Hepburn saw last year’s champions level the score. Just before halftime the Pride scored a second through Britney Lee Nicholson. In the second half, North Canterbury’s Gabi Rennie put the Pride ...
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Impressive rally result Impressive rally result

The Battle of Jacks Ridge Rallysprint featured some of the best rally drivers in the country and some of the biggest names in New Zealand motorsport. Among them was North Canterbury rally driver Matt Summerfield. The event saw competitors blast around 2km of purpose-built gravel road, featuring high speed jumps, technical corners and close proximity to spectators, on former New Zealand champion, Andrew Hawkeswood’s Whitford property. With the Hauraki Gulf, Rangitoto Island and the Auckland ...

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