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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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Rangiora women overpowered Rangiora women overpowered

The Rangiora women’s Premier Hockey team met table leaders Avon at the Waimakariri Turf over the weekend. Whilst the first half was a relatively even affair, it was Avon who were able to convert their chances and take the match 1-4. In the Premier men’s match, the Rangiora team were able to take a highly contested match against Avon, 2-1. The division 2-3 Rangiora women’s D2 team had no trouble scoring in their match, winning ...
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North Canterbury Outclass The Students North Canterbury Outclass The Students

The North Canterbury women’s basketball team totally outclassed the University of Canterbury side in the latest round of the Premier competition. The led from start to finish, amassing more than double the points of their opposition, in their 80-38 win. Esra McGoldrick top scored for the local girls, with 24 points. The men’s premier side also picked up a win in their competition albeit much closer, defeating Checkers 85-80. Nat Connell top scored with 16 ...
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Waimak Climb the Ladder Waimak Climb the Ladder

The Waimak CCL Men’s team had a solid win over Universities 5-1 in the weekend. At home on the turf, they controlled the first half, dominating possession, but were unable to convert any of their chances. Minutes into the second half though, Luke Fraser scored, and this opened the floodgates, four goals throughout the second half, Isaac Russell, Kane Fraser, Danny Loney, and Robin Hodson-Seel. University did manage a goal of their own, but rarely ...

Netball Grading Complete Netball Grading Complete

Another cool morning greeted the districts netballers this weekend, as grading continued. The clash between Rangiora High A and Kaiapoi 1 was a determined affair, with the students coming out winners 29-17. Amberley maintained their winning form overcoming Ashley 35-23. Ohoka Two were too good for Kaiapoi High School, winning 41-28, and the Rangiora High B team also romped home over Central Two 40-12. Central Three defeated Kaiapoi Two 41-21, and in a similar ...
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Rangiora High Hang On Rangiora High Hang On

In the UC Secondary School Championship, Rangiora High School travelled to Timaru to take on Timaru Boys High School. Timaru scored early, but two tries to Rangiora halfback Maeva Robati, saw Rangiora take the lead 14-7. Timaru converted a penalty to close the gap to 14-10. Rangiora were then able to break the Timaru defense again, with a try to Lachy Grant, but Timaru countered again with a try of their own. The first ...

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