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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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Youth basketball booming Youth basketball booming

There were lots of good results on the courts for North Canterbury basketball teams. In the under 15 A grade Rangiora High defeated Burnside 87-79. The North Canterbury middle grade went down 33-53, but the Kaiapoi High team defeated Christs College 115-37. In the under 17 A grade Rangiora High lost a close match with Cashmere 77-84, the Kaiapoi High development grade team defeated Selwyn 73-69 and the North Canterbury side suffered a heavy ...
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Cup runs over Cup runs over

On Tuesday evening the Waimak United women’s team were knocked out of the Reta Fitzpatrick Cup competition by Ferrymead Bays. Waimak struggled to keep possession and were outplayed by the Bays midfield. Former Waimak players Jaz Ball, Ella Fong, and Sophie Williams played particularly well, and were instrumental in the Bays attacking moves. In the end Ferrymead Bays put away two goals and go through to the next round. Waimak United drew Mainland Premier League ...
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Netball grading complete Netball grading complete

There were some exciting games in the final round of grading at the North Canterbury Netball Centre courts at Dudley Park, which bodes well for some tough competition throughout the season. Ohoka 1 and Amberley will both play in the Premier competition, and their final grading match finished with Ohoka winning by a single goal 30-29. Kaiapoi High School and Ohoka Two will also feature in the Premier grade, with the two teams playing ...
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Bulldogs battle to win Bulldogs battle to win

The Northern Bulldogs faced the Celebration Lions at Cuthberts Green. The Lions were celebrating their club day, and it was heading towards being a good one with the Lions taking the lead 10-6 at halftime. However, the Bulldogs were not going to let them enjoy the day too much, and they battled to a 20-14 win. Ethan Plaskett went over for two tries, and Nathaniel Tirikatene and Josh Rawiri, scored one a piece. Rawiri ...
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Pegasus parkun #244 run report Pegasus parkun #244 run report

This week’s parkrun was brought to you by the number three, or rather, numbers containing 3s. I visited Pegasus parkrun today as part of my quest to run all 33 parkrun events in New Zealand (currently 33, the 34th will start in July and hopefully many more will follow). It was my 30th New Zealand event. And my time was the perfect 33:33. I was expecting a frosty morning but my weather app kindly told me ...

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