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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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Combined event success Combined event success

Canterbury Athletics held a combined Children’s and Senior event over the weekend. This meant some athletes were competing in dual agegroups or mixed events, pushing them a little harder than usual events.  Farai Musesengwa 9boys, was second in the 9-10 boys 60m and 100m. North Canterbury Athletics coach Jo Ramsay, won the 40–44 year women’s 3000m. Xanthe Jane ran in the mixed 1500m steeplechase, finishing 5th, and she was the first female across the line. ...
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Pegasus parkrun #222 run report Pegasus parkrun #222 run report

It seems like it was only yesterday when the festive season seem to be looming in the distance. Now we are less than a week away from Christmas day and the end of year holiday is almost upon us. Pegasus parkrun will be hosting parkruns at 8am on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day - it would be great to see you there. There is something special planned for the Xmas day event, where we ...
Tahlia Herman Watt on the chase for the Canterbury United Pride

Pride move into final Pride move into final

There were three North Canterbury girls in action for the Canterbury United Pride at English Park in the weekend. Gabi Rennie and Tahlia Herman-Watt started the match, with Freya Witham-Lodge coming on as a substitute. Midweek NZ Football had docked the Auckland side 9 points for an administrative error, meaning the Pride were already through to the final, but the result against the Northern Lights would decide who their opponent would be. Lose and ...
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Darfield keep up pressure Darfield keep up pressure

Darfield kept the pressure on the leaders in the Canterbury Country one day cricket competition, with a good win over the Oxford Rangiora Vikings. Batting first they put on 187/6 from their 45 overs, with Ryan Hughes top scoring with 61 and Jordy Frew finishing 34 not out. The Vikings chased hard and Dylan Smith made 43, with Luke Waghorn adding 25. But it was the five wicket bag, from Liam Foulkes 5/15, that ...
Jess Hendren

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Jess Hendren is the National Secondary Schools Junior girls High Jump Champion. She reached a new New Zealand secondary schools championship record height with her winning jump of 1.77m whilst competing for Rangiora High School at the Championships in Tauranga. Jess also fininshed 5th in the Junior girls Long Jump. Other North Canterbury secondary school athletes making the podium at the National Championships were Zack Lappin from Rangiora New Life School who finished 3rd in ...

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