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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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Triple Crown for Ramsay Triple Crown for Ramsay

Having already secured both the Canterbury and South Island titles in the master's women’s 40-44 category, Jo Ramsay picked up the National title too, in Dunedin at the NZ Cross Country Championships. Jo completed the 6km course in 26:45 and was the 4th master’s women home over all categories.     Also competing in Dunedin was regular Pegasus parkrunner, John Marshall, who was 3rd in the master’s men’s 50-54 8km event, in a time of 32:35. His ...
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Premier men take down Atami Premier men take down Atami

There are only 6 points separating top from bottom in the Canterbury Premier men’s basketball competition, and despite being on the lower rungs of the ladder, the North Canterbury side defeated the competition leaders Atami, proving just how close this competition is. The North Canterbury lads led from start to finish, with Ethan Rusbatch the top scorer with 26 points, and Nat Connell and Mason Whittaker adding 18 and 16 points respectively. The Premier women ...
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Minor Premiership down to the wire Minor Premiership down to the wire

The Massetti Cup rugby league Minor Premiership has come down to the final weekend. The Linwood Keas hold a slender lead at the top of the table, by for-against, over the Northern Bulldogs.  Both teams had wins in the weekend, and so the final round of the regular season, this weekend, will be the decider. The Northern Bulldogs had a tight first half tussle with the Hornby Panthers, leading 16-12 at the break. But they ...
Dave Collie finished 1st in the M55 category

Podiums at Hagley Podiums at Hagley

It was a great day for North Canterbury cross country runners at the Hagley races, with three runners finding the podium. Dave Collie finished first in the M55 category, and Natasha Mitchell also won her W40 category.  Haven Drinnan made the podium with a third placed finish in the women’s U18 grade. There were a number of other top 10 finishes with Xanthe Jane 5th in the U16 girls, Paul Bouwers also 5th in the ...
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Rangiora High dispatch leaders Rangiora High dispatch leaders

The Rangiora High School 1st XV took on UC Championship leaders St Andrews College in the weekend.  Most would have been backing the unbeaten St Andrews side, but the plucky lads from North Canterbury weren’t letting form stand in their way, and inflicted the first defeat on the College boys, 24-19.  St Andrews College were the first to score, after winning a lineout close to the line, and their halfback was able to dot down ...

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