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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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Tight tussle for students Tight tussle for students

The Rangiora High School 1st XV took on Shirley Boys High School on Friday, at Linfield Park, in the UC Championship.  Shirley Boys piled on the pressure early, and Rangiora succumbed to a try, which was successfully converted. Rangiora worked their way back into the match, and towards the end of the first half, they were the side exerting the most force. The Shirley Boys team could not withhold the strain, and close to ...
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Good Draw For Rangiora Men Good Draw For Rangiora Men

The Rangiora division one men’s hockey side picked up points in a 2-2 draw with Carlton Redcliffs. The Carlton Redcliffs side are currently second in the league, and the result was reward for the improving local lads. The division one women’s team had a narrow defeat 3-4 to Carlton Redcliffs. The division 2-3 sides both suffered defeats too.  Rangiora D2 went down 1-3 to Harewood, and D3 lost 0-2 to the University of Canterbury ...
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Fourth Quarter Fightback Fourth Quarter Fightback

The North Canterbury Premier men’s basketball team came extremely close to taking their match with Atami over the weekend.  Atami got out to a great start, leading 25-9 after the first quarter, however the North Canterbury men hung in, and had closed the gap to 8 by the end of the second quarter, 43-35.  Atami again put the foot down stretching their lead to 72-57 by the three quarter mark.  The final period was ...
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Ohoka Oh So Close Ohoka Oh So Close

The Kaiapoi division one rugby team remain unbeaten in the North Canterbury competition, after clocking up their 4th win on the trot. They defeated Ashley 44-10. This keeps them ahead of Glenmark Cheviot, who were kept to a 17-17 draw by Ohoka.  Ohoka had the chance to create history and an upset from a late penalty, only to see it hit the crossbar. Oxford had a tense tussle with Hurunui, coming out the victors ...
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Waimak rise again Waimak rise again

The Waimak  senior men’s football team have gained another place on the Canterbury Championship League ladder in the weekend after a solid 2-0 win over Parklands. Alex Kedslie got the scoring going, and Lucas Clark finished it off, as Parklands failed to find the back of the net. The clean sheet win leaves the local lads in 4th place, and they remain only three points off the leaders.  The CCL reserve team had another ...

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