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The Alexandra-based woolhandler and shearer has gone from one success to another, the most recent being a win in the historic first New Zealand Shearing Championships' women's shearing final in Te Kuiti late last week.
Last year, Karauria (30) was one of the stars of the successful documentary She Shears, which featured five women shearers, and she also achieved master woolhandler status.
Earlier this year, she was selected to represent New Zealand in woolhandling at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Le Dorat, France, in July, and she was named New Zealand Rural Sportswoman of the Year.
On Friday night, she beat world women's nine-hours lamb shearing record-holder Emily Welch, of Waikaretu, a fellow She Shears star, to claim the national shearing title.
Heavily involved in managing her father Dion Morrell's Central Otago-based shearing contracting business, Karauria had not had a lot of hands-on shearing recently and was thrilled with the win.
She has also overcome the effects of life-threatening injuries she suffered in 2008 in a vehicle crash.
The New Zealand shearing and woolhandling team for the world championships has now been confirmed, following the New Zealand championships.
It comprises machine shearers Rowland Smith (Hawke's Bay), Cam Ferguson (Waipawa), woolhandlers Sheree Alabaster (Taihape) and Karauria, and blade shearers Tony Dobbs (Fairlie), and Allan Oldfield (Geraldine).
It will be managed by Ken Payne, of Balclutha.