Age: 23
Star Sign: Leo
Hometown: Lugansk, Ukraine
Where are you based now? Auckland

Born in the Ukraine, law student Karina also lived in Vanuatu before her family settled in Auckland. She attributes being raised by her Russian mother and grandmother for her ability to being able to remain extremely calm and patient during arguments.She’s been told that she looks like Ivanka Trump (and we can see why!). She’s looking for someone who is funny, outgoing, caring, sporty, driven, successful and kind.  She is a fluent Russian speaker and spent a few months learning Chinese – a language she’d like to master in the future.

What are the qualities you most value in others? Manners, the ability to be rational, kindness, empathy, generosity and the ability to stay quiet when needed.

What do you hope to get out of this experience? A partner, new friends… and a great story to tell my grandchildren!