Sara completed a Bachelor of Performing & Screen Arts at UNITEC in Auckland and has worked on both stage and screen. Sara has also worked as a presenter and voiceover artist. Sara works both in NZ and Australia.
Sara has been nominated for film and television awards multiple times and in 2011 Sara won Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film at the Aotearoa Film and Television awards for her role in Matariki in 2011. That year she was also a finalist for Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film for her role in The Insatiable Moon.
Sara has also won Best Actress for playing Kate Sheppard in What Really Happened: The Women’s Vote at the NZ Television Awards in 2012. She is currently starring in Channel 9’s period drama A Place To Call Home, Human Traces and Rake.