2018 Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit
For Services to Theatre, Film and Television 

2010 New Zealand Scriptwriters Awards (NZ Writers Guild)
Best Feature Film Script: The Strength of Water

2009 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Nominated for Best Screenplay - Film: for The Strength Of Water

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Script - One off Drama: for Fish Skin Suit