2014 Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (The Moas)
Nominated for Best Documentary: Voices of the Land: Ngā Reo o te Whenua

2014 Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit
For Services to Film

2012 Sorta Unofficial New Zealand Film Awards
Best Film: The Orator - O Le Tulafale

2011 SPADA Screen Industry Awards (Screen Production and Development Association, New Zealand)
Independent Producer of the Year

2011 Venice Film Festival
Special Mention in Orizzonti (New Horizons) section: The Orator - O Le Tulafale
Cicae International (He)Art Cinema Network - Art Cinema Award: The Orator - O Le Tulafale
CinemaAvvenire Best Film (Il cerchio non e rotondo Award) — given by a young persons' jury to the two films best promoting peace and dialogue between cultures: The Orator - O Le Tulafale

2008 Asia Pacific Film Awards
Nominated for Best Documentary Feature (with Vincent Ward, Margaret Slater, Tainui Stephens and Keero Te Awhimate Tait): for Rain of the Children