2007 Creative New Zealand Award
Te Tohu Tiketike a Te Waka Toi - Award for Maori Artists

1994 New Zealand Film and Television Award
Best Entertainment Programme: for Howard Morrison: Now Is The Hour
Nominated for Best Performer in an Entertainment Programme: for Now is the Hour

1986 HMV Entertainer of the Year

1983 Feltex Awards (NZ)
Best Television Entertainer

1982 Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
Golden Microphone

1976 Officer of the Order of the British Empire
For his work with young Māori

1970 Variety Artists Club of New Zealand
Benny Award (supreme award)

1966 Entertainer of the Year