2017 Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM)
For services to the arts 

2002 TV Guide New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Entertainment/Comedy Performance: for Willy Nilly

2001 TV Guide Television Awards
Nominated for Best Actor: for Willy Nilly

1991 Fantafestival (Italy)
Best Actress: For Heidi in Meet the Feebles

1990 New Zealand Film Awards
Nominated for Best Female Performance (with Danny Mulheron): for Meet the Feebles
Nominated for Best Performance in a Supporting Role (with puppeteer Ramon Rivero): for Meet the Feebles